Fiona Bromelow lives in the southwest of the UK. She and her husband have two adult daughters and two small granddaughters. She earned a BA in History at the University of Exeter and then worked with adults with learning disabilities before becoming a full time mother in 1987.
When her daughters were settled at junior school, she started a new career in medical administration and currently works within an NHS general practice. She has a special interest in the history and politics of mental health care and in campaigning for better services within the British NHS.