Dr Brown qualified from University of Birmingham Medical School in 1976. She was an NHS GP from 1980 until her retirement in 2013. She qualified as a homeopath in 2003 and has gained further qualifications since then. Previously she was practising homeopathy in the NHS but now works only in the private sector.
Over almost 20 years she has been practising homeopathy on the NHS. She is now working as a private medical homeopath using a holistic approach to healthcare.