- 2001: MbChB - University of Edinburgh
- 2004: Member – Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH)
- 2009: Fellow – Royal College of Anaesthetists
Dr Nicholson trained in anaesthesia in the Central London and South East Scotland schools of anaesthesia. She completed advanced paediatric anaesthetic training at Great Ormond Street Hospital.
In addition, she also completed a post CCT fellowship with the Children’s Acute Transport Service.