Dr Buckley is a Consultant Dermatologist in Bath with a special interest in allergy. She has an extensive research background and is an internationally recognised expert and lecturer in the area of fragrance allergy. She qualified in medicine at University College Cork (Ireland) and trained in two specialized skin cancer surgery units in Birmingham and London and as Senior Registrar in Dermatology at University College Hospital, London. Specialist training in contact dermatitis was obtained at the Department of Cutaneous Allergy, St Thomas' Hospital, London and in general allergy at Imperial College London and the Department of Cutaneous Allergy, Amersham.
She was appointed as Consultant Dermatologist at Great Western Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Swindon in 2001. Over a ten year period she developed the allergy, skin cancer surgery and phototherapy services in Swindon, in particular setting up an integrated NHS Type I (prick test) service for allergy patients. Following her recruitment to the Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Foundation Trust in early 2011, she has run a busy Type IV (patch test) NHS Allergy Clinic and continued her national research work.
Dr Buckley runs a specialist private allergy and prick test service for patients with suspected allergy to latex, local anaesthetics, nuts and other foods, pets, pollen, dust and moulds; venom allergy; allergic rhinitis, allergic conjunctivitis, asthma, atopic eczema and undiagnosed anaphylaxis.