Dr Prescott has over 40 years of experience in nuclear medicine. She was appointed as Consultant Nuclear Medicine Physician at Manchester Royal Infirmary (now part of Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust) in 1984 and was for 15 years the Clinical Director of Nuclear Medicine. She has now retired from NHS practice but still practices at the Alexandra Hospital, Cheadle.
She is a former President of the British Nuclear Medicine Society and was chair of the Intercollegiate Committee for Nuclear Medicine during which time she was involved in the production of national guidelines and standards documents,
She has served on the Administration of Radioactive Substances Advisory Committee and the Positron Emission Tomography Clinical Reference Group.
During her time in practice she has been involved in the development of new techniques into routine clinical practice for the benefit of patients locally.
She has also been actively involved in the delivery and organisation of training, not only of nuclear medicine physicians in her department and elsewhere both locally and nationally through the training and college committees, but also of radiologists, radiographers, technologists and clinical scientists.
She has experience in most aspects of Nuclear Medicine but her particular areas of interest are in its nephro-urological, endocrine, oncological and gastrointestinal diagnostic techniques.