Shirin started dental nursing in Bristol in 1989 before moving to Scotland where she qualified as a dental nurse in 1994. She joined Mr. Hawkins in the surgery in Stamford in early 2000 and is now Practice Manager. Shirin particularly enjoys her work as treatment co-ordinator, ensuring patients understand the options open to them and helping them make informed treatment choices. She is also responsible for infection control, information governance, and the practice administration.
Away from the surgery Shirin fundraises and volunteers on humanitarian projects in Nepal to rebuild homes schools and clinics destroyed in the 2015 earthquake.