Claire qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2003 and also graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Veterinary Nursing from Myerscough College, and The University of Central Lancashire. Claire worked in practice until the end of 2005 and completed the BVNA Veterinary Nurse Certificate in Dentistry during this time. CIaire still works in an emergency practice at weekends.
In 2006 CIaire accepted the full-time post of Veterinary Nursing Lecturer at Myerscough College and teaches to all levels of student VN from the FE Level 3 Diploma nurses, to the degrees, and the HE Diploma in Clinical Veterinary Nursing / RCVS Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing. Some of her favourite subjects include anatomy and physiology, surgical nursing and diagnostic imaging.
CIaire completed her Masters degree in Education (Research) in 2011, and started her Professional Doctorate in Education in January 2012.