Louise starting working in practice in 2004 and in 2009 qualified as a Veterinary Nurse.
Since then she has worked in various first opinion practices and a referral hospital in the UK.
In practice, her main passions are anaesthesia, analgesia and emergency & critical care nursing. Since qualifying Louise has completed two further certificates – the Vets Now VNCert(ECC) in 2015 and the ESVPS NCert(Anaesth) in 2017.
Louise is currently clinical nurse lead at her practice and is responsible for reviewing clinical standards, implementing quality improvement practices and training the team in her areas of interest.
Alongside working full time Louise is a member of the BVNA council, which she is very proud of.
Louise has a social media blog ‘Lou The Vet Nurse’ with over 10K followers. Through this platform she shares CPD, hints & tips and blogs about her life as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in the UK.
Louise is keen to encourage nurses to view their career as a massive opportunity, to encourage lifelong learning, to find their niche and to know their self worth.
Louise is truly passionate about and proud of the Veterinary Nursing profession and hopes to help empower other nurses to start the journey and enjoy their career as much as she does hers.