Racheal qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2003 whilst working in a busy general practice where she remained for the next 3 years as a Senior Veterinary Nurse. After a short period working as a Lecturer in Veterinary Nursing & Animal Management she returned to nursing as an Emergency & Critical Care VN working for Vets Now in 2008.
Racheal achieved the Veterinary Nursing Certificate in Emergency and Critical Care in 2011 and took up her current position as Head of Clinical Nursing in 2014.
In 2016 she was elected to RCVS VN Council and became Chair of VN Council and member of RCVS Council in July 2018.
Racheal sits on the Advancement of the Professions Committee, is a member of the VN Futures Workforce Working Group, and was a member of the VN Futures Post Registration Qualifications Group.