Nicola graduated in 2006 from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) and spent one year in first opinion practice in Maidenhead. Nicola started a rotating internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the RVC in 2007. After more time in general practice in Caterham, she gained the title of Senior Clinical Training Scholar in Surgery at the RVC in 2009 whereby she achieved a certificate in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging and a Masters in Veterinary Medicine. Nicola became a European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery in 2013 and is a lecturer in Small Animal Surgery at the Royal Veterinary College. Nicola is particularly interested in minimally invasive surgery, ureteric obstruction and traumatology. Outside of work, Nicola enjoys cycling and yoga.