Racheal Marshall



Racheal Marshall, VN Council member

Racheal, the current Chair of Veterinary Nurses Council, qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2003 and worked in a busy mixed practice for three years, before progressing to the senior nurse position.

Following that, she spent 18 months working as a lecturer in Veterinary Nursing and Animal Management at Askham Bryan College before returning to clinical work, joining Vets Now in 2008.

In September 2014 she took up the role of Head of Clinical Nursing, where she is responsible for driving and ensuring consistent veterinary nursing standards across the company.

Racheal achieved the Veterinary Nursing Certificate in Emergency and Critical Care in 2011, and is now a tutor on the course.

She is a member of the BVNA, VECCS, BAVECC and has spoken at BVNA Congress, local CPD meetings and college career events.


VN Council Member category

  • Elected: 2016 - 2020


Committee membership

  • Veterinary Nurses Council (Chair)
  • RCVS Council
  • Operational Board
  • Advancement of the Professions Committee

Declaration of interests



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Appointments to other bodies


Membership of other veterinary or allied organisations

  • British Veterinary Nursing Association (BVNA)
  • Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS)
  • British Association of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care (BAVECC)


  • Holmefield Veterinary Clinic
  • Askham Bryan Agricultural College
  • Vets Now Ltd (2008-2019)
  • Vets Now (IVC) 2019 - present

Qualifications (other than veterinary qualifications listed in the Register)

  • VN Cert ECC
  • HND Agriculture with Animal Production

Interests relating to immediate family or close friends


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