Helen graduated from Bristol University’s Veterinary School in 2007 and has always been keenly interested in Emergency and Critical Care. After working as a small animal vet in general practice, she undertook an internship and residency in Emergency and Critical Care at the Royal Veterinary College in London and became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care in 2012. She is also a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care and a Recognised Specialist in Emergency and Critical Care by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. Helen is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has an interest in veterinary education, specifically the teaching of Emergency and Critical Care.
As the Clinical Lead for Emergency and Critical Care at Langford Vets, Helen is proud to be leading the service that first inspired her to follow a career in Critical Care. Our Intensive Care Unit has state-of-the-art facilities and all critically ill patients in the hospital are managed in our ICU. Helen enjoys working alongside our team of experienced ICU nurses and collaborating with the other speciality services in the hospital, to provide the highest level of care for our critically ill patients. In 2023 Helen became Medical Services Area Lead.
Helen is particularly interested in coagulation disorders, toxicology, sepsis, dermatologic emergencies, mechanical ventilation, respiratory physiology and physiological derangements in critical illness.
Helen is actively involved in the running of both the European and American Colleges of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care and is passionate about teaching emergency medicine to both veterinary students and qualified vets at different stages of their careers.