Department: Clinical Science and Services

Campus: Hawkshead

Clinical Groups: Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery

Sue is the Professor of Veterinary Nursing and oversees the College’s three veterinary nursing programmes (FdScVN, BScVN and Graduate Diploma)

Sue Gregory qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 1985. She spent the first 6 months in small animal practice before spending three years in the Department of Veterinary Surgery, University of Bristol as a Junior Fellow in Surgery. During that period she gained the RCVS Certificate and Diploma in Veterinary Radiology. Sue then spent 6 months as a temporary resident in small animal surgery at Cambridge University before returning to Bristol to do a PhD in the Department of Surgery.
Sue returned to the Royal Veterinary College when she was appointed as a Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery in 1992. She has remained there since then, gaining the RCVS Diploma in Small Animal Surgery (soft tissue) in 1996, becoming a fellow of the Higher Education Academy and an RCVS specialist in small animal (soft tissue) surgery.
Sue was appointed to the new chair in Veterinary Nursing in 2008 and her responsibilities include extending the Department’s performance in teaching, clinical expertise and research in veterinary nursing. Sue continues to take an active role in undergraduate teaching and contributes to the College’s educational and support programmes for both veterinary nursing and the BVetMed.

Sues research interests are predominantly clinical and veterinary education.

For an up to date list of Sues publications, please click on the link:

Sue is currently module leader for the Veterinary Nursing Applied Science 1 and 2, BScVN Final year project modules on the BSc and FdSc in Veterinary Nursing Courses. In addition she contributes to veterinary undergraduate teaching on the reproductive and urinary strands in Years 3 and 4 as well as acting as a tutor and supervisor for undergraduate research projects,

Sue is also academic lead for the RVC's Student Performance and Development System which supports all students with progression concerns.

Sues main clinical interests are urogenital tract, gastrointestinal tract and ENT surgery in dogs and cats. Other interests are preventing hospital acquired infections and teaching and learning in veterinary education.

 Sue is currently President and Secretary of the Herts and Beds Veterinary Society, a territorial division of the BVA.

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