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Rachel James

Head of Cardiology
MA, VetMB, Cert SAM, Cert VC, DVC, MRCVS, RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology

Rachel graduated from Cambridge University in 1999.  She worked in general practice for 4 years before she undertook a residency in Veterinary Cardiology at Liverpool University in 2004-2007.  Rachel became a specialist in Veterinary Cardiology in 2008 and became an Associate Professor in Cardiology at the University of Nottingham.   Since 2012 Rachel has worked in specialist cardiology referral practice in the Northwest joining Northwest Veterinary Specialists part time in 2017 as head of Cardiology.  Rachel has previously was the secretary of the European society of Veterinary Cardiology and is the current supplements editor of the Journal of small animal practice and sits on the Veterinary Cardiovascular society Cavalier King Charles Spaniel heart testing committee.  Rachel has frequently presents both nationally and internationally and her research interests include collapse in dogs and cats and heart failure.  In her spare time Rachel loves spending time with her family and 3 dogs and 4 cats.


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