Denise has had a long career in small, mixed and referral practice. She has taught veterinary nursing for many years and has been involved in the RCVS exam system for over 20 years.
In 2010, she attained the Veterinary Technician Specialist in Anesthesia and Analgesia qualification, and she is currently the Chief Examiner for the Academy of Veterinary Technicians in Anesthesia and Analgesia.
Denise has been a contributing author to anaesthesia textbooks and general nursing books, as well as having published journal articles. She works in referral practice part time as well as running her own in-practice training and CPD business.