Shannel Downey

Surgery Nurse

Shannel began nursing in 2014 at a busy general practice clinic. In 2016 she qualified as a Veterinary Nurse and began to work at the Animal Emergency Centre (Hallam).  Here she developed a keen interest in surgery, which lead her to the surgical department at VRH in 2018. Shannel is passionate about anesthesia and emergency surgery, as well as assisting with trainee nurse education.  She particularly enjoys providing optimal patient and client care.

Her home is full of many fluffy creatures including Mabel & Lottie the Bernese Mountain Dogs, Chester & Memphis & Daisy, 3 fluffy ginger cats.