Gillian started her career at the age of 15 helping at her local veterinary practice after school and during holidays. She began her veterinary nurse training 3 years later working in a mixed animal practice. She joined a small animal practice in Wakefield in 1991 and qualified in 1992.
Gillian joined Abbey House in 1993 as the practice nurse, since then her role has changed and she is now the deputy head nurse. She has a special interest in animal behaviour.