Meet the Team

Jo Dobb

  • Second and third year tutor.
  • Internal verifier.
  • IQA – assignments and examinations.

Jude Parry

  • Company Director & Tutor.
  • Teaching students.
  • Organising & invigilating exams.
  • Write policies.
  • Financial.
  • Liaise with DART.
  • Liaise with practices.
  • Clinical coach support & meetings.
  • IV.
  • Assignment marking.
  • Student support.

Lorraine Wileman

  • Training Practice Approval Visits.
  • Organise visit lists for Affiliated and Non Affiliated TP’s.
  • TP Visits to Affiliated Practices.
  • NPL – all written reports.
  • Clinical Coach Training & Update Meetings.
  • Produce Quality Control Processes including the IV role.

Marie Rippingale

  • Marie has been working at Scarsdale for over 12 years and has been Head Equine Nurse there since 2007.
  • Marie comes in to BGT on a part time basis and teaches the equine part of the Veterinary Nursing Diploma syllabus.
  • Marie also teaches the final year of the qualification to students taking the equine pathway.


Sam Gallagher

  • I have worked at BGT for 5+years.
  • Teaching years 1,2 and 3.
  • I have a quality control role of moderating the blended learning.
  • Deliver CPD.
  • Provide revision sessions.


Sara Woolliscroft

  • C&G / RCVS enrolment and registration
  • College Administration and joint Quality Co-ordinator
  • Student Support


Nicola Smith

  • Qualified in 1996 and held position of Head Nurse for 11 yrs until coming to BGT
  • OSCE Examiner
  • Volunteer for Streetvet Birmingham treating dogs owned by the homeless
  • Teaching across the years

Sarah Parkhouse

  • Company Director and Tutor.
  • Teaching students.
  • Quality assurance: IV.
  • Deliver clinical coach standardisation meetings.
  • Clinical coach training.
  • Organising & invigilating exams.
  • Write policies.
  • Liaise with DART.
  • Liaise with practices.
  • Assignment assessing and moderation.
  • Student support.