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Making a new career in career development
  1. Susie Coughlan

    Susie Coughlan graduated from Liverpool university in 1989. After working in practice for a year, she undertook a PhD and then postdoctoral work before returning to practice. In 1998, she and her husband established CPD Solutions, a company which offers CPD courses for veterinary surgeons in practice.


FOUR years ago, Susie Coughlan found that balancing family life and practice life was becoming increasingly difficult. Not wishing to lose touch with the profession, she and her husband established a company offering CPD courses for veterinary surgeons. In this article, she describes what motivated her to move out of practice, and reflects on a challenging, yet rewarding, few years.

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