Natalie West graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2017. She spent one year working in a small animal general practice in Cheshire; she then spent one year working in emergency critical care in Liverpool. In 2019, Natalie completed a one-year internship as a neurology house officer at Fitzpatrick Referrals and then became a senior house officer in 2020. In 2021, Natalie enrolled in a three-year European College of Veterinary Neurology approved residency programme in neurology and neurosurgery.
Her main interests are neurological emergencies, neurosurgery and intervertebral disc disease.