Cheers lads and lasses.
Spoke to one of the top whippet men and he basically suggested a bit of all the above really.
The main prob I had was how to remove anything that was still in the bed. I remembered me nan removing a splinter from my hand as a kid with a sugar and soap poultice. I used this and while it took a while to apply and then strap her feet up removed a lot of rubbish.
TD suggested the best brush to use was a badger hair shaving brush (thanks grandad) I worked that in circular motion to free up the last of any dirt in the foot having bathed them in Epsom salts. Once clean i then applied surgical spirit to the bed which like fens said seems to have pulled any loose skin back tight and hardened the skin up around the nails.
He then recommended using pettifers green oils on and around the nails now the inflammation has gone down and her feet are now back to normal.
He said that I'll have this for her career to think about taping them and if not sometimes a bit Vaseline before lamping will help.
Thanks for all the advice and PMs.