Mon to Fri 8.00am-7.00pm                            Sat-9.30am-1.00pm                                  Sun-9.30am-11.30am      
OPENING TIMES: Mon to Fri 8.00am-7.00pm                            Sat-9.30am-1.00pm                                  Sun-9.30am-11.30am      
T: 01278 459913

Meet the team

The Vets

  • Jaan Bartels Director BSc (hons) BVSc MRCVS Clinical Coach
  • Chris Pearson BVSc MRCVS (our regular locum) 

With a wealth of experience, our vets have interests in all things furry, feathery or scaly! Jaan has an interest in orthopaedics, whilst Jenny is a skilled soft tissue and ophthalmic surgeon. Whilst we treat all small animals our vets also are happy to treat birds, exotic and reptilian species. If you bring it along we will aim to make it better!

Practice Management and Administration Team

  • Kate Bartels Director RVN, BSc(hons) GEOL/GIS

Kate is involved in all aspects of the practice from nurse training to practice development. She also works with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons to examine veterinary nurse students for their practical exams which take place all over the country.

Customer Care Team

  • Krystal Brennan
  • Julie Gardner
  • Gemma Wilson

We welcome some new faces to the team. At the front of the practice you will always find a warm welcome in Krystal, Julie and Gemma. With experience in animal, service and medical industries these lovely ladies will assist you when you first arrive at the practice.

Nursing Team

  • Clare Stephens Head Nurse RVN Clincial Coach
  • Kate Bartels RVN Clinical Coach BSc(hons) GEOL/GIS
  • Luan Mead VCA SVNI
  • Leanne Pengelly VCA

We have a professional and enthusiastic team of nursing staff. Kate has been in practice for well over 26 years. She has been involved in training nurses for over 15 years, and assists the RCVS in examining veterinary nurses for their practical nursing exams, which are held all over the country.  Clare, Leanne  and Luan are caring and compassionate nurses.The nursing team have over 50 years of veterinary nursing experience between them, and are dedicated members of the team. Luan is studying her 1st year veterinary nursing qualification.

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