Meet the Team 

IAN MATHERS Veterinary Surgeon BVMS (Hons) MRCVS Ian graduated from Glasgow University Vet School in 1997. He has worked in small animal practice since 2002 and has a particular interest in diagnostic imaging.

IAN MATHERS

Veterinary Surgeon BVMS (Hons) MRCVS

Ian graduated from Glasgow University Vet School in 1997. He has worked in small animal practice since 2002 and has a particular interest in diagnostic imaging.

AVA MARLEY Veterinary Surgeon BVSc MSc MRCVS Ava graduated from Liverpool University Vet School in 2001. She has spent most of her career in small animal practice and has a special interest in canine behaviour. She has just completed an MSc in Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare.

AVA MARLEY

Veterinary Surgeon BVSc MSc MRCVS

Ava graduated from Liverpool University Vet School in 2001. She has spent most of her career in small animal practice and has a special interest in canine behaviour. She has just completed an MSc in Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare.

HANNAH HOLLAND Head Nurse RVN Hannah has worked in practice since 2006, and qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2012. Her special interests include dog training and behaviour, and geriatric patients.

HANNAH HOLLAND

Head Nurse RVN

Hannah has worked in practice since 2006, and qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2012. Her special interests include dog training and behaviour, and geriatric patients.

JEN POLDEN  Veterinary Nurse RVN Jen has always wanted to be a veterinary nurse and was able to study at Plumpton College to obtain her foundation degree in veterinary nursing, qualifying in 2016. She has a strong passion for inpatient care and especially loves feline nursing.  

JEN POLDEN 

Veterinary Nurse RVN

Jen has always wanted to be a veterinary nurse and was able to study at Plumpton College to obtain her foundation degree in veterinary nursing, qualifying in 2016. She has a strong passion for inpatient care and especially loves feline nursing.
 

SUSIE MILLER Receptionist Susie has worked in veterinary practice for 7 years as a nursing assistant and receptionist. She loves all animals but is especially keen on rats! When not working or being a mum she's busy training for the triathlon season.

SUSIE MILLER

Receptionist

Susie has worked in veterinary practice for 7 years as a nursing assistant and receptionist. She loves all animals but is especially keen on rats! When not working or being a mum she's busy training for the triathlon season.

SARAH CONNELL-SAIT Veterinary Nurse RVN Sarah joined Vet on the hill in July 2015 and is now a qualified veterinary nurse. She enjoys in-patient nursing and weight clinics, and owns a lovely cat called Wilma.

SARAH CONNELL-SAIT

Veterinary Nurse RVN

Sarah joined Vet on the hill in July 2015 and is now a qualified veterinary nurse. She enjoys in-patient nursing and weight clinics, and owns a lovely cat called Wilma.

HOLLIE BOND-WEEDEN Veterinary Nurse RVN Hollie qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2006. She is particularly interested in critical care nursing, and has extensive experience in veterinary practice.

HOLLIE BOND-WEEDEN

Veterinary Nurse RVN

Hollie qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2006. She is particularly interested in critical care nursing, and has extensive experience in veterinary practice.

JOANNE MOLE Veterinary Nurse RVN Joanne joined the Vet on the hill team in April 2015. She has a particular interest in in-patient nursing. Joanne has a young family and a lovely dog called Zero

JOANNE MOLE

Veterinary Nurse RVN

Joanne joined the Vet on the hill team in April 2015. She has a particular interest in in-patient nursing. Joanne has a young family and a lovely dog called Zero

MICHELLE LANE Receptionist Michelle joined Vet on the hill as a recepionist in August 2015. She has a cat called Princess and loves all sorts of animals. She is on the lookout for a small dog to add to the family.

MICHELLE LANE

Receptionist

Michelle joined Vet on the hill as a recepionist in August 2015. She has a cat called Princess and loves all sorts of animals. She is on the lookout for a small dog to add to the family.

EMMA MANNAH Veterinary Nurse RVN Emma has worked in small animal practice since 2009 and qualified in 2012. She has a particular interest in animal behaviour. She has 2 cats and a baby daughter, Lillie.

EMMA MANNAH

Veterinary Nurse RVN

Emma has worked in small animal practice since 2009 and qualified in 2012. She has a particular interest in animal behaviour. She has 2 cats and a baby daughter, Lillie.

GEMMA AINSWORTH Veterinary Nurse RVN Previously a fashion designer for over a decade, Gemma decided to follow her passion for animals and retrain to be a veterinary nurse.  Gemma has a passion for in-patient care and nurse clinics and is currently doing an animal nutrition certificate. She has a miniature Schnauzer called Fred Astaire, three cats called Humphrey Bogart, Elvis Presley and Marlon Brando and a rescue special needs Hedgehog called Hetty. 

GEMMA AINSWORTH

Veterinary Nurse RVN

Previously a fashion designer for over a decade, Gemma decided to follow her passion for animals and retrain to be a veterinary nurse.  Gemma has a passion for in-patient care and nurse clinics and is currently doing an animal nutrition certificate. She has a miniature Schnauzer called Fred Astaire, three cats called Humphrey Bogart, Elvis Presley and Marlon Brando and a rescue special needs Hedgehog called Hetty. 

BIANCA DARE Veterinary Surgeon Med Vet MRCVS Bianca graduated in 2004 from the School of Veterinary Medicine in Hannover, Germany. She has an interest in internal medicine. Bianca has two cats, Lily and Oliver, and a lovely Labrador called Squidge.

BIANCA DARE

Veterinary Surgeon Med Vet MRCVS

Bianca graduated in 2004 from the School of Veterinary Medicine in Hannover, Germany. She has an interest in internal medicine. Bianca has two cats, Lily and Oliver, and a lovely Labrador called Squidge.

ANNIKA CARRAHER Veterinary Surgeon BVSc MRCVS Annika Graduated from Liverpool Vet School in 2009 following a previous degree in Animal Science and Welfare.  She has spent time in mixed, equine and small animal practice. She is a qualified veterinary acupuncturist and is currently studying veterinary chiropractic.  At home she has a rescue crossbreed dog called Roxy who used to compete at agility, until retiring because of injury.

ANNIKA CARRAHER

Veterinary Surgeon BVSc MRCVS

Annika Graduated from Liverpool Vet School in 2009 following a previous degree in Animal Science and Welfare.  She has spent time in mixed, equine and small animal practice. She is a qualified veterinary acupuncturist and is currently studying veterinary chiropractic.  At home she has a rescue crossbreed dog called Roxy who used to compete at agility, until retiring because of injury.

GROVER General Dogsbody Grover was a rescue dog and belongs to Ava and Ian. He helps out around the practice when he feels like it. He still has to learn that he cant get through life relying on his good looks.

GROVER

General Dogsbody

Grover was a rescue dog and belongs to Ava and Ian. He helps out around the practice when he feels like it. He still has to learn that he cant get through life relying on his good looks.