Normal Opening Hours
Mon to Fri:8.30am to 6.30pm
Sat:8.30am to 12.00pm
Sun:Emergencies Only
Leyfield HouseLowgatesStaveleyDerbyshireS43 3TR01246 280 288find us

Introducing Our Practice Team 

Everyone at our practice is committed to providing you with the very best in pet healthcare. Our veterinary team bring a wealth of experience to the practice and have individually obtained high standards of professional qualification.


JamesJames

Role?
Director and Veterinary Surgeon

Any pets?
Mackerel – Domestic Shorthaired Cat

What Do You Do to Relax?
I enjoy stand-up comedy, Formula 1 racing, rock music and am proficient in most sports played in a pub.

Favourite food?
Curry and biscuits (just not together!)

Place you would most like to visit? 
I would love to see the Northern Lights

Work related ambition?
To have pet care included on the school curriculum

Random fact about yourself?
I can sing both the Italian and German national anthems!


SeanSean

Role?
Director and Veterinary Surgeon

Any pets?
Tilly the Border Collie and Bella the Lurcher

What Do You Do to Relax?
I enjoy country walks with the dogs, folk music and pubs!

Favourite food?
Italian

Place you would most like to visit? 
New Zealand

Favourite part of the job?
I have really enjoyed progressing my orthopaedic skills, so surgery is my favourite!

Random fact about yourself?
I once accidentally brushed my teeth with hair cream…


AliceAlice

Role?
Veterinary Surgeon

Any pets?
Goose the Corgi

Favourite part of the job?
Send home a pet after a successful surgery and cuddling kittens and puppies!

Favourite food?
Fajitas and Milkybar chocolate.

Place you would most like to visit? 
The top of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Work related ambition?
Explore my interest in surgery and rid the world of obese pets!

Random fact about yourself?
I once competed at the National Track Cycling Championships.


MatthewMatthew

Role?
Veterinary Surgeon

Favourite part of the job?
The moment when a poorly pet has been nurtured back to health and finally wants to eat! 

Favourite food?
Macaroni and Cheese.

Place you would most like to visit? 
I would love to road trip across America.

Work related ambition?
To develop my anaesthesia and pain management skills to keep your pets as comfortable as possible

Random fact about yourself?
I am (not so) secretly geeky and used to be the president of an Anime and Manga society!


ChelseaChelsea

Role?
Veterinary Nurse

Any pets?
Bess – Border Collie
Basil – Domestic Shorthaired Cat
Barty – Domestic Shorthaired Cat
Cho – Domestic Shorthaired Cat
Dudley – Domestic Shorthaired Cat
Tango – New Forest X 
Leo – Irish Sports Horse
Lemmy – Cob X

Favourite part of the job?
Medical nursing – it is very rewarding to see a patient return to health and to see that all the nursing care you have provided has paid off.

Favourite food?
Chinese

Place you would most like to visit? 
Japan

Work related ambition?
To create an enjoyable working environment whilst maintaining high standards of care

Random fact about yourself?
I have 5 tattoos and hope to add more to my collection soon!


beckyChloe

Role?
Veterinary Nurse

Any pets?
Lillie – Boxer
Primrose – Domestic Shorthaired Cat
Hermione – Domestic Shorthaired Cat
Myrtle – Domestic Shorthaired Cat
Glimmer – Domestic Shorthaired Cat
Boo – Domestic Longhair Cat
Rubeus – Teddy Guinea Pig
Ariana – Swiss Guinea Pig
Astoria – Alpaca Guinea Pig

Favourite part of the job?
I have a keen interest in small furries and exotic nursing care

Favourite food?
Sunday roast

Place you would most like to visit? 
Norway or Bali

Work related ambition?
To help Student nurses qualify by being a successful clinical coach

Random fact about yourself?
I am a big Disney fan and have visited Walt Disney world in Florida 6 times!


beckyBecky

Role?
Student Veterinary Nurse

Any pets?
Mango the Domestic Shorthaired Rescue Cat
Sausage the Domestic Shorthaired Rescue Cat

Favourite part of the job?
Caring for pets all different shapes and sizes!

Favourite food?
Cake

Place you would most like to visit? 
Southern India

Work related ambition?
To become a registered Veterinary Nurse

Random fact about yourself?
I have been a singer since the age of 11 and have performed at Eton College and various pubs around the country!


JodieJodie

Role?
Student Veterinary Nurse

Any pets?
Scooby, Bobby, Tink and Minnie-Boo the Jack Russel Terriers, Dave and Charlie the Rats, Buzz the Rabbit, Bubble and Squeak the Guinea Pigs, George the Budgie and Rango the Bearded Dragon!

Favourite part of the job?
I really enjoy monitoring and caring for the surgical patients

Favourite food?
Chips, chocolate and anything that makes me happy!

Place you would most like to visit? 
Grand Canyon and Paris

Work related ambition?
To qualify as a veterinary nurse

Random fact about yourself?
I really enjoy quad biking!
 


AprilApril

Role?
Animal Nursing Assistant

Any pets?
Kizzy – Domestic Shorthaired Cat
Honey-Bee – Domestic Shorthaired Cat

Favourite part of the job?
Medical nursing – it is so rewarding to nurse a sick patient back to help and watch them leave the practice with a wagging tail!

Favourite food?
Indian and cheese and biscuits (not together!)

Place you would most like to visit? 
New York

Work related ambition?
The become a registered veterinary nurse and expand my knowledge of dog and cat behaviour

Random fact about yourself?
I am a keen participant in pole fitness classes


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