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Meet the Team

Meet our professional and caring team

Veterinary Surgeons

Becky Key - Clinical Director

Becky Key

Becky Key BVMS MRCVS Clinical Director
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Helena Guest - Clinical Director

Helena Guest

Helena Guest BVM&S MRCVS Clinical Director
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Heather Dobbins - Senior Veterinary Surgeon

Heather Dobbins

Heather Dobbins BVM&S PgC Small Animal Medicine MRCVS Senior Veterinary Surgeon
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Rieke Hettrick - Senior Veterinary Surgeon

Rieke Hettrick

Rieke Hettrick BVMS MRCVS Senior Veterinary Surgeon
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Ruth Pickett - Senior Veterinary Surgeon

Ruth Pickett

Ruth Pickett BVSc BEng MRCVS Senior Veterinary Surgeon
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Bethany Deadman - Veterinary Surgeon

Bethany Deadman

Bethany Deadman BVSc MRCVS Veterinary Surgeon
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Grant Hay - Veterinary Surgeon

Grant Hay

Grant Hay BVMS MRCVS Veterinary Surgeon
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Alma Piotrowicz - Veterinary Surgeon

Alma Piotrowicz

Alma Piotrowicz BA VetMB MRCVS Veterinary Surgeon
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Angharad Bunn - Veterinary Surgeon

Angharad Bunn

Angharad Bunn BVMS MRCVS Veterinary Surgeon
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Kirsty Keron - Veterinary Surgeon

Kirsty Keron

Kirsty Keron BVM&S MRCVS Veterinary Surgeon
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Alex Jones - Veterinary Surgeon

Alex Jones

Alex Jones BVetMed MRCVS Veterinary Surgeon
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Deepti Nishith - Veterinary Surgeon

Deepti Nishith

Deepti Nishith BVSc MRCVS Veterinary Surgeon
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Georgia Nunn - Veterinary Surgeon

Georgia Nunn

Georgia Nunn BVMS MRCVS Veterinary Surgeon
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Emma Dixon - Veterinary Surgeon

Emma Dixon

Emma Dixon BVMS MRCVS Veterinary Surgeon
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Elizabeth Ward - Veterinary Surgeon

Elizabeth Ward

Elizabeth Ward BVM BVS MRCVS Veterinary Surgeon
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Veterinary Nurses

Kerry Warren - Head Nurse

Kerry Warren

Kerry Warren RVN Head Nurse
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Charlotte Sweeney - Veterinary Nurse

Charlotte Sweeney

Charlotte Sweeney RVN Veterinary Nurse
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Anna Hay - Senior Veterinary Nurse

Anna Hay

Anna Hay RVN Senior Veterinary Nurse
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Hannah Robson - Senior Veterinary Nurse

Hannah Robson

Hannah Robson RVN Senior Veterinary Nurse
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Alison Winstanley - Veterinary Nurse

Alison Winstanley

Alison Winstanley RVN Veterinary Nurse
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Emma McManus - Veterinary Nurse

Emma McManus

Emma McManus RVN Veterinary Nurse
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Charlotte Millett - Veterinary Nurse

Charlotte Millett

Charlotte Millett RVN Veterinary Nurse
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Alix Oughton - Veterinary Nurse

Alix Oughton

Alix Oughton RVN Veterinary Nurse
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Laura Batchelor - Veterinary Nurse

Laura Batchelor

Laura Batchelor RVN Veterinary Nurse
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Amy Chaytor - Veterinary Nurse

Amy Chaytor

Amy Chaytor RVN Veterinary Nurse
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Steph Boon - Veterinary Nurse

Steph Boon

Steph Boon RVN Veterinary Nurse
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Brooke Ferguson - Veterinary Nurse

Brooke Ferguson

Brooke Ferguson RVN Veterinary Nurse
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Padma Ramachandra - Veterinary Nurse

Padma Ramachandra

Padma Ramachandra RVN Veterinary Nurse
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Reegan Robertshaw Smith - Veterinary Nurse

Reegan Robertshaw Smith

Reegan Robertshaw Smith RVN Veterinary Nurse
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Jordan Peterson - Student Veterinary Nurse

Jordan Peterson

Jordan Peterson SVN Student Veterinary Nurse
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Holly Appleby - Student Veterinary Nurse

Holly Appleby

Holly Appleby SVN Student Veterinary Nurse
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Charlotte Breeze - Student Veterinary Nurse

Charlotte Breeze

Charlotte Breeze SVN Student Veterinary Nurse
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Robyn McCaffery - Student Veterinary Nurse

Robyn McCaffery

Robyn McCaffery SVN Student Veterinary Nurse
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Ellie Guy - Student Veterinary Nurse

Ellie Guy

Ellie Guy Student Veterinary Nurse
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Paige Short - Student Veterinary Nurse

Paige Short

Paige Short Student Veterinary Nurse
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Animal Care Assistants

Chloe Wilson - Animal Care Assistant

Chloe Wilson

Chloe Wilson Animal Care Assistant
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Owain Hayes - Animal Care Assistant

Owain Hayes

Owain Hayes Animal Care Assistant
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Amy Swearman - Animal Care Assistant

Amy Swearman

Amy Swearman Animal Care Assistant
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Reception Team

Carol Brooks - Senior Receptionist

Carol Brooks

Carol Brooks Senior Receptionist
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Johanna M van Talligan - Receptionist

Johanna M van Talligan

Johanna M van Talligan Receptionist
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Kimberley Morgan - Receptionist

Kimberley Morgan

Kimberley Morgan Receptionist
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Alison Whitehouse - Receptionist

Alison Whitehouse

Alison Whitehouse Receptionist
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Jennifer Smith - Receptionist

Jennifer Smith

Jennifer Smith Receptionist
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Carolyn Patton - Receptionist

Carolyn Patton

Carolyn Patton Receptionist
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Gemma Marshall - Receptionist

Gemma Marshall

Gemma Marshall Receptionist
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Katherine Robinson - Receptionist

Katherine Robinson

Katherine Robinson Receptionist
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Vickie Trewick - Receptionist

Vickie Trewick

Vickie Trewick Receptionist
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Abbie Feehan - Receptionist

Abbie Feehan

Abbie Feehan Receptionist
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Rachel Allsopp - Receptionist

Rachel Allsopp

Rachel Allsopp Receptionist
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Hannah Eastman - Receptionist

Hannah Eastman

Hannah Eastman Receptionist
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Abby Gibson - Receptionist

Abby Gibson

Abby Gibson Receptionist
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Alanna Gray - Receptionist

Alanna Gray

Alanna Gray Receptionist
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Julie Thompson - Receptionist

Julie Thompson

Julie Thompson Receptionist
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Administrative Team

Zara Minnis - Practice Manager

Zara Minnis

Zara Minnis Practice Manager
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Emma Milligan - Administrator

Emma Milligan

Emma Milligan Administrator
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Kay Scott - Deputy Practice Manger

Kay Scott

Kay Scott Deputy Practice Manger
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Linda Kiyemba - Insurance Administrator

Linda Kiyemba

Linda Kiyemba Insurance Administrator
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Practice information

Backworth

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    7:30am - 7:00pm
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    7:30am - 7:00pm
  • Wed
    7:30am - 7:00pm
  • Thu
    7:30am - 7:00pm
  • Fri
    7:30am - 7:00pm
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    8:30am - 4:00pm
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    Closed
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Station Road Backworth Newcastle upon Tyne NE27 0AA - Client carpark located to the right-hand side of building as you come in, with overflow carpark on the left-hand side - Disabled bay available - Toilet available with disabled access - Disabled access ramp available - Loop amplifier available for hearing impaired - Cat only clinics available every Tuesday - Rabbit only clinics available every Wednesday
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Northumberland Park

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    7:30am - 7:00pm
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    7:30am - 7:00pm
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    7:30am - 7:00pm
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    7:30am - 7:00pm
  • Fri
    7:30am - 6:00pm
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    Closed
  • Sun
    Closed
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Unit 5C, Northumberland Park Earsdon Road Shiremoor NE27 0SJ - Large public carpark located at front of building - No toilets available - Disabled access available - Loop amplifier available for hearing impaired
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Gosforth

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    8:00am - 6:00pm
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    8:00am - 7:00pm
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    8:00am - 6:00pm
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    8:00am - 7:00pm
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    8:00am - 6:00pm
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    Closed
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32 Davenport Drive Newcastle-upon-Tyne Tyne and Wear NE3 5AH - Limited carparking spaces at front of building, more spaces available less than 2 minutes away - No toilets available - Disabled access ramp available
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Newbiggin

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    8:00am - 6:00pm
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    Closed
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    8:00am - 6:00pm
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    Closed
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29 Gibson Street Newbiggin-by-the-Sea Northumberland NE64 6UY - Small carpark at front of building, spaces often available. - No toilets available.
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Monkseaton

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    8:00am - 6:00pm
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    8:00am - 7:00pm
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    8:00am - 7:00pm
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    8:00am - 6:00pm
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    8:00am - 6:00pm
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    Closed
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97-99 Cauldwell Lane Whitley Bay Tyne and Wear NE25 8SR - Road side parking with limited spaces - No toilets available
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Ashington

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    8:00am - 6:00pm
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    8:00am - 6:00pm
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    8:00am - 8:00pm
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    8:00am - 8:00pm
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    8:00am - 6:00pm
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    Closed
  • Sun
    Closed
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152 Station Road Ashington Northumberland NE63 8HG - Road side parking with limited spaces - No toilets available - Disabled access ramp available
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