People

About Us

Ellie

Vet

Ellie graduated from Murdoch University in Perth, Australia. She moved back to the UK in 1995, joined Norwood Road in 1996, and bought the practice in 2000. Her primary veterinary interests are small animal medicine, geriatrics and behaviour. Away from the surgery, Ellie is an avid chef, enjoys latin and ballroom dancing, sewing and generally being creative.

Kat

Vet

Kat graduated from the Royal Vet College in London in 2009 and worked in mixed practice in Bedfordshire and Kent before joining the surgery in 2013. Her primary veterinary interests are diagnostic imaging (ultrasound), and soft tissue surgery. Kat has a lovely Jack Russell cross called Maissie who occasionally visits the practice!

Amy

Vet

Amy graduated from the Royal Veterinary College, London in 2015 and worked in mixed equine and small animal practice in Hampshire and Essex prior to joining a rural practice in New Zealand treating horses, farm dogs and cats. Following her return to the UK, Amy joined the practice in October 2018. Amy’s primary veterinary interests are surgery and ophthalmology. She has a rescued black and tan dachshund called Mildred who likes to visit the practice and is very mischievous!

Jennie

Head Nurse

Jenni qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2014 and joined the Practice in 2015. Originally from Cambridgeshire, Jen's Dad is a Veterinary Surgeon and her family have always had a huge variety of animals from small furries to multiple cats and dogs! She now lives in London with her husband Dan and her cat “Alice”.

Aisling

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Aisling graduated in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Nursing from Ireland. She moved to London and joined the practice in October 2017. Her dogs “Bailey” and “Tiny” are back in Ireland being looked after by her parents and Aisling has recently adopted “Woody” the cat who has settled in very quickly.

Sophie

Nurse

Sophie originally trained as a theatre and oncology nurse, her career being interrupted by the arrival of various “additions” to her family. Sophie joined us in 2011 as an auxiliary veterinary nurse. She owns two miniature wired haired dachshunds and a miniature schnauzer. In her spare time, Sophie enjoys the opera, theatre and wine tasting pursuits.

Kristine

Nurse

Kristine is one of our student veterinary nurses currently studying the Diploma in Veterinary Nursing at the College of Animal Welfare. She also has a degree in anthropology and is fluent in four languages. Kristine grew up in Denmark and moved to London 5 years ago with her partner. She has always been surrounded by a variety of pets and is currently looking forward to welcoming a cat to their household. She has a keen interest in emergency and critical care nursing.

Freyja

Nurse

Freyja is originally from Canada with a background in teaching, acting and performing arts for children. Following a change in career, Freyja qualified as an animal medicines advisor (SQP) entitled to prescribe and/or supply certain veterinary  medicines . In 2018 she passed the Level 2 Certificate in assisting veterinary surgeons in the monitoring of animal patients under anaesthesia and sedation. She has two dogs, Mack and Mabel, who are Sprocker spaniels.

Louise

Nurse

Louise is our “pet whisperer” having worked as a VCA in various practices in Greater London for many years. She joined us in 2017. Lou looks after all of our inpatients and provides support to other members of the team “behind the scenes”.