Veterinary Surgeon BVSc MVS CertVA CertSAM PGDip(PainMgt) MRCVS RCVS
I graduated from Sydney University in 2001. After working in small animal hospitals for a couple of years and completing an internship, I arrived in the UK in 2004. Having fallen in love with the UK (yes, even the rain!), I’m now a proud dual citizen and a mum to 4 small children who are being carefully taught not to refer to trousers as pants.
Professionally my particular passion is improving the quality of life for our elderly patients, as it combines my two areas of special interest - complicated internal medicine problems and pain management.
Veterinary Surgeon BVM&S GpCertExAP MRCVS
I qualified from the Royal ‘Dick’ SVS, Edinburgh in 2002 and worked at several practices throughout Scotland and England before coming to Magnolia House. I’ve been treating exotics since 2007 and gained my certificate as well as publishing a few articles on both medicine and surgery of the less common species.
Away from the clinic, and when not parenting, I am recovering rower having formerly been a Commonwealth medalist and 4 times National champion.
Jo West RVN
Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN), ISM
Jo has been a veterinary nurse for over 10 years and qualified in 2006. Having previously worked at an orthopaedic referral practice in Wimbledon but recently moved to Christchurch with her husband, 3 year old son and Bombay cat ‘Lola’.
Jo is particularly fond of cats and has a special interest in cat behavioural issues.
Sharon Russell ANA
Student Veterinary Nurse
Sharon has been at the clinic since 2014 having previously worked in a dog grooming salon.
She achieved her Animal Nursing Assistant (ANA) qualification in 2018 and is now at college studying towards her Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) qualification.
Sharon has developed an particular interest in exotics and is looking forward ot learning more throughout her course.
Veterinary Nursing Assistant
Bsc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Welfare
Dip. Small Animal Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation
Dip. Animal Management
Becky originally joined the practice part time in 2015 becoming full time in 2018. She has a strong interest in behaviour and currently runs our puppy classes.
She also enjoys working with dogs that find vet visits particularly stressful.
Becky also helps with our rehabilitation and pain management clinics especially laser therapy.
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