Joy Axe MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

Joy graduated from the Royal Veterinary College with honours in 2011. She enjoys the mix of medicine and surgery, and interacting with clients. Outside of work, she is kept busy looking after two children, dogs Henry and Walter and cat Maui. She recently started learning to play the piano, which is a slow process!


Amy Johnson MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

I joined the practice in Sept 2015 originally to cover holidays for Elisabeth. I became permanent in Sept 2016. My dog Winter joined us in January 2017.


Jenny Braithwaite RVN

Veterinary Nurse & Practice Co-ordinator

I have worked in Veterinary practices since 2000. Over time I qualified as a registered veterinary nurse. I joined The Veterinary Surgery as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in July 2015. After showing an interest in the management side of things I then got the position as practice coordinator in Jan 2018. I now do a mixed role of nursing and management. I love to meet and talk to patients and clients, new and old.


Jennifer Clarke RVN

Veterinary Nurse

I enjoy working at The Veterinary Surgery and have enjoyed meeting all the clients and their pets since August 2015. I have worked in practice for many years as a Registered Veterinary Nurse and couldn't think of a more rewarding career. I like all animals but I am most definitely a cat person, I would have a house full if I could!


Nicki Dorman RVN

Veterinary Nurse

I qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2001 and joined the practice permanently a few years ago after covering for maternity leave. I have 2 little Shetlands and I am particularly fond of guinea pigs having several of my own.


Donna Lapornik

Veterinary Care Assistant

I joined The Veterinary Surgery in 2019, I like meeting and getting to know clients and there furry friends. I have a keen interest in client and patient care.


Clare Clarey

Veterinary Care Assistant

I have been working as a vet nurse assistant and receptionist in veterinary practices for several years. I joined the practice in 2006. I gained my qualification as a Vet Care assistant in June 2018.