Meet the Team
Meet the professionals who will be looking after your pet
Katie joined the team in 2003 and qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2010. Her main interest at work is radiography.
In her spare time Katie enjoys going for walks with Charlie, her Border Collie rescue dog who she adopted through the practice.
Kate joined the team in 2006 and has a range of responsibilities within the practice. She particularly enjoys supporting in theatre and taking care of day patients and inpatients in the kennels as these are the times when she is directly involved with the animals. However, she also helps to prepare prescriptions, monitor anaesthetics and test samples in the laboratory as well as running weekly puppy parties.
Kate enjoys the variety of her work and finds it rewarding and fulfilling to see animals recover as a result of the team’s work.
Kate is a keen horse rider and spends much of her spare time with her loaned horse Merlin. She also has two cats – Digsy and Lyla – who she adopted after they were brought into the practice as strays.
Nicola completed work experience at the practice in 2005, and joined the team as a student nurse in 2006. She qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2011 after completing her studies alongside working with the patients.
In her spare time, Nicola’s hobbies include dog walking and keeping fit.
Trainee Veterinary Nurses
Andy joined the team in 2004, and as Practice Manager it is his responsibility to oversee the smooth running of the practice on a day-to-day basis. He deals with all accounts and financial matters as well as Health & Safety and Employment Law matters.
Andy’s favourite part of the job is working with a friendly and dedicated team of people, and he also enjoys the fact that no two days are the same – each day brings new challenges!
Deborah has worked at The Shrubbery Vet since 2006. Her job role means she is responsible for handling insurance claims, as well as assisting clients and charities with queries, carrying out administration work, and providing IT support.
Deborah particularly enjoys working with her great team of colleagues, and dealing with a wide variety of tasks on a day-to-day basis.
At home Deborah has a Jack Russell called Alfie.
Reece has been part of the team since 2013 and provides general administration and IT support to the practice. His favourite part of the job is working with his colleagues, who he describes as “an excellent team”.
At home Reece is kept busy by his eight cats!
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