Steph is head nurse at our Cullompton branch. She graduated as an RVN in 2006, and then completed her Diploma in Advance Veterinary Nursing in 2015. Steph enjoys the surgical and anaesthetic side of veterinary nursing. She’s used her veterinary nursing career as a passport to see the world, including working with moon bears in [...]

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Lucy D.

Lucy is a Registered Veterinary Nurse who trained with us in 2016. She has recently taken on the role of Head Nurse. Outside of work Lucy enjoys walking her 3 dogs: Bonnie, Boss and Saffy and competing her horse Blue.

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I have worked in the veterinary industry since I was 15 years old as well as working at a cattle market. I love seeing my family including my two westies Lillys, and Layla, and going for coastal walks with my partner. I really enjoy inpatient care, emergency care and nurse consults. I would like to [...]

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I qualified from the University of Pretoria in South Africa in 2009 and spent a few years working in cheetah conservation before moving back to England in 2013 to continue veterinary nursing. I joined The Vale in October 2021 and enjoy nurse clinics and assisting in surgeries as part of a great team! When not [...]

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Chloe qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in December 2019, which has been her dream job ever since she can remember! Her favourite area of nursing is working with new life, especially from birth to weaning, as she finds it really rewarding seeing patients develop and learn. Chloe also has an interest in anaesthesia and theatre [...]

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I have been working for the Vale for over 2 years now and have just finished my first year as a student veterinary nurse which I am really enjoying. I love looking after our inpatients, meeting clients with their pets in nurse consults and especially love a puppy or a kitten cuddle- who doesn't?! As [...]

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Emma P.

Emma joined the Vale in January 2022 and is based mainly at our Cullompton branch. In her spare time she enjoys staying active, mountain biking, and drawing. Emma’s favourite part of the job is getting to know the patients and gaining the trust of nervous animals. There’s nothing better than being the one to get [...]

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Hi, my name is Chiara. I am originally from Scotland and have been with the Vale since 2018. I was an animal care assistant for 2 years and I am now currently a 2nd year veterinary nursing student, hopefully qualifying this year! I love my job, my favourite aspect of nursing is patient care, I [...]

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Gemma joined our practice at the end of June 2021 in the position of Animal Care Assistant and has thoroughly enjoyed all the experiences encountered so far. In her spare time, Gemma enjoys walks in the countryside, reading a good book and spending time with friends, family and her two cats, Merlin and Maisy. Gemma’s [...]

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I joined the Cullompton Vale Veterinary Centre as an animal nursing assistant in July 2022. All my life I have been an animal lover and have always had pets. I thoroughly enjoy working as part of the team here caring for all our patients, big and small. Especially, I enjoy never knowing what the next [...]

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