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Meet the team

The ‘Bright Side Crew’

The Bright Side Crew (what we call the team) is here to provide a service to you and your pets! Our crew is made up of the following friendly people

Jason Freezer - Practice Manager

Also chief Tweeter, blogger and Facebooker; the numbers guy and chief customer advisor.

Kelly Freezer - Head Vet

As well as being our Head Vet, Kelly is a surgical certificate holder, advanced practitioner, acupuncturist and is bunny crazy!

Michelle Honnor - Vet

Michelle is one of our part time vet has over 20 years experience in looking after and treating small animals.

Hazel Robinson - Vet

Hazel is our newest Vet joining the Bright Side team part time. Alongside Kelly she also holds a Small Animal Surgical Certificate.

Vicky Carliell - Vet

Vicky has been with us over a year now since graduating from Nottingham Vet School and is continuously developing her skills.

Lucia Kajanovicova - Vet

Lucia has worked with us on and off for several years and became a permanent member of our Vet team in 2019.

Lucy Clough - Vet

Lucy has worked with us for several years whilst competing her veterinary degree. She joined us on a permanent basis in 2019.

Katie Elton - Head Nurse

Katie is our Head Veterinary Nurse with over 6 years experience. As well as managing the nursing team she has a keen interest in Canine Behaviour & Training.

Charlotte Reynolds - RVN & Clinical Coach

Charlotte joined us in early 2018 as an RVN and Clinical Coach. She has a keen interest in Feline Behaviour and Physiotherapy.

Nikki Evans - RVN & Clinical Coach

Nikki joined us at the start of 2018 as a Registered Veterinary Nurse and clinical Coach. She has a keen interest in nutrition.

Joseph Ashington - Registered Veterinary Nurse

Joe joined us 2017 as a student nurse and graduated in July 2019.

Alanna Jaques - Student Veterinary Nurse

Alanna is one of our Student Veterinary Nurses, now in her fourth year she can be seen more regularly helping out with nurse clinics.

Alice Carter - Student Veterinary Nurse

Alice started with us as an ACA (Animal Care Assistant) and has now progressed onto studying Veterinary Nursing. She has a keen interest in small animals and physiotherapy.

Paulina Budny - Student Veterinary Nurse

Paulina joined us in 2016 for work experience and then progressed to Student Veterinary Nurse. She has a keen interest in anaesthetic and laboratory work.

Dan Lidgbird - Student Veterinary Nurse

Dan joined the team in the summer of 2018 as an ACA (Animal Care Assistant) before starting his Nurse training in September.

Shannon Dowell - Animal Care Assistant

Shannon joined us for work experience in January 2019 and never really left! She is working as an Animal Care Assistant until September when she will start her nurse training.

Deanne Baughn - Receptionist

Deanne joined us in 2018 as a receptionist before moving on to an Animal Care Assistant role. She has previously worked in vets and run her own pet care business.

Emma Hammond - Receptionist

Emma is mainly on reception to greet you as you arrive, but she also helps out as an Auxillary Nurse so you may see her in with the vet consultations.

Jemma Jennison - Receptionist & Marketing Assistant

Jemma joined us in the summer of 2018. She splits her time between welcoming our clients and patients in reception and keeping our social media up to date.

Sarah Edwards - Receptionist

Sarah joined us in 2018 and brings a wealth of experience, having been working in vets for over 30 years as both a receptionist and a nurse.

More information on our team by clicking on their pictures

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