Clare Webb – Head Veterinary Nurse – Wincanton Branch
” I joined Southill in 2008 and qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2010. In 2014 I left Southill to work in a referral Veterinary hospital. In this role I gained further knowledge and experience in intensive care patients. In 2018 I returned to Southill as Head Nurse.
When I have free time I enjoy spending time with my family, 3 dogs, 2 cats, 2 horses and a pony.”
Lisa Dewey – Qualified Veterinary Nurse – Wincanton Branch
“I have been working at Southill since 2005 and qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2008. I am now working a part time role since starting a family. I enjoy all aspects of my job, especially caring for inpatients and nurse clinics. I spend most of my spare time with my family and looking after my two cats and three Pygmy goats!”
Hayley Taylor – Qualified Veterinary Nurse – Wincanton Branch
“I am from Sussex and moved to Dorset and joined Southill at the start of 2014. I qualified as a veterinary nurse in the summer of 2013, and I am really enjoying my career so far.
I am an expert animal holder and am kept busy at home with my family and my black and white 7kg Maine Coon called Buddy!”
Kim Couzens – Qualified Veterinary Nurse – Wincanton Branch
“I joined Southill in September 2018. I Qualified as an RVN in 2003 and worked in Winchester as Head Nurse. In 2012 I left to become a mum to my 2 children. I have only just returned to Veterinary Nursing at Southill, but I am currently really enjoying my time at Southill.
In my spare time I like to walk the dog – a Border Terrier called Mouse, going to the gym and spending time with my family. ”
Sinead O’Neill – Qualified Veterinary Nurse
” I joined Southill after 15 years with a large practice in the Somerset/Wiltshire area. I particularly enjoy consulting and also have a keen interest in dentistry.
At home I have a beautiful Whippet x Lurcher called Pippa, 2 cats called Matilda and Charlotte and 3 rescue hens called Monica, Phoebe and Rachel. I’m very much looking forward to meeting all the clients and their pets at southill.”
Abi Downton – 2nd Year Veterinary Nurse Student – Wincanton Branch
“I’m Abi and I am a student veterinary nurse. I have now worked at Southill for one and a half years and I am going to college one day a week to complete my veterinary nurse training. I have also completed my Animal Nursing Assistant course. I most enjoy looking after the inpatients and monitoring anaesthetics.
In my free time I enjoy riding my horse and walking my two dogs Jaz and Jemima.”
Sam Steel – Veterinary Nursing Assistant – Milborne Port Branch
“Before joining Southill I worked in a small animal practice in the centre of Cheltenham as a VNA ( Veterinary nursing assistant) for two years, and lived in a beautiful cottage in the Forest of Dean. I then relocated to Dorset and joined Southill in September 2006, fulfilling the same role at our Milborne Port branch.
I live in a tiny old stone cottage with a huge garden, which is surrounded by countryside.I now share this with two adorable Tonkinese cats called Kuma and Otto and a Saluki dog called Dhala.”
In my spare time I enjoy the countryside and coastal walks, picnics, growing fruit and vegetables, cooking and baking, and looking after my animals. I would love some Indian Runner ducks, but sadly, Mr Fox is never that far away where I live at the moment.”
Lindsay Barnes – 1st Year Veterinary Nurse Student – Wincanton Branch
“I joined Southill in April 2018 after wishing for a whole new change in career. I enjoy working with the team and learning all there is to know about being a ANA. I hope to train as a veterinary nurse in the future.
I live in Somerset with my family, two dogs (Poppy and Sophie), two guinea pigs (Asohka and Alice) and four mice.
When I have free time I like to take long walks or short runs with the dogs, going to the beach and spending time with the family.
Donna Crocker – Animal Nursing Assistant – Gillingham/Wincanton Branch
” I joined Southill in November 2018. Before joining Southill I worked in a local practice as an Animal Nursing Assistant for 13 years. I have completed my ANA course and certificate in Assisting Veterinary Surgeons In Monitoring Animals Under Anaesthesia And Sedation.
In my spare time I spend it with my family and looking after my two dogs.”
Yazz Lapham – Animal Nursing Assistant – Gillingham Branch
” Hi, my name is Yazz and I’ve been with the practice since December 2019. I’ve worked with animals for over 5 years and had them all my life – and wouldn’t change it.
I’m very bubbly, chatty and enthusiastic. I love working for Southill as I’ve met some very lovely colleagues and clients.
In my spare time I play rugby and like being creative and of course being with my own animals and also take part in dog sledding. I have dogs, ferrets, a cat and a skunk.”