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Abbey Veterinary Group
Your friendly independent two centre veterinary practice

Assistant Manager and
Bereavement Counsellor

Vicky joined our practice as senior receptionist. She has qualified as a Pet Bereavement Counsellor. Vicky is now taking on more administrative duties and is keen to pursue these interests. She still maintains an interest in the smooth running of the reception area.


Meet the Staff that are Abbey Vet Group

Vicky Slater


Assistant Manager

Nick qualified from Royal Veterinary College in 2012. Nick is keen to develop his skills in all aspects of veterinary medicine with a particular interest in emergency care and surgery. In his spare time he enjoys playing hockey, walking and photography.


Nicholas Burrell


Veterinary Surgeons

Elaine Andrews


Elaine started work here in June 2002 and came to us as an experienced qualified nurse. She is mainly based at the Chaddesden surgery and holds regular nurses clinics. Her main interest is physiotherapy and hydrotherapy.



Deborah Bright


Debs started at Abbey Veterinary Group as a trainee nurse and qualified here. She went to work elsewhere and returned to work here again in December 2005. Debs is mainly based at the Chaddesden surgery and holds regular nurses clinics. Her main interests are the diabetic patient, physiotherapy and hydrotherapy.



Qualified Nurses

Michelle started work as a trainee nurse in March 1998 and qualified from here. She is based at the Chellaston surgery where she takes an active part in running the nurses clinics.




Amelia Luckett



Amelia started work here in November 2004 as a qualified veterinary nurse. She is mainly based at the Chaddesden surgery and holds regular nurses clinics. Her main interests are Senior Health and Behaviour clinics.

Michelle Nettleship




Donna Carmichael









Ashley Lovett


Practice Manager

Practice Manager

Ashley is the new practice manager at Abbey Veterinary Group. Outside of work Ashley enjoys ski-ing with his wife and young son Curtis. He has a tropical fishtank and a hamster at home.

When at work, he is happy to stay in the office upstairs as he hates the sight of blood!



Jemma Hardwick



Emily Roome




Gina Stead





Gina is based at our Chaddesden surgery and has experience of working in the Public sector. She is a keen and enthusiastic member of our team.


Charlotte Cox





Charlotte works at the Chellaston surgery and is a qualified Veterinary Practice Receptionist. She also sorts out the pet insurance claims.



Receptionists

Emily is now based at the Chaddesden surgery. She is an experienced receptionist and combines her experience with her interest in companion animals.


Rachael Varney


Edwards



Rachael started work here in 2004 as our weekend receptionist at Chaddesden and is now based at our Chellaston surgery carrying our various admin duties.


Holly Thurman




Holly joined us an auxillary nurse. She has gained her National Certificate for Veterinary Care Assistants.
Holly is interested in pet nutrition and advises on our Vet Complex diets.


Auxiliary Nurses

Megan Owen






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Rebecca Jowell






Laura Carter




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Lauren Edwards


Edwards



Lauren is on maternity leave.


Lucy Baldwin


Elaine Birchenough



Elaine started work here in August, 1994 as a trainee nurse and qualified here. She works part time at the moment as she has a young son, and is based at the Chaddesden surgery where she holds regular nurses clinics. Her main interest is Senior Health Clinics

Head Nurse