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Veterinary Surgeons

Dr Sarah Colegrave
Dr Sarah Colegrave
- Clinical Director
MA VetMB BSAVA PGCertSAECC MRCVS Advanced Practitioner Small Animal Emergency & Critical Care

Sarah qualified from Cambridge in 1989, and joined us in 1990. She is interested in all aspects of clinical work, particularly surgery. Sarah is a trained acupuncturist and offers an out-patient and in-patient service, particularly for chronic (long-term) pain relief in dogs and cats. She is also developing our physiotherapy service for patients with mobility difficulties. Sarah holds the BSAVA Post Graduate Certificate in Emergency and Critical Care, which is a particular passion for her.   She runs and is an award winning swimmer, swimming the channel in 2010!

Dr Judy Mosedale
Dr Judy Mosedale
Senior Vet - Imaging, Referrals and Marketing
MA VetMB BSAVA PGCertSAM MRCVS Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Medicine

Judy qualified from Cambridge in 1996, and joined us in 2000. Judy’s special interest is imaging, particularly radiology (X-rays) and ultrasound, but she is keen on all aspects of small animal medicine and surgery and performs many advanced procedures. Judy holds the BSAVA Post Graduate Certificate in Small Animal Medicine and is also one of our Cat Advocates.  Judy has a Border Terrier, Daisy – who is a great model for some of our advice leaflet pictures!

Dr Michael Morter
Dr Michael Morter
Senior Vet - IT and New Vet / EMS Training Co-Ordinator
BVetMed BSAVA PGCertSAOphthal MRCVS

Michael was born in Norfolk and has lived in the county most of his life.  Michael qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 2002 and is keen on all aspects of small animal medicine and surgery but has particular interests in poultry, neurology, ophthalmology and ultrasonography. He also holds the BSAVA  Post Graduate Certificate in Ophthalmology, so sees many of our eye cases.  As one of our practice Cat Advocates he ensures that our cats receive the kindest and most effective treatment on visits to the practice.  In his spare time Michael enjoys everything to do with computers and technology, films and scuba diving.

Dr Rhiannon Jones
Dr Rhiannon Jones
BSc DVM(Hons) BSAVA PGCertSAM MRCVS Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Medicine

Rhiannon joined us in June 2012. She originates from Kent and lived in Essex most of her life, but has lived here in Norfolk for the past 8 years. She enjoys all areas of small animal care, but has a special interest in small animal medicine.  She enjoys walking her dogs Basil and Poppy (labradors) in the forests and coast around Norfolk and also manages to fit a bit of horse riding into her hectic schedule! Rhiannon graduated from St George’s University in Grenada.

Dr Rosanna Hancock
Dr Rosanna Hancock
BA VetMB MRCVS

Rosanna joined us recently having graduated from the University of Cambridge.  Rosanna is interested in all aspects of clinical work, particularly surgery and orthopaedics.  When not working or studying, Rosanna is a keen runner and improving triathlete.  Based in Ely with her husband, Rosanna has a Syrian hamster called Boris.

Dr Chiew Ting Ng
Dr Chiew Ting Ng
BVM&S MRCVS

Chiew Ting joined us recently, having graduated from Edinburgh Vet School. She is from Malaysia and enjoys cycling, playing badminton and baking in her spare time.  She is particularly interested in ophthalmology, medicine and exotics.

Dr Emma Grant
Dr Emma Grant
BVM&S MRCVS

Emma joined us in 2018, having spent 3 years at a small animal practice in Hull.  She graduated from Edinburgh Vet School in 2014 and enjoys all aspects of small animal practice, with particular interests in soft tissue surgery, end of life care and veterinary education.

Dr Almudena Arenas Alvarez
Dr Almudena Arenas Alvarez
MVDr MRCVS

Almudena joined us in 2018.  Graduating from the University of Zaragoza, Spain in 2015, she has since spent her time living and working in the UK and Ireland.  Alumdena recently completed an internship in Anaesthesia at the Animal Health Trust in Newmarket and her particular interests lie in anaesthesia and medicine.

Dr Beth Cullimore-Pike
Dr Beth Cullimore-Pike
BA VetMB MRCVS

Beth joined us in 2018, having recently graduated from Cambridge.  She grew up on a family farm in Wales where she had all sorts of pets.  Beth has an interest in all aspects of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery.  She enjoys cycling in her spare time and also likes to bake – especially chocolate treats.

Dr Adele Fryers
Dr Adele Fryers
MA VetMB GPCertSAM BSAVA PGCertSAECC MRCVS Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care

Adele joined the team in 2018.  She graduated from Cambridge in 2009 and completed her GP certificate in Small Animal Medicine in 2011, her case report was published in the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery.  She also enjoys ultrasonography and has completed an advanced abdominal ultrasonography course, echocardiagrpahy course and an externship at Dick White Referrals.  She gained her BSAVA  Postgraduate certificate in Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care in March 2017.  In her spare time, Adele enjoys playing her violin and looking after her 2 three-legged rescue cats.  Adele has a little boy called George.

Dr Laura Moreno Gomez
Dr Laura Moreno Gomez
DVM MRCVS

Laura joined us in 2018 having recently graduated from the University of Extremadura in Spain.  She is interested in all aspects of veterinary medicine and surgery and in her spare time enjoys walking her two dogs, Sindy (a Breton Spaniel) and Tory (a Yorkshire terrier)

Veterinary Nurses

Emma Welsh
Emma Welsh
- Senior Clinical Nurse
Cert SAN RVN

Emma joined us in 1994 and qualified as a RVN in 1996. She is particularly interested in clinical and theatre nursing. As senior clinical nurse and part of our management team, Emma oversees the day to day management of nursing staff, and clinical resources.  She gained the highest marks in her year when she sat the Certificate in Small Animal Nutrition!

Melanie Watts
Melanie Watts
- Senior Nurse
RVN

Melanie joined us in 1993 and qualified as a RVN in 1997. Melanie is also a student nurse NVQ assessor, and is keen on all aspects of clinical nursing, helping with theatre equipment maintenance where necessary. She is very keen to promote good preventative health care and feeding, and consults regularly as a Vet Health Advisor. Melanie is your contact for any work experience and career queries.

Mel Mace
Mel Mace
- Senior Nurse
BSc(Hons) DipAVN CertSAN RVN

Mel joined us in 1998, qualified in 2002 and takes care of our endoscopy and orthopaedics departments, which requires a lot of skill and patience with the complex equipment. Like Emma – she achieved the highest marks in the UK for her nutrition certificate and in 2012 was named Student of the Year by her college on achieving her 1st Class Honours degree in Clinical Veterinary Nursing – pretty impressive as she worked full time throughout her studies! She also holds the Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing.  Not surprisingly, Mel manages our in-house training programme which keeps us all up to date.

Sam Richardson
Sam Richardson
- Senior Nurse
RVN, Puppy Trainer

Sam came to Mill House in 2002 and qualified as a VN in 2006. Sam looks after our x-ray machines and ultrasound. She is keen on all aspects of nursing, but particularly enjoys the challenges of surgical work and managing and nursing complex surgical cases in theatre. She enjoys seeing clients on reception, and is one of our puppy trainers at puppy socialisation.  Sam recently adopted Millie our practice cat, who you may have seen patrolling the grounds in the past!

Liz Callaby
Liz Callaby
- Senior Nurse
RVN, Puppy Trainer

Liz joined us in 2004 and qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2009. Liz controls our busy operating department and sterile supplies, maintaining all our theatre and anaesthetic resources. She is a great organiser and works hard to keep everything running smoothly, particularly on busy days. Liz is also a puppy trainer at puppy socialisation, and one of our cat advocates.

Amy Hancock-Rogers
Amy Hancock-Rogers
CertVNECC RVN

Amy came to Mill House in 2009 with a couple of years experience as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in mixed practice in Suffolk. She loves all aspects of surgical and medical nursing, as well as working as a Veterinary Healthcare Advisor directly with owners. She is in charge of our wards and in-patient care and having achieved the BVNA Certificate in Emergency and Critical Care Nursing in 2014, she is very well qualified for this area.  She is currently studying for her BVNA Certificate in Small Animal and Exotic Pet Nutrition.

Denika Gascoyne
Denika Gascoyne
RVN

Denika joined us in 2009 and qualified in 2013.  Denika keeps an eye on our diagnostic lab, and enjoys all aspects of nursing at Mill House.  We are also  very grateful to Denika and to her two dogs, who were willing blood donors before they retired.

Vikki Strangeman
Vikki Strangeman
- Senior Nurse
RVN, Puppy Trainer

Vikki came to Mill House in 2010 and qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2013. Vikki is in charge of our diagnostic lab facility,  which handles blood and urine samples as well as cytology, coagulation and more advanced tests.  We rely on these to make our diagnoses, particularly when we have a seriously ill patient out of hours. Vikki is also a puppy trainer at Mill House Puppy Socialisation Classes

Sophie Child
Sophie Child
RVN

Sophie joined us at Mill House in 2015, with 11 years veterinary nursing experience. Sophie will be focusing on reception and nursing clinics, as well as getting involved with in-patient care. She has two adorable Chihuahuas named Leeloo and Beau, and enjoys horse riding in her free time.

Hayley Theobald
Hayley Theobald
RVN

Hayley came to Mill House in 2014 and qualified in 2016 with a 1st class degree in Veterinary Nursing, when she was also awarded the highest mark in her biological degree.  She has 2 dogs and 3 cats, having recently fostered her 3rd one, Lulu. Hayley has a particular interest in medical nursing.

Emma Pigott
Emma Pigott
RVN

Emma joined us In 2014 having volunteered with us for a year.  She qualified in 2017.  Her family of 3 cats, a dog and 2 rabbits has now grown after she hand reared and then adopted 2 kittens.  Emma has a keen interest in medical nursing and enjoys using her knowledge to care for critically ill patients.  She also looks after our ward areas.  Emma is also one of our puppy trainers.

Catherine Carter
Catherine Carter
RVN

Catherine joined us in 2014 and qualified in 2017 after studying for 2 years at the College of Animal Welfare and achieving a whopping 99.2% in her finals!  In her spare time, she enjoys walks with her dog, Milo. Catherine’s interests lie in physiotherapy which she is looking forward to developing.  She is also responsible for infection control in our ward areas.

Katie Day
Katie Day
RVN

Katie joined us in 2018, having qualified in 2017.  She has a cheeky Cocker Spaniel called Merlin and a cat called Tabitha,  who she hand reared having found him abandoned in a rubbish bin. Katie is interested in exotics and previously spent 2 years working in an exotics referral practice.  In her free time, Katie enjoys horse riding and walking that cheeky spaniel!

Charlotte Harrison
Charlotte Harrison
RVN

Charlotte joined us in 2018, having qualified in 2013.  She has a Clumber Spaniel named Red as well as a Tortoiseshell cat called Feen who both keep her busy at home.

Kate Wilkin
Kate Wilkin
RVN

Kate joined us in 2007 and qualified in 2010.  Kate left us in 2017 to spend some time travelling.  She has now re-joined us and enjoys all aspects of veterinary nursing

Administration Team

Donna Northwood
Donna Northwood
MInstLM
Practice Manager

Donna took on this new role in 2013, having handed accounts administration to Matt.  She coordinates activity across the teams, makes sure continual improvement happens and deals with our IT network management, as well as maintaining the website and ensuring the office runs smoothly.

Paula Grant
Paula Grant
Communications Manager

Joining us in 2013, Paula produces all our information material and reminders, including our regular newsletter, and ensures that your vet has all referral and laboratory reports to hand.  She also keeps our website up to date, provides secretarial support to the clinical team and collates our surveys to help us improve all the time.  Paula has a lively boxer called Rocco!

Matt Sopp
Matt Sopp
Accounts Administrator

Matt joined the team in 2013 and deals with client accounts and pet health insurance claims, ensuring that this side of our business runs smoothly.  He has a direct line for account and payment queries, on 01553 691610, and you can leave him a message if he is away from his desk.  He is also our bookkeeper, making sure our accounts are in good order.  Matt has a Labrador cross called Winnie who has recently appeared in a number of our marketing campaigns.

Susan Winn
Susan Winn
Client Care Assistant

Susan joined us in 2018 and helps Matt and Paula with Accounting and Marketing tasks, respectively.  You will also see her on reception from time to time.  Susan has a lovely cat called Steve.

Lindzi Green
Lindzi Green
Office Administrator

Lindzi joined us in 2018 to take care of all Pet Health Club enquiries for us as well as helping Matt with your insurance claims.  Lindzi has two very playful and naughty cats named Sooty and Sweep.  She spends a good deal of her spare time bird watching on our beautiful coastline.

Support Team

Lorraine Sharp
Lorraine Sharp
Veterinary Nurse

Lorraine qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse with us in 2002.  Leaving in 2008 to look after her children, she has since returned to the Practice, initially as part of our reception team but is now  re-training to register again as an RVN.  Lorraine has two Cocker Spaniels called Floorie and Billy (who was rehomed from the RSPCA) and enjoys walking and horse-riding in her spare time.

Beth Southwell
Beth Southwell
Student Veterinary Nurse

Beth joined us in 2016 as a Student Veterinary Nurse.  She spends one day a week at College where she is training to become a Registered Veterinary Nurse (she was awarded Apprentice of the Year in 2017).  Beth  has 3 dogs and a cat at home.

Nicole Hill
Nicole Hill
Student Veterinary Nurse

Nicole joined us in 2016 as a Student Veterinary Nurse.  She spends one day a week at College where she is training to become a Registered Veterinary Nurse.  Nicole recently re-homed a Whippet Cross from the RSPCA called Hero.

Ami Vallerine
Ami Vallerine
Student Veterinary Nurse

Ami joined us in 2016 as a Student Veterinary Nurse.  She spends one day a week at College where she is training to become a Registered Veterinary Nurse.  Ami has a Staffie cross called Archie who keeps her enteratined when she is not studying or working.

Emma Daynes
Emma Daynes
Student Veterinary Nurse

Emma joined us in 2016 as a Student Veterinary Nurse.  She spends one day a week at College where she is training to become a Registered Veterinary Nurse. Emma and her husband have a dog called Ellie they recently welcomed their baby daughter Bonnie into the world!

Emma Pickering
Emma Pickering
Student Veterinary Nurse

Emma joined us in 2017 as part of our Patient Care Assistant team, in 2018 she began her training as a Student Veterinary Nurse.  Emma has 2 dogs a cat and a rabbit!

Katie Butters
Katie Butters
Student Veterinary Nurse

Katie joined us in 2018 as part of our Patient Care Assistant team, she then moved across to begin her training as a Student Veterinary Nurse.  Katie has a very handsome Shire horse named Scottie with whom she regularly competes around the country.

Abi Nell
Abi Nell
Student Veterinary Nurse

Abi joined us in 2017 initially as part of our receptionist team she then moved to our Patient Care Assistant team, then in 2018 began her training as a Student Veterinary Nurse.  Abi recently adopted a beautiful lop eared rabbit, named Theo from the RSPCA,  She also has an Australian Shepherd dog called Raz.

Leila Hipkin
Leila Hipkin
Patient Care Assistant

Leila joined us in 2017 and along with the Patient Care Assistant team, ensures all of our patients in wards are comfortable.  Leila has a beautiful Cocker Spaniel named Ruby.

Dannah Al Rashoud
Dannah Al Rashoud
Patient Care Assistant

Dannah joined us in 2018 and along with the Patient Care Assistant team, ensures all of our patients in wards are comfortable.

Alysha Garrod
Alysha Garrod
Patient Care Assistant

Alysha joined us in 2018 and along with the Patient Care Assistant team, ensures all of our patients in wards are comfortable.

Lucy Marheineke
Lucy Marheineke
Patient Care Assistant

Lucy joined us in 2016 and along with the Patient Care Assistant team, ensures all of our patients in wards are comfortable.  Lucy has a full house at home, with 3 dogs – Luka, Macy and Poppy and her cat Pinky.

Josh Bristow
Josh Bristow
Patient Care Assistant

Josh joined us in 2016 and along with the Patient Care Assistant team, ensures all of our patients in wards are comfortable.  Josh has a Labrador and a Cockapoo to keep him busy when he is not studying or working.

Maicen Pickering
Maicen Pickering
Patient Care Assistant

Maicen joined us in 2018 as a part time member of our Patient Care Assistant team.  Along with the rest of the team, she ensures all of our patients in wards are comfortable.

Erin Cox
Erin Cox
Patient Care Assistant

Erin  joined us in 2018 as a part time member of our Patient Care Assistant team.  Along with the rest of the team, she ensures all of our patients in wards are comfortable.

Salli Ann Skinner
Salli Ann Skinner
Dispensary & Out Patient Area Assistant

Salli joined us in 2007 initially as one of our domestic assistants.  She moved to her current role in 2014 and takes care of the dispensary area, ordering and checking stock is where it should be.  Salli has 2 dogs and 3 cats who keep her occupied in her spare time.

Sue Kelley
Sue Kelley
Domestic Assistant

Sue joined us in 1992 and ensures our grounds and the practice is always clean and tidy during the day.  She also supports Paula and Susan with client handouts and visit giveaways.  Sue and her husband have a beautiful chocolate labrador called Ria.

Vanessa Barnett
Vanessa Barnett
Domestic Assistant

Vanessa joined us in 2014 and works with our team of domestic assistants who keep the practice clean and tidy every day.  Vanessa is kept extremely busy at home with her 4 rabbits, a hamster and 2 dogs

Louise Barker
Louise Barker
Domestic Assistant

Louise works with our team of domestic assistants who keep the practice clean and tidy every day.  Louise has a chocolate Labrador named Ruby who  loves to take Louise for a walk!

Magdalena Gawlas
Magdalena Gawlas
Domestic Assistant

Magdalena works with our team of domestic assistants who keep the practice clean and tidy every day. Magdalena has a lovely Labrador called Dida.

What our clients are saying

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  • "Would always bring Bramble to Mill House, would not trust him anywhere else. Well done as always." Mrs McNulty with Bramble - October 2018
  • "The friendly staff - very informative and interested in Trixi my puppy. I felt I received individualised attention ." Mrs Mokate with Trixi - October 2018
  • "They were very caring towards me, Ronnie & Reggie. It was all very calm, nothing was rushed and they took their time to explain everything. " Mrs Allen with Ronnie & Reggie - October 2018
  • "we were very happy with the staff, they were very helpful. We have been to other vets but were not happy with the service." Mrs Carter with Gizmo - October 2018