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Helen Wikeley (Vet)

Helen worked at the RSPCA Harmsworth Hospital for a number of years, where she handled a very large caseload and dealt with illnesses that would be considered rare in smaller clinics. Helen worked at our clinic on the emergency vet rota for 3 years before joining the day clinic in 2006. Helen is a qualified APHA Official Veterinarian (OV) with the ability to handle passport or export issues.

Elizabeth Shrimpton (Vet Surgeon)

Liz has worked in small animal practice ever since qualifying in 2001. She enjoys routine small animal medicine and surgery, with a special interest in feline medicine and pain management. She holds a general practice certificate in medicine and treats pain using acupuncture as well as with more conventional drugs. Liz started working at the Elizabeth Street emergency clinic in 2013 and has never left! Liz enjoys time with her young family, her cat Monty and horse riding, travelling and skiing. 

Fionah Wells (Practice Administrator)

Fionah initially started working for the clinic as the Morning Receptionist. Over the years her hours and responsibilities have grown, and she is now Practice Administrator and Company Secretary. Fionah has a great depth of knowledge about the practice and pet issues in the local area, and she is always available to give advice.

Johanna Gilmore – Head 'Out of Hours' Nurse (Registered)

Jo started working at Elizabeth Street in 2005 after gaining a great deal of experience at the Blue Cross Hospital in Victoria where she trained as a nurse. Jo is one of our emergency nurses with a special interest in critical care, anaesthesia and has a vast knowledge in the area of poisons and toxins. She is also a Hills pet nutritionist.

Jessica Wakely – Head Day Nurse (Registered)

Jessica joined the team in October 2019, following a number of years working as a nurse at both Battersea Dogs’ and Cats’ Home and Paws Inc. Veterinary Clinic. She is a clinical coach and enjoys all aspects of veterinary nursing. In her spare time Jessica enjoys working out and spending time with her dog.

Tessa Clark (Registered Nurse)

Tessa joined the team in August 2011. Tessa has a special interest in anaesthesia and enjoys training student nurses. In her spare time, she is busy looking after her horse and cat.

Claire Sedgwick (Registered Nurse)

Claire joined the clinic in 2007 and is one of our emergency night nurses. Claire co-founded 'Help the Street Animals' a charity based in Morocco. She also has a keen interest in canine and feline behaviour.

Anne-Marie Clark (Registered Nurse)

Annie-Marie joined our emergency night nursing team in August 2011. She has a special interest in diabetic cases and is also a trained Clinical Coach. In her spare time, she looks after her many family pets.

Rebecca McQuoid

Bex joined us in July 2016 as a locum Animal Care Assistant. She is originally from New Zealand and is enjoying exploring the Northern Hemisphere especially Europe. Bex has worked in several practices around London but has enjoyed working with us so much she has stayed here and is now part of our fixtures and fittings. Back home Bex has a Kunekune pig called Trevor!

Emily Rutter (Registered Nurse)

Emily joined the emergency clinic in Feb 16. Emily is an avid rugby player, sports fan, a jet setter and enjoys globe-trotting. She also has a passion for the more unusual pet and has a chameleon at home to keep her out of mischief.

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