Meet the team

We are proud to introduce you to our lovely team.

Abbie Piper

Veterinary Nurse

Abi Spillett

Head of Nurse Clinics

I started out in practice in 2000,qualified in 2004 and became part of the Wylie family in 2006. I have a keen interest in client education. My main role at Wylies is at our Upminster hospital where i am the head of our clinic nurse team. Outside of work, i enjoy walking my jack Russell ‘Frank’ and having cuddles with my moggie ‘Little John’. I love travel and have managed to incorporate this with a few animal sanctuary voluntary placements, hopefully with more to come!

Adele Martin

Head Vet

I graduated from the Royal veterinary college in 2010 and after two years in mixed practice have worked solely with small animals. I enjoy all aspect of my job but especially surgery and I am starting a surgery certificate later this year. I love meeting new people and witnessing the special bond they have with their pets. I have always had a passion for rabbits and especially enjoy treating these surprisingly difficult patients. In my spare time I have a horse and do agility with my dog Artie, occasionally successfully!

Aideen Howard

Veterinary Surgeon

Alice Gardner

Veterinary Surgeon

I graduated from The Royal Veterinary College in London in 2013. I have been at Wylies since graduating. i have a keen interest in imaging and do a lot of ultrasounds in the practice. i have two cats that I absolutely adore – Mr Sven and Tinks who keep me on my toes!

Amy Dunlop

Head of Theatre

I joined Wylies in 2016 as Head of Theatre. I have a keen interest in anaesthesia and surgical nursing. Although I love dogs, I am definitely a cat person, tabby cats are my favourite.

Andreea Avasiloaia

Veterinary Surgeon

I qualified in Romania in 2011. In 2012 i came to the Uk and began working in general practice, i began working at Wylies in 2019. I have an interest in Feline medicine and love interacting with clients and their pets. At home i have 2 cats and i very much enjoy gardening and baking. I am hoping to an additional certificate in diagnostic imaging.

Angela Doyle

Veterinary Surgeon

I qualified in South Africa in 1990. I have been at Wylies for 27 years and have additional qualifications in Internal Medicine and General practice.  She and her husband have 4 children and 2 cats – all of whom are growing up far to quickly!

Casey Miller

Veterinary Nurse

I joined Wylies as a ward assistant in 2012 and qualified as a nurse in 2017. I love all aspects of my job, especially nursing the inpatients. I have an interest in exotic patients and also have a love of French Bulldogs, i own one myself !

Celine Moricet

Veterinary Surgeon

Chantel Moroney

Receptionist

I joined Wylies in October 2020. I love being part of the team,meeting clients and there

furbabies. I have always loved all animals. I volunteered at Ushaka Sea World for a year which

was amazing. I love spending time with my husband and three children and even more with my

maltese popcorn. I am a proud mommy of a rotti x and a cute corn snake .

Charlotte Butler

Receptionist

Charlotte Chapman

Receptionist

Charlotte Farrow

Veterinary Nurse

I qualified in January 2019 and started with Wylies in may 2019. I enjoy consulting and am particularly interested in nutrition, behaviour and physiotherapy. In the future I would like to extend my knowledge in these areas especially physiotherapy. In my own time I enjoy spending time with my 2 gorgeous border collies and my lovely horse and competing at Agility and Eventing



Charlotte Lewis

receptionist

I joined the Wylie team November 2020 as a receptionist. I have two dogs of my own; Toby the

Tibetan terrier and Bear the Yorkshire terrier who I love dearly. In the summer we love to go on

holiday to Woolacombe and the boys love it!

Cheryl Wright

Receptionist

I joined the Wylies team in October 2020 as a receptionist. I enjoy all aspects of this varied role,

but especially meeting the clients and patients. At home I have two football mad children and

spend most of my spare time on the sidelines of a football pitch.

Chloe Blair

Ward Assistant

I joined Wylies full time in 2019, prior to this I used to come in on Sundays to help the team. I'm currently a ward assistant but hoping to start my training later next year.

Chloe Little

Veterinary Nurse

'I qualified as a registered veterinary nurse in 2015. My favourite area of nursing is consulting as i love engaging with owners and meeting their pets - you may see me at Upminster or Brentwood. I have a lovely cat called Miss Miley and i am cat mad! I recently gained a distinction in my feline nursing certificate.'

Clair Loding

Head Nurse

I qualified in 2003 and joined Wylies in 2009 as a registered nurse and became head nurse in 2013. I enjoy all aspects of nursing although very much enjoy the clinical procedure area. At home i have two children and a slightly wonky cat !

Claire Lewis

Veterinary Nurse

I qualified in 1998 and started my journey with Wylies soon after. I gained my surgical diploma in 2011 and my interests and passion will always be in theatre. I have a 7year old little girl who keeps me very much on my toes and we have a menagerie of our own animals including 6 guinea pigs, 1 horse and 1 pony and a Border Terrier called Mavis!

Claire McCarthy

Receptionist

Debbie Beasley

Veterinary Nurse

I started training at Wylies in November 1998 and been here ever since. I was head nurse at the Hornchurch branch for many years before I went on maternity leave in 2016. On my return I now work part-time at Upminster hospital and Brentwood Wellness centre. My main interest's now a days is clinic's where I can continue to care for animals and educating clients. I have a ginger rescue cat called Merlin

Debbie Gasson

Customer Care Manager

I joined the Wylie family in April 2020. Iam excited and grateful to be part of such an amazing team.

I was an RVN for many years beforebranching out in to Management.

Outside of work I enjoy getting out andabout in nature and spending quality time with family and friends.

Ella Edwards

Receptionist

I have worked at Wylies since December 2020 as a receptionist at the Upminster branch. I have a crazy French Bulldog called Mabel who never fails to keep us entertained and I love working with animals and as part of the Wylie receptionist team

Ella Roberts

Veterinary Nurse

I joined Wylies in 2009 and qualified in 2014. My interests in the veterinary world are natural feeding and nurse consults . In my day to day life, my interests are musical theatre which i have done since i was 5 years old, in my career i have re-homed lots of animals which include cats, a giant tortoise and a pig!

Ellie Clark

Veterinary Nurse

I have been at Wylies since 2015 where I was employed as a Ward Assistant and went on to do my training at Writtle college in 2016. I qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2018 and enjoy all aspects of nursing but my favourite area is kennels, where I can help nurse the in-patients. I have 3 dogs and 1 cat of my own, that I enjoy spending time with.

Emma Tompkins

Veterinary Nurse

Fiona Steptowe

Practice Manager

I have been working at the Wylie Veterinary Centre since 1996. I started as a trainee nurse and qualified as a veterinary nurse in 1998. Since then I have held a number of different posts, such as Head Nurse, Night Nurse and Clinical/Insurance Claims Administrator. In 2010 I took on the role of Practice Manager. I have several pets including ducks, chickens and dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs and donkeys. I have now resumed my role as practice manager alongside Julie Murphy.

Fran Green

Head Receptionist

Gemma Budino

Veterinary Surgeon

I graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2011. I have been working in small animal practice since then, and started working at Wylies in 2015. I have a post graduate certificate in emergency and critical care and I especially enjoy caring for the inpatients in hospital. I have had my horse Logi for 19 years and enjoy riding in my spare time. I also have a golden retriever called Phoebe and a cat called Molly. I’m kept busy at home by my daughter Clara who is 18 months old.

Gemma Mcdonald

Receptionist

I have been working at Wylies since November 2020 as a receptionist in Upminster. I have two french bulldogs at home, who keep me busy and entertained. I love working with Animals and enjoy my job at Wylies very much.

Gemma Randall

Veterinary Nurse

I graduated from Middlesex University in 2016; gaining a degree in Veterinary Nursing. I joined Wylies in November 2019 and enjoy all aspects of nursing but have a particular interest in anaesthesia and student training.

Hannah Robinson

Veterinary Nurse

I qualified from Writtle College in January 2017.I moved to Wylies in June 2019. I enjoy all aspects of nursing but have a special interest in theatre and nursing rabbits.

Helenna Mills

Veterinary Nurse

I qualified from the college of animal welfare in January 2013 and joined Wylie's in April 2013. I love all aspects of nursing but especially love looking after our hospitalised patients and doing nurse clinics. I gained my ISFM certificate in feline friendly nursing in 2017 as I have a massive love for cats! At home I have 2 chihuahua's, a chihuahua x Pomeranian and 2 cats. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family and keeping myself active.

Hilary Frank

Veterinary Surgeon

I joined Wylies in 2012. I have a keen interest in feline medicine. I have 2 cheeky cats at home to keep me on my toes.

Izabela Przybytek

Veterinary Surgeon

I graduated in 2016 in Poland and moved to the UK in 2017. After working in a few first opinion practice’s across the UK, i joined the Wylie family in 2019. I love my job, especially interesting medical cases and looking after inpatients. I feel very honoured to be able to see the bond between our clients and their beloved pets. After work i enjoy yoga, travelling and spoiling my rescued Westie.

Jacky Jones

Head Of Clinical Procedures

I qualified in April 2012 and started working for The Wylie Veterinary Centre in July 2013. I enjoy the Diagnostic Procedures area of Veterinary work and have been lucky enough to be mostly located in that area here at Wylie’s.Diagnostic Procedures includes but is not limited to Radiography, Ultrasound and Endoscopy.

Jade Ackroyd

Veterinary Nurse

I began working at Wylies in July 2017, after qualifying in January 2015. i enjoy all aspects of nursing but have a passion for working in the lab.

Jane Sexton

Receptionist

I joined Wylies in August 2012 as a receptionist but I have been a Wylie client for many years. At present I have a 6 year old boxer called Tilly and 2 daughters  I love walking and also enjoy going to the gym.

Jayne Elston

Veterinary Surgeon

I qualified from the university of Bristol in 2013 and have worked at Wylies ever since graduating. I enjoy first opinion practice with a particular interest in our feline patients. You can find me at both the Upminster and Brentwood branch. I have 2 cats and 2 guinea pigs myself.

Jaynie Love

Veterinary Nurse

Currently on maternity leave.

Jessica Haywood

Veterinary Nurse

I qualified in 2014 from The College of Animal Welfare. I started as a locum nurse in April 2018 and in June, decided to stay on a permanent basis. I enjoys all aspects of nursing but I have a true passion for theatre.

Joanne Barton

Receptionist

I joined Wylies in 2016 and work as a receptionist at the Upminster branch.

Josie Endean

Veterinary Nurse

I joined the Wylie team in 2013 as a ward assistant and trained as a veterinary nurse here at Wylies. In 2017 i completed my training and received my qualification. I split my time in both the Wellness centre in Brentwood, and in the Veterinary centre in Upminster. I have a gorgeous cheeky red toy poodle at home called Audrey and a silky smooth black beauty feline called Mila.

Julie May

Receptionist

I joined Wyllie's team in March 2010 and I work as a receptionist at the Upminster Branch.
I'm a mum of 3 daughters and 4 grandchildren who keep me very busy plus not forgetting our cat Wylie who was a stray and I took in.
I enjoy walking and going on holidays (when we are allowed)

Julie Rankin

Head of Dispensary

I started working at Wylie’s in 2006, originally as a second year student and have worked up to be the Head of Dispensary.

I love all aspects of nursing and have a special soft spot for Persian cats.

At home, I am mum to two young girls and two old cats who all keep me busy.

 

Justine Terry

Veterinary Nurse

I joined Wylies in 2013, I have spent a lot of time at a branch surgery before coming back into the Upminster hospital. I love educating clients and nurse consults but spend most of my time in the clinical area. Prior to joining Wylies I spent time at a hydrotherapy centre and am a qualified Hydro therapist. At home I have three dogs and two nieces to keep me busy!

Kate Clark

Receptionist

I joined Wylies in 2016 and work as a receptionist in the Upminster branch.

Kathy Beasley

Veterinary Surgeon

Katie O’Sullivan

Veterinary Nurse

I joined Wylies in 2018 having graduated from the Royal College. I enjoy all aspects of nursing especially in the clinical area.

Kelly Kendall

Receptionist

I Joined the Wylies team in July 2014 as a receptionist. I work at both the Brentwood branch and Upminster hospital. My Spare time is taken up by my 4 daughters,  3 grand-children and a 5 year old Cocker spaniel Summer all of whom keep me really busy!

Kerry Oakes

Insurance Administrator

I have been nursing for the past 12 years and qualified as a RVN in 2011.
I joined the insurance department around a year ago and really enjoy this role but i am still keen to get involved with nursing where i can and have a big interest in emergencies and critical care.
I have a unique rescue cat called Dennis with his extra 4 toes and kept busy with my two daughters.

Laia Blanco

Veterinary Surgeon

I joined Wylies in 2015, after qualifying from Barcelona in 2003. I have an interest in Emergency and Critical care and i hold a certificate in advanced veterinary practice. In April 2018 i became Deputy Head Vet.

Lauren Hodder

Head of Wards

Lauren Smith

Veterinary Nurse

I started at Wylie's in 2016 as a Ward Assistant and then in 2017 went on the train as a Veterinary Nurse, this has always been my dream. I sat my final exams and finally qualified as a Veterinary Nurse this year (2021). I love all aspects of the role, I'm grateful that every day is different but I especially love working in Theatre/Anaesthesia. When I'm not working I enjoy spending time with my fur babies and friends.

Lewis McMillan

Veterinary Surgeon

I graduated from the Royal Veterinary College, London in Summer 2019. After completing work experience and a lot of my university placements at Wylies, i was delighted to become part of the team once I qualified. I have an interest in oncology and neurology and would like to gain further qualifications in one of these in the future. Outside of work i enjoy playing and watching football and cricket.

Linda Crudgington

Receptionist

Lisa Dickenson

Front of House Manager at The Wellness Centre

I joined the team in July 2015 and since joining have loved every working day. The role is so varied and no two days are the same. I am a mother to one daughter and one extremely bonkers French Bulldog Mabel, who helps to keep my home life varied too!

Lyndsey Stanton

Veterinary Nurse

Martha Pedraja

Veterinary Surgeon

I have always wanted to be a vet since i was a child and finally made it in 2013 in Spain, where i come from and where i have been working until this year when i joined Wylies. After finishing my 3 years internship in Emergency and Critical Care, i worked with stray dogs and cats in some developing countries. Now i hope to keep growing as a professional and to work towards my certificate . The most exciting part of my job is feeling that i am helping our patients and at the same time their families.

Martin Watts

Financial Controller

I became a member of the Wylies team in July 2014. Previous to this I worked as a financial controller for a speaker manufacturer in Rayleigh for 6 years. At home I have a daughter called Charlotte. During my spare time, which is rare at the moment, I enjoy playing golf, fishing and motor sports.

Michelle Eade

Receptionist

In December 2020 I became one of the newest receptionists to join the Wylies team. Such

a great bunch of people makes Wylies a lovely place to be. When I’m not here I’m at home with

my husband, children and 2 gorgeous chocolate Labs! My passion for dogs has led me to

embark on a dog grooming course which takes up most of my spare time right now. Love being

outdoors and can’t wait to go camping again. Nothing better than drinking lots of red wine whilst

being eaten alive by mosquitoes! Looking forward to meeting all of Wylies clients and their pets

Milly Williams

Student Veterinary Nurse

I joined Wylies as a ward assistant and have recently started my training to become a veterinary nurse. I very much enjoy my job and am looking forward to becoming a registered veterinary nurse.

Molly McCoy

Veterinary Nurse

I am currently a second year student at Wylies. I joined Wylies in 2017 as a kennel assistant. I am very much enjoying my training and I'm hoping to qualify next year.

Morkel Pienaar

Director

I’m another South African who left the sun and wide open spaces of my homeland for the irresistible lure of Essex! I first started working at Wylies in 1999. I have spent most of my professional career at Wylies which has become a second home to me. I have a certificate in ophthalmology but enjoy all aspects of veterinary practice. I have a particular interest in Species Appropriate Nutrition and raw food for pets which I believe is a corner stone of good health. I also have a keen interest in brachycephallic dogs (Bulldogs, French Bulldogs and Pugs) but love animals of all shapes and sizes!

Natasha Kendrick

Receptionist

I joined the Wylie Team in July this year (2015) and am very much enjoying my new job. At home I have two children, the one husband and the most important member of my family my very Spoilt Cockerpoo Otis! During my spare time I love to bake!

Nicky Goddard

Manager at Wylie Wellness Centre


After working for 25 years in London I decided to make a big change in careers and study to become a veterinary nurse which is something I had always wanted to do from school. I then qualified and was registered as a veterinary nurse in 2012 when I also joined the Wylie team. I have always had a strong interest in animal behaviour, training, education and animal welfare and have studied canine behaviour and achieved an Advance Diploma in Canine Behaviour Management with distinction and also studied, trained and then passed the assessment process to become a full member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT). I am also a member of the Animal Behaviour and Training Council. I have been providing canine behaviour advice for some years and am now proud to also be a member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors (APBC) as a provisional Animal Behaviour Technician. I have been lucky enough to have horses most of my life and love to ride and also learn from the behaviour of these beautiful animals.

Nicola Bedford

Head Of Clinical Procedures

Olivia Wright

Veterinary Nurse

I graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2018 and joined Wylies in July 2019 after spending a year at a charity practice. The main areas of nursing that I enjoy are emergency and critical care and looking after the in-patients. At home I have a three-legged rescue Cockerpoo called Maggie.

Pascal Hoberg

Director

I joined Wylie’s in September 2018 along with my partner Vanessa. I’m originally from Belgium and I qualified from Liege in 1997 and moved over to the UK. My first job was in Colchester. I have also worked as a locum vet, in several different practices before moving to Kent. I joined Wylie in September 2018. I’m currently in the process of undertaking a certificate in Cardiology with Liverpool University.

Phoebe Satchell

Receptionist

Rachael Carter

Veterinary Nurse

I joined Wylies as a ward assistant and qualified in 2018. I enjoy all aspects of nursing but very much enjoy emergency work. I have two very mischievous cats that keep me on my toes!

Richard Doyle

Director

My wife Angela and I have been part of the Wylies family since 1991 after graduating from the Vet School in South Africa. Since then we have had 4 visits to the Harold Wood Maternity Unit (as it was then) and 3 visits to the Cats Protection League! I have a certificate in internal medicine but ultrasound is my passion! Outside of work, family commitments take up most of my time although I also enjoy swimming, bike riding and yoga. I feel privileged to be able to work as a Vet in the UK and to be part of the Wylies family.

Samuel Hornsey

Veterinary Surgeon

I graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2018. Shortly after graduating I moved to Canada to work at a university teaching hospital and then returned to the U.K. in 2019 to work at a specialist orthopaedic and neurology centre. I started working at Wylies in June 2020, and I've loved working with the team here from the moment I started. I have a keen interest in orthopaedics, neurology, general surgery and anaesthesia. I have three publications in the veterinary literature on neurology, surgery and cardiology. Outside of working I enjoy cycling on my road bike, spin classes and hiking.

Sandra Goncalves

Veterinary Surgeon

I graduated from the University of Oporto (Portugal) in 2015, after having the opportunity to experience a rotating externship in the University of Tennessee. I found my first job in Colchester where I stayed from 2016 to 2019 and completed a GP Certificate in Small Animal Ophthalmology. I then spent 4 months as a rotating intern at Southfields Veterinary Referrals before joining Wylie's in September 2019. In 2021, I have decided to increase my experience in Emergency and Critical Care by working towards a Certificate and joining the out-of-hours team. I have a keen interest in conservation and try to do my bit going a little bit greener every day. I am a passionate animal rights defender and so is my cat, Bagheera, who likes to bring mice unharmed into the house for me to deal with!


Sarah Boreham

HR & Payroll

I have worked at Wylies since June 2013. I work as an office administrator and am responsible for the payroll and general accounts. I own one dog called Mumford who is a 2 year old chocolate cockapoo and also 3 cats called Edi, Daisy and Marlon.

Sharon Frost

Receptionist

I joined the Wylies family in 2003 and spent my first 16 years at the Hornchuch branch surgery as Head Receptionist, until we closed in 2018.
I have 5 grand children who keep me very busy, and spend a lot of time in our very large garden.
I also do a lot of walking and have completed a half marathon, and hope to do more in the future.
I enjoy my job at Wylies, and absolutely love meeting the pets and their owners.

Sianne Chandler

Receptionist

I joined Wylies in 2016 and work as a receptionist at the Upminster Hospital.

Susan Fuller

Receptionist

I jumped on the Wylie bus January 2019. I work in Reception alongside our lovely Wylie team, mainly at weekends. I count myself lucky that I work with the lovely Wylie family and get to see lots of our furry friends.

In 2010 I qualified as a Hypnotherapist and I also play ukulele in a band called Rumatica, the band has played at various social events and we also go to venues to play for Music for the Brain, which is an organisation ,entertaining people suffering with Dementia/Alzheimers, of course, this is on hold for the time being. However looking forward to starting again in the near future.

Teresa May

Receptionist

Teresa Soares

Veterinary Surgeon

I graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2020 and joined Wylie's shortly after. I love working with animals and building relationships with clients. At home I have two cheeky cats who receive endless cuddles and get up to lots of mischief! I look forward to meeting all of you and your lovely pets.

Tom Marston

Veterinary Surgeon

I qualified from the University of Bristol in summer 2016 before starting at Wylies. I really enjoy first opinion practice and am interested in all kinds of exotic pets not just dogs and cats! I love playing sport and am currently learning to skydive. My current pets include a slightly barmy golden retriever, a rather greedy cavalier king charles spaniel, a couple of crested geckos and a tortoise who spends his time chasing the dogs…slowly!

Tracy Summerfield

Head of Laboratory

Vanessa Lennox

Insurance Administrator

I started working at Wylies in September 2014 as a nurse and it was the best move i ever made! i moved into an office role part time in 2017 and went between completing insurance claim forms and nursing. In July 2019 i took on a full time insurance claim administrator four days a week. I occasionally work a nursing shift at weekends. I have 4 cats and 2 cockerpoos and i spend my spare time walking my dogs and socialising with friends

Vanessa Nicola

Director

Pascal and I joined the Wylie family in September 2018 and are so excited to be part of this wonderful team. I qualified from Liege in 2001 and have worked in the UK ever since.Before joining Wylies, I was a clinical director at a large veterinary hospital in Kent, where I lived with Pascal and our 2 children. I hold an RCVS certificate in Ophthalmology and have undergone further leadership training.

Zowie Fry

Receptionist

My name is Zowie I joined Wylie’s in May 2019 as a Receptionist for Brentwood, I did my training initially at Upminster and then moved on to Brentwood in July 2019 when it first opened. Working in an animal related environment has always been my absolute dream job and I absolutely love it! I have always had a huge passion for animals and their welfare from as long as I can remember from a young age. I always had animals around me growing up to love and care for. At present I have a Beautiful Basset Hound call Daisy – Mae and two Gorgeous Ragdoll Cats called George and Florence who I absolutely love and adore they all certainly keep me busy in my spare time, but I wouldn’t have it any other way!

Adele Martin

Head Vet

I graduated from the Royal veterinary college in 2010 and after two years in mixed practice have worked solely with small animals. I enjoy all aspect of my job but especially surgery and I am starting a surgery certificate later this year. I love meeting new people and witnessing the special bond they have with their pets. I have always had a passion for rabbits and especially enjoy treating these surprisingly difficult patients. In my spare time I have a horse and do agility with my dog Artie, occasionally successfully!

Aideen Howard

Veterinary Surgeon

Alice Gardner

Veterinary Surgeon

I graduated from The Royal Veterinary College in London in 2013. I have been at Wylies since graduating. i have a keen interest in imaging and do a lot of ultrasounds in the practice. i have two cats that I absolutely adore – Mr Sven and Tinks who keep me on my toes!

Andreea Avasiloaia

Veterinary Surgeon

I qualified in Romania in 2011. In 2012 i came to the Uk and began working in general practice, i began working at Wylies in 2019. I have an interest in Feline medicine and love interacting with clients and their pets. At home i have 2 cats and i very much enjoy gardening and baking. I am hoping to an additional certificate in diagnostic imaging.

Angela Doyle

Veterinary Surgeon

I qualified in South Africa in 1990. I have been at Wylies for 27 years and have additional qualifications in Internal Medicine and General practice.  She and her husband have 4 children and 2 cats – all of whom are growing up far to quickly!

Celine Moricet

Veterinary Surgeon

Gemma Budino

Veterinary Surgeon

I graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2011. I have been working in small animal practice since then, and started working at Wylies in 2015. I have a post graduate certificate in emergency and critical care and I especially enjoy caring for the inpatients in hospital. I have had my horse Logi for 19 years and enjoy riding in my spare time. I also have a golden retriever called Phoebe and a cat called Molly. I’m kept busy at home by my daughter Clara who is 18 months old.

Hilary Frank

Veterinary Surgeon

I joined Wylies in 2012. I have a keen interest in feline medicine. I have 2 cheeky cats at home to keep me on my toes.

Izabela Przybytek

Veterinary Surgeon

I graduated in 2016 in Poland and moved to the UK in 2017. After working in a few first opinion practice’s across the UK, i joined the Wylie family in 2019. I love my job, especially interesting medical cases and looking after inpatients. I feel very honoured to be able to see the bond between our clients and their beloved pets. After work i enjoy yoga, travelling and spoiling my rescued Westie.

Jayne Elston

Veterinary Surgeon

I qualified from the university of Bristol in 2013 and have worked at Wylies ever since graduating. I enjoy first opinion practice with a particular interest in our feline patients. You can find me at both the Upminster and Brentwood branch. I have 2 cats and 2 guinea pigs myself.

Kathy Beasley

Veterinary Surgeon

Laia Blanco

Veterinary Surgeon

I joined Wylies in 2015, after qualifying from Barcelona in 2003. I have an interest in Emergency and Critical care and i hold a certificate in advanced veterinary practice. In April 2018 i became Deputy Head Vet.

Lewis McMillan

Veterinary Surgeon

I graduated from the Royal Veterinary College, London in Summer 2019. After completing work experience and a lot of my university placements at Wylies, i was delighted to become part of the team once I qualified. I have an interest in oncology and neurology and would like to gain further qualifications in one of these in the future. Outside of work i enjoy playing and watching football and cricket.

Martha Pedraja

Veterinary Surgeon

I have always wanted to be a vet since i was a child and finally made it in 2013 in Spain, where i come from and where i have been working until this year when i joined Wylies. After finishing my 3 years internship in Emergency and Critical Care, i worked with stray dogs and cats in some developing countries. Now i hope to keep growing as a professional and to work towards my certificate . The most exciting part of my job is feeling that i am helping our patients and at the same time their families.

Morkel Pienaar

Director

I’m another South African who left the sun and wide open spaces of my homeland for the irresistible lure of Essex! I first started working at Wylies in 1999. I have spent most of my professional career at Wylies which has become a second home to me. I have a certificate in ophthalmology but enjoy all aspects of veterinary practice. I have a particular interest in Species Appropriate Nutrition and raw food for pets which I believe is a corner stone of good health. I also have a keen interest in brachycephallic dogs (Bulldogs, French Bulldogs and Pugs) but love animals of all shapes and sizes!

Pascal Hoberg

Director

I joined Wylie’s in September 2018 along with my partner Vanessa. I’m originally from Belgium and I qualified from Liege in 1997 and moved over to the UK. My first job was in Colchester. I have also worked as a locum vet, in several different practices before moving to Kent. I joined Wylie in September 2018. I’m currently in the process of undertaking a certificate in Cardiology with Liverpool University.

Richard Doyle

Director

My wife Angela and I have been part of the Wylies family since 1991 after graduating from the Vet School in South Africa. Since then we have had 4 visits to the Harold Wood Maternity Unit (as it was then) and 3 visits to the Cats Protection League! I have a certificate in internal medicine but ultrasound is my passion! Outside of work, family commitments take up most of my time although I also enjoy swimming, bike riding and yoga. I feel privileged to be able to work as a Vet in the UK and to be part of the Wylies family.

Samuel Hornsey

Veterinary Surgeon

I graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2018. Shortly after graduating I moved to Canada to work at a university teaching hospital and then returned to the U.K. in 2019 to work at a specialist orthopaedic and neurology centre. I started working at Wylies in June 2020, and I've loved working with the team here from the moment I started. I have a keen interest in orthopaedics, neurology, general surgery and anaesthesia. I have three publications in the veterinary literature on neurology, surgery and cardiology. Outside of working I enjoy cycling on my road bike, spin classes and hiking.

Sandra Goncalves

Veterinary Surgeon

I graduated from the University of Oporto (Portugal) in 2015, after having the opportunity to experience a rotating externship in the University of Tennessee. I found my first job in Colchester where I stayed from 2016 to 2019 and completed a GP Certificate in Small Animal Ophthalmology. I then spent 4 months as a rotating intern at Southfields Veterinary Referrals before joining Wylie's in September 2019. In 2021, I have decided to increase my experience in Emergency and Critical Care by working towards a Certificate and joining the out-of-hours team. I have a keen interest in conservation and try to do my bit going a little bit greener every day. I am a passionate animal rights defender and so is my cat, Bagheera, who likes to bring mice unharmed into the house for me to deal with!


Teresa Soares

Veterinary Surgeon

I graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2020 and joined Wylie's shortly after. I love working with animals and building relationships with clients. At home I have two cheeky cats who receive endless cuddles and get up to lots of mischief! I look forward to meeting all of you and your lovely pets.

Tom Marston

Veterinary Surgeon

I qualified from the University of Bristol in summer 2016 before starting at Wylies. I really enjoy first opinion practice and am interested in all kinds of exotic pets not just dogs and cats! I love playing sport and am currently learning to skydive. My current pets include a slightly barmy golden retriever, a rather greedy cavalier king charles spaniel, a couple of crested geckos and a tortoise who spends his time chasing the dogs…slowly!

Vanessa Nicola

Director

Pascal and I joined the Wylie family in September 2018 and are so excited to be part of this wonderful team. I qualified from Liege in 2001 and have worked in the UK ever since.Before joining Wylies, I was a clinical director at a large veterinary hospital in Kent, where I lived with Pascal and our 2 children. I hold an RCVS certificate in Ophthalmology and have undergone further leadership training.

Clair Loding

Head Nurse

I qualified in 2003 and joined Wylies in 2009 as a registered nurse and became head nurse in 2013. I enjoy all aspects of nursing although very much enjoy the clinical procedure area. At home i have two children and a slightly wonky cat !

Abi Spillett

Head of Nurse Clinics

I started out in practice in 2000,qualified in 2004 and became part of the Wylie family in 2006. I have a keen interest in client education. My main role at Wylies is at our Upminster hospital where i am the head of our clinic nurse team. Outside of work, i enjoy walking my jack Russell ‘Frank’ and having cuddles with my moggie ‘Little John’. I love travel and have managed to incorporate this with a few animal sanctuary voluntary placements, hopefully with more to come!

Lauren Hodder

Head of Wards

Julie Rankin

Head of Dispensary

I started working at Wylie’s in 2006, originally as a second year student and have worked up to be the Head of Dispensary.

I love all aspects of nursing and have a special soft spot for Persian cats.

At home, I am mum to two young girls and two old cats who all keep me busy.

 

Jacky Jones

Head Of Clinical Procedures

I qualified in April 2012 and started working for The Wylie Veterinary Centre in July 2013. I enjoy the Diagnostic Procedures area of Veterinary work and have been lucky enough to be mostly located in that area here at Wylie’s.Diagnostic Procedures includes but is not limited to Radiography, Ultrasound and Endoscopy.

Nicola Bedford

Head Of Clinical Procedures

Amy Dunlop

Head of Theatre

I joined Wylies in 2016 as Head of Theatre. I have a keen interest in anaesthesia and surgical nursing. Although I love dogs, I am definitely a cat person, tabby cats are my favourite.

Chloe Little

Veterinary Nurse

'I qualified as a registered veterinary nurse in 2015. My favourite area of nursing is consulting as i love engaging with owners and meeting their pets - you may see me at Upminster or Brentwood. I have a lovely cat called Miss Miley and i am cat mad! I recently gained a distinction in my feline nursing certificate.'

Hannah Robinson

Veterinary Nurse

I qualified from Writtle College in January 2017.I moved to Wylies in June 2019. I enjoy all aspects of nursing but have a special interest in theatre and nursing rabbits.

Charlotte Farrow

Veterinary Nurse

I qualified in January 2019 and started with Wylies in may 2019. I enjoy consulting and am particularly interested in nutrition, behaviour and physiotherapy. In the future I would like to extend my knowledge in these areas especially physiotherapy. In my own time I enjoy spending time with my 2 gorgeous border collies and my lovely horse and competing at Agility and Eventing



Molly McCoy

Veterinary Nurse

I am currently a second year student at Wylies. I joined Wylies in 2017 as a kennel assistant. I am very much enjoying my training and I'm hoping to qualify next year.

Jessica Haywood

Veterinary Nurse

I qualified in 2014 from The College of Animal Welfare. I started as a locum nurse in April 2018 and in June, decided to stay on a permanent basis. I enjoys all aspects of nursing but I have a true passion for theatre.

Jade Ackroyd

Veterinary Nurse

I began working at Wylies in July 2017, after qualifying in January 2015. i enjoy all aspects of nursing but have a passion for working in the lab.

Chloe Blair

Ward Assistant

I joined Wylies full time in 2019, prior to this I used to come in on Sundays to help the team. I'm currently a ward assistant but hoping to start my training later next year.

Abbie Piper

Veterinary Nurse

Ellie Clark

Veterinary Nurse

I have been at Wylies since 2015 where I was employed as a Ward Assistant and went on to do my training at Writtle college in 2016. I qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2018 and enjoy all aspects of nursing but my favourite area is kennels, where I can help nurse the in-patients. I have 3 dogs and 1 cat of my own, that I enjoy spending time with.

Rachael Carter

Veterinary Nurse

I joined Wylies as a ward assistant and qualified in 2018. I enjoy all aspects of nursing but very much enjoy emergency work. I have two very mischievous cats that keep me on my toes!

Katie O’Sullivan

Veterinary Nurse

I joined Wylies in 2018 having graduated from the Royal College. I enjoy all aspects of nursing especially in the clinical area.

Lauren Smith

Veterinary Nurse

I started at Wylie's in 2016 as a Ward Assistant and then in 2017 went on the train as a Veterinary Nurse, this has always been my dream. I sat my final exams and finally qualified as a Veterinary Nurse this year (2021). I love all aspects of the role, I'm grateful that every day is different but I especially love working in Theatre/Anaesthesia. When I'm not working I enjoy spending time with my fur babies and friends.

Josie Endean

Veterinary Nurse

I joined the Wylie team in 2013 as a ward assistant and trained as a veterinary nurse here at Wylies. In 2017 i completed my training and received my qualification. I split my time in both the Wellness centre in Brentwood, and in the Veterinary centre in Upminster. I have a gorgeous cheeky red toy poodle at home called Audrey and a silky smooth black beauty feline called Mila.

Claire Lewis

Veterinary Nurse

I qualified in 1998 and started my journey with Wylies soon after. I gained my surgical diploma in 2011 and my interests and passion will always be in theatre. I have a 7year old little girl who keeps me very much on my toes and we have a menagerie of our own animals including 6 guinea pigs, 1 horse and 1 pony and a Border Terrier called Mavis!

Casey Miller

Veterinary Nurse

I joined Wylies as a ward assistant in 2012 and qualified as a nurse in 2017. I love all aspects of my job, especially nursing the inpatients. I have an interest in exotic patients and also have a love of French Bulldogs, i own one myself !

Debbie Beasley

Veterinary Nurse

I started training at Wylies in November 1998 and been here ever since. I was head nurse at the Hornchurch branch for many years before I went on maternity leave in 2016. On my return I now work part-time at Upminster hospital and Brentwood Wellness centre. My main interest's now a days is clinic's where I can continue to care for animals and educating clients. I have a ginger rescue cat called Merlin

Justine Terry

Veterinary Nurse

I joined Wylies in 2013, I have spent a lot of time at a branch surgery before coming back into the Upminster hospital. I love educating clients and nurse consults but spend most of my time in the clinical area. Prior to joining Wylies I spent time at a hydrotherapy centre and am a qualified Hydro therapist. At home I have three dogs and two nieces to keep me busy!

Ella Roberts

Veterinary Nurse

I joined Wylies in 2009 and qualified in 2014. My interests in the veterinary world are natural feeding and nurse consults . In my day to day life, my interests are musical theatre which i have done since i was 5 years old, in my career i have re-homed lots of animals which include cats, a giant tortoise and a pig!

Helenna Mills

Veterinary Nurse

I qualified from the college of animal welfare in January 2013 and joined Wylie's in April 2013. I love all aspects of nursing but especially love looking after our hospitalised patients and doing nurse clinics. I gained my ISFM certificate in feline friendly nursing in 2017 as I have a massive love for cats! At home I have 2 chihuahua's, a chihuahua x Pomeranian and 2 cats. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family and keeping myself active.

Jaynie Love

Veterinary Nurse

Currently on maternity leave.

Lyndsey Stanton

Veterinary Nurse

Nicky Goddard

Manager at Wylie Wellness Centre


After working for 25 years in London I decided to make a big change in careers and study to become a veterinary nurse which is something I had always wanted to do from school. I then qualified and was registered as a veterinary nurse in 2012 when I also joined the Wylie team. I have always had a strong interest in animal behaviour, training, education and animal welfare and have studied canine behaviour and achieved an Advance Diploma in Canine Behaviour Management with distinction and also studied, trained and then passed the assessment process to become a full member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT). I am also a member of the Animal Behaviour and Training Council. I have been providing canine behaviour advice for some years and am now proud to also be a member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors (APBC) as a provisional Animal Behaviour Technician. I have been lucky enough to have horses most of my life and love to ride and also learn from the behaviour of these beautiful animals.

Olivia Wright

Veterinary Nurse

I graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2018 and joined Wylies in July 2019 after spending a year at a charity practice. The main areas of nursing that I enjoy are emergency and critical care and looking after the in-patients. At home I have a three-legged rescue Cockerpoo called Maggie.

Milly Williams

Student Veterinary Nurse

I joined Wylies as a ward assistant and have recently started my training to become a veterinary nurse. I very much enjoy my job and am looking forward to becoming a registered veterinary nurse.

Emma Tompkins

Veterinary Nurse

Tracy Summerfield

Head of Laboratory

Gemma Randall

Veterinary Nurse

I graduated from Middlesex University in 2016; gaining a degree in Veterinary Nursing. I joined Wylies in November 2019 and enjoy all aspects of nursing but have a particular interest in anaesthesia and student training.

Chantel Moroney

Receptionist

I joined Wylies in October 2020. I love being part of the team,meeting clients and there

furbabies. I have always loved all animals. I volunteered at Ushaka Sea World for a year which

was amazing. I love spending time with my husband and three children and even more with my

maltese popcorn. I am a proud mommy of a rotti x and a cute corn snake .

Charlotte Butler

Receptionist

Charlotte Chapman

Receptionist

Charlotte Lewis

receptionist

I joined the Wylie team November 2020 as a receptionist. I have two dogs of my own; Toby the

Tibetan terrier and Bear the Yorkshire terrier who I love dearly. In the summer we love to go on

holiday to Woolacombe and the boys love it!

Cheryl Wright

Receptionist

I joined the Wylies team in October 2020 as a receptionist. I enjoy all aspects of this varied role,

but especially meeting the clients and patients. At home I have two football mad children and

spend most of my spare time on the sidelines of a football pitch.

Claire McCarthy

Receptionist

Debbie Gasson

Customer Care Manager

I joined the Wylie family in April 2020. Iam excited and grateful to be part of such an amazing team.

I was an RVN for many years beforebranching out in to Management.

Outside of work I enjoy getting out andabout in nature and spending quality time with family and friends.

Ella Edwards

Receptionist

I have worked at Wylies since December 2020 as a receptionist at the Upminster branch. I have a crazy French Bulldog called Mabel who never fails to keep us entertained and I love working with animals and as part of the Wylie receptionist team

Fran Green

Head Receptionist

Gemma Mcdonald

Receptionist

I have been working at Wylies since November 2020 as a receptionist in Upminster. I have two french bulldogs at home, who keep me busy and entertained. I love working with Animals and enjoy my job at Wylies very much.

Jane Sexton

Receptionist

I joined Wylies in August 2012 as a receptionist but I have been a Wylie client for many years. At present I have a 6 year old boxer called Tilly and 2 daughters  I love walking and also enjoy going to the gym.

Joanne Barton

Receptionist

I joined Wylies in 2016 and work as a receptionist at the Upminster branch.

Julie May

Receptionist

I joined Wyllie's team in March 2010 and I work as a receptionist at the Upminster Branch.
I'm a mum of 3 daughters and 4 grandchildren who keep me very busy plus not forgetting our cat Wylie who was a stray and I took in.
I enjoy walking and going on holidays (when we are allowed)

Kate Clark

Receptionist

I joined Wylies in 2016 and work as a receptionist in the Upminster branch.

Kelly Kendall

Receptionist

I Joined the Wylies team in July 2014 as a receptionist. I work at both the Brentwood branch and Upminster hospital. My Spare time is taken up by my 4 daughters,  3 grand-children and a 5 year old Cocker spaniel Summer all of whom keep me really busy!

Linda Crudgington

Receptionist

Lisa Dickenson

Front of House Manager at The Wellness Centre

I joined the team in July 2015 and since joining have loved every working day. The role is so varied and no two days are the same. I am a mother to one daughter and one extremely bonkers French Bulldog Mabel, who helps to keep my home life varied too!

Michelle Eade

Receptionist

In December 2020 I became one of the newest receptionists to join the Wylies team. Such

a great bunch of people makes Wylies a lovely place to be. When I’m not here I’m at home with

my husband, children and 2 gorgeous chocolate Labs! My passion for dogs has led me to

embark on a dog grooming course which takes up most of my spare time right now. Love being

outdoors and can’t wait to go camping again. Nothing better than drinking lots of red wine whilst

being eaten alive by mosquitoes! Looking forward to meeting all of Wylies clients and their pets

Natasha Kendrick

Receptionist

I joined the Wylie Team in July this year (2015) and am very much enjoying my new job. At home I have two children, the one husband and the most important member of my family my very Spoilt Cockerpoo Otis! During my spare time I love to bake!

Phoebe Satchell

Receptionist

Sharon Frost

Receptionist

I joined the Wylies family in 2003 and spent my first 16 years at the Hornchuch branch surgery as Head Receptionist, until we closed in 2018.
I have 5 grand children who keep me very busy, and spend a lot of time in our very large garden.
I also do a lot of walking and have completed a half marathon, and hope to do more in the future.
I enjoy my job at Wylies, and absolutely love meeting the pets and their owners.

Sianne Chandler

Receptionist

I joined Wylies in 2016 and work as a receptionist at the Upminster Hospital.

Susan Fuller

Receptionist

I jumped on the Wylie bus January 2019. I work in Reception alongside our lovely Wylie team, mainly at weekends. I count myself lucky that I work with the lovely Wylie family and get to see lots of our furry friends.

In 2010 I qualified as a Hypnotherapist and I also play ukulele in a band called Rumatica, the band has played at various social events and we also go to venues to play for Music for the Brain, which is an organisation ,entertaining people suffering with Dementia/Alzheimers, of course, this is on hold for the time being. However looking forward to starting again in the near future.

Teresa May

Receptionist

Zowie Fry

Receptionist

My name is Zowie I joined Wylie’s in May 2019 as a Receptionist for Brentwood, I did my training initially at Upminster and then moved on to Brentwood in July 2019 when it first opened. Working in an animal related environment has always been my absolute dream job and I absolutely love it! I have always had a huge passion for animals and their welfare from as long as I can remember from a young age. I always had animals around me growing up to love and care for. At present I have a Beautiful Basset Hound call Daisy – Mae and two Gorgeous Ragdoll Cats called George and Florence who I absolutely love and adore they all certainly keep me busy in my spare time, but I wouldn’t have it any other way!

Fiona Steptowe

Practice Manager

I have been working at the Wylie Veterinary Centre since 1996. I started as a trainee nurse and qualified as a veterinary nurse in 1998. Since then I have held a number of different posts, such as Head Nurse, Night Nurse and Clinical/Insurance Claims Administrator. In 2010 I took on the role of Practice Manager. I have several pets including ducks, chickens and dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs and donkeys. I have now resumed my role as practice manager alongside Julie Murphy.

Kerry Oakes

Insurance Administrator

I have been nursing for the past 12 years and qualified as a RVN in 2011.
I joined the insurance department around a year ago and really enjoy this role but i am still keen to get involved with nursing where i can and have a big interest in emergencies and critical care.
I have a unique rescue cat called Dennis with his extra 4 toes and kept busy with my two daughters.

Martin Watts

Financial Controller

I became a member of the Wylies team in July 2014. Previous to this I worked as a financial controller for a speaker manufacturer in Rayleigh for 6 years. At home I have a daughter called Charlotte. During my spare time, which is rare at the moment, I enjoy playing golf, fishing and motor sports.

Sarah Boreham

HR & Payroll

I have worked at Wylies since June 2013. I work as an office administrator and am responsible for the payroll and general accounts. I own one dog called Mumford who is a 2 year old chocolate cockapoo and also 3 cats called Edi, Daisy and Marlon.

Vanessa Lennox

Insurance Administrator

I started working at Wylies in September 2014 as a nurse and it was the best move i ever made! i moved into an office role part time in 2017 and went between completing insurance claim forms and nursing. In July 2019 i took on a full time insurance claim administrator four days a week. I occasionally work a nursing shift at weekends. I have 4 cats and 2 cockerpoos and i spend my spare time walking my dogs and socialising with friends