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!

Agnieszka Blaszyk

Veterinary Surgeon

I qualified in 2015 from Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences. I feel most at home in theatre and would like to do additional certificate in Orthopedics.

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!

Amanda Day

Receptionist

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.

Amy Penn

Receptionist

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

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



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

Christine Self

Receptionist

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

Claire McCarthy

Client Care Manager

Claire joined Wylies in October 2016 as our Customer Care Manager. She is responsible for the Reception team and deals with service related issues. Claire is originally from South Africa and has has been living in the UK since 2001.

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

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.

Hannah Robinson

Veterinary Nurse

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 am Wylie’s newest addition! 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 aged 12 and 15. 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.

Josie O’Grady

Receptionist

Julie May

Receptionist

Julie Murphy

Insurance Administrator

I have worked at the Wylie Veterinary Centre since May 2011. I work in the office where I complete the veterinary sections of insurance forms. I am also involved in other administration duties and enjoy being part of the Wylie office team. I am married, and I have two grown up sons. We have four dogs, two cats and occasional mice that the cats prefer to keep as pets! I have just taken on the role of practice manager while Fiona Steptowe in on maternity leave.

Julie Rankin

Head of Dispensary

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!

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.

Laura Bristow

Veterinary Nurse

I started Wylies in Sept 2014 as a student nurse I qualified in 2017 i spend my time between the Upminster main hospital and the wellness centre in bentwood I love all aspects of nursing and my free time is spent mostly with my pets at home! I have keen interest in small mammals such as rabbits and guinea pigs I am currently doing a nursing course in small mammals.

Lauren Hodder

Head of Wards

Lauren Leonard

Assistant Practice Manager

Lauren Smith

Veterinary Nurse

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

Receptionist

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!

Liz Sinclair

Veterinary Surgeon

Logan Holland

Ward Assistant

Lyndsey Stanton

Veterinary Nurse

Mariana Lopes

Veterinary Surgeon

I qualified in the University of Porto, Portugal in May 2017 and started working with this lovely Wylies team 2 months after. My main fields of interest are Soft Tissue Surgery and Imaging . I am happy to announce I am starting an imaging certificate in January 2020. Outside of work i love having a good glass of wine with friends and long walks in the park. back in Portugal i have a lovely mixed breed dog called Tobias, who i miss dearly.

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 GSD called Ellie and a 5 month old little girl called Charlotte. During my spare time, which is rare at the moment, I enjoy playing golf, fishing and motor sports.

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

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!

Rebecca Andrew

Receptionist

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.

Sandra Goncalves

Veterinary Surgeon

Sandra Holt

Credit Control

I started Wylies in 1996 as a receptionist. I am now part of the office team and deal mainly with credit control. I have two rescue cats at home and have two grown up daughters. During my spare time I love to shop for dresses and shoes!

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

Shelley Williams

Receptionist

I left my Job working for an accountants in the City to join Wylies in August 2015, and absolutely love working here! I am a massive animal lover – I own two dogs Hallie a Doberman and Pepper an Italian greyhound/Phararoh hound cross and a lovely tortoise called cabbage. I enjoy walking my dogs, spending time with my friends and also spending time and going on my many holidays with my partner of five years-we want to travel the world.

Sianne Chandler

Receptionist

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

Susan Fuller

Receptionist

Teresa May

Receptionist

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

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!

Agnieszka Blaszyk

Veterinary Surgeon

I qualified in 2015 from Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences. I feel most at home in theatre and would like to do additional certificate in Orthopedics.

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.

Liz Sinclair

Veterinary Surgeon

Mariana Lopes

Veterinary Surgeon

I qualified in the University of Porto, Portugal in May 2017 and started working with this lovely Wylies team 2 months after. My main fields of interest are Soft Tissue Surgery and Imaging . I am happy to announce I am starting an imaging certificate in January 2020. Outside of work i love having a good glass of wine with friends and long walks in the park. back in Portugal i have a lovely mixed breed dog called Tobias, who i miss dearly.

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.

Sandra Goncalves

Veterinary Surgeon

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

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

Hannah Robinson

Veterinary Nurse

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

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

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.

Laura Bristow

Veterinary Nurse

I started Wylies in Sept 2014 as a student nurse I qualified in 2017 i spend my time between the Upminster main hospital and the wellness centre in bentwood I love all aspects of nursing and my free time is spent mostly with my pets at home! I have keen interest in small mammals such as rabbits and guinea pigs I am currently doing a nursing course in small mammals.

Jaynie Love

Veterinary Nurse

Currently on maternity leave.

Lyndsey Stanton

Veterinary Nurse

Nicky Goddard

Manager at Wylie Wellness Centre

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.

Logan Holland

Ward Assistant

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

Amanda Day

Receptionist

Amy Penn

Receptionist

Charlotte Butler

Receptionist

Charlotte Chapman

Receptionist

Christine Self

Receptionist

Fran Green

Head Receptionist

Jane Sexton

Receptionist

I am Wylie’s newest addition! 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 aged 12 and 15. 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.

Josie O’Grady

Receptionist

Julie May

Receptionist

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

Receptionist

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!

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

Rebecca Andrew

Receptionist

Sharon Frost

Receptionist

Shelley Williams

Receptionist

I left my Job working for an accountants in the City to join Wylies in August 2015, and absolutely love working here! I am a massive animal lover – I own two dogs Hallie a Doberman and Pepper an Italian greyhound/Phararoh hound cross and a lovely tortoise called cabbage. I enjoy walking my dogs, spending time with my friends and also spending time and going on my many holidays with my partner of five years-we want to travel the world.

Sianne Chandler

Receptionist

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

Susan Fuller

Receptionist

Teresa May

Receptionist

Zowie Fry

Receptionist

Claire McCarthy

Client Care Manager

Claire joined Wylies in October 2016 as our Customer Care Manager. She is responsible for the Reception team and deals with service related issues. Claire is originally from South Africa and has has been living in the UK since 2001.

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.

Julie Murphy

Insurance Administrator

I have worked at the Wylie Veterinary Centre since May 2011. I work in the office where I complete the veterinary sections of insurance forms. I am also involved in other administration duties and enjoy being part of the Wylie office team. I am married, and I have two grown up sons. We have four dogs, two cats and occasional mice that the cats prefer to keep as pets! I have just taken on the role of practice manager while Fiona Steptowe in on maternity leave.

Lauren Leonard

Assistant Practice Manager

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 GSD called Ellie and a 5 month old little girl called Charlotte. During my spare time, which is rare at the moment, I enjoy playing golf, fishing and motor sports.

Sandra Holt

Credit Control

I started Wylies in 1996 as a receptionist. I am now part of the office team and deal mainly with credit control. I have two rescue cats at home and have two grown up daughters. During my spare time I love to shop for dresses and shoes!

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