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Penny Lacy – Practice Manager ACA

Penny joined us in August 2014. She is a Chartered Accountant and spent 21 years working in the education sector as Bursar. Penny is a lifelong animal lover. The family have always owned dogs and she is now the proud owner of Rosie, her Lakeland terrier cross.

Kathie Bell – Accounts Assistant

Kathie joined us in June 2013 after spending four years in New Zealand working in a business and accounts role.  With local roots and an good knowledge of the local farming industry Kathie has settled in immediately to this role.  Please contact her for any accounts related queries.

Pippa Foster, S.Q.P. - Dispensary Manager

Pippa joined us in 2007 and after many years with us as a veterinary nurse, now runs our busy dispensary. Pippa qualified with AMTRA as an S.Q.P. in 2011 and advises clients on G.S.L. and POM-VPS products. She also manages our daily animal health products delivery service – see our animal health products page for further details.

Daniel Clow, Field Services

Dan joined us in September 2013 to run the Field Services for our Pig and Poultry clients. He is a fully qualified AMTRA R-SQP and has good experience in the poultry world, to discuss any issues with our clients. He is your first port of call for any bio-security or issues you may have with the water that your animals are drinking. Outside of work, Dan likes to go hiking, cycling and kickboxing.

Claire Brimicombe, Head Receptionist

Claire joined us in February 2002 after studying in Edinburgh for three years to obtain a degree in Hotel Services Management. Claire knows the practice inside out and is your first point of call for all enquiries.  In her spare time she enjoys running and completed her first half marathon for charity in 2010.

Victoria Gains, Receptionist

Victoria joined us in January 2012, after working for 16 years as a pharmacy dispenser. Victoria looks after our reception during the day and along with Claire, will deal with your enquiries regarding appointments or drug orders.

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Laura Stanhope, Dispensary Assistant

Laura joined us in March 2014 after completing a degree in spatial design and working in an interior design showroom. She assists Pippa in the dispensary and the daily animal health products delivery service. On an afternoon she also helps look after our reception..