Lauren Emmett: Regional Head Nurse
Lauren trained at the Royal Veterinary College, where she studied the BSc Honours degree in Veterinary Nursing. She qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2011 and has experience in private, referral and charity veterinary nursing. Lauren worked as a Senior Nurse at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home for four years and joined us in early 2017.
Lauren is a clinical coach and will be working closely with our student nurses to ensure they all qualify! Lauren enjoys all aspects of nursing but has a real interest in emergency care, rehabilitation and behaviour and is currently undertaking an Emergency and Critical Care certificate.
Lauren has fostered dogs and cats from Battersea and has hand-reared orphan puppies and kittens.
Tracey Brown: Registered Veterinary Nurse
Tracey qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2015 and joined us from a Specialist Referral Clinic in 2016.
Tracey volunteered for 10 years at the London Wildcare Trust (now known as Riverside Animal Centre). She still hand rears injured and orphaned wildlife until they are well enough to be released.
Tracey's favourite animal is a squirrel!
Robert O'Reilly: Student Veterinary Nurse
Robert has been with us since January 2014 having worked for another small animal practice in London for seven years before joining our team.
Robert has a keen interest in dog handling and dietary management and has a lovely two-year-old cat called Jazz who is a Russian Blue Cross.
In his spare time Robert enjoys classical literature, learning Polish and making wooden clocks.
Jill Ryan: Student Veterinary Nurse
Jill has worked in veterinary practice since leaving school. She left her home town of Kilkenny, Ireland in 2013 and spent two years travelling around Australia and Asia.
Jill joined us in September 2015 and is about to start her veterinary nurse training.
She has a red setter cross called Cotchi and in her spare time she enjoys travelling and reading.