MEET THE TEAM

Nick Jones

Nick Jones MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon / Owner

Nick has always had a passion for animals and their care since being a small boy in his home town in the West Riding. He was keen to see practice in his local surgery and was always the last to leave after evening surgery whenever he had the chance, and it was at this stage he opted to


Sam

Sam

Veterinary Surgeon

Sam is from Tenerife and qualified 6 years ago at the Gran Canaria University. After qualifying, he worked in a out of hours clinic in Tenerife providing emergency small animal care. He moved to the UK 4 years ago and has spent his time working in a first opinion small animal practice very much like our own.


Debbie Jones

Debbie Jones

Practice Manager / Owner

Debbie is the practice manager and part time receptionist. Originally from Withernsea, Debbie has lived and worked in Driffield since the late seventies. She met Nick when she sold him his first house whilst working in a local estate agent in 1987. She fondly remembers their first dog Bonnie


Katie

Katie Nortcliffe

Head Veterinary Nurse

Katie always wanted to become a vet or a veterinary nurse from an early age. She used to jump at the chance to go around with Nick/Dad on farm calls, and was present at several late night surgical sessions in both large and small animals. She would freely admit this is her dream job.


Amy Winter

Amy Winter

Veterinary Nurse Assistant

Amy started with us on the reception desk but is now enjoying her new role as a Veterinary Nurse Assistant, before joining the team Amy was working as a qualified dental nurse. She enjoyed dental nursing but had always wanted to work around animals since being a young girl. She loves meeting new people and their pets and offering a helping hand.


Rosie Ellis

Rosie Ellis

Receptionist

Rosie is proud to be our receptionist and loves the friendly animal based working environment. She will often be the first person you meet when entering the practice or the voice on the telephone. Rosie joined us in August 2014, initially as our evening receptionist, before taking the


Kim

Kim Johnson

Evening & Saturday Receptionist

Kim is our evening and Saturday receptionist, she has worked in Driffield for a number of years as a receptionist in an established hair salon but after graduating from Bishop Burton College this year with a Foundation Degree in Animal Management and Behaviour she is now excited to be able to work within an animal environment and join our team having always been


Natalie Woolard

Natalie Woollard

Dog Groomer

Natalie joined us in 2015. She is a qualified dog groomer and works alongside Vicky in Sunshine Groomers ensuring we can continue to meet the high demand. She is originally from Selby but moved to Filey where she lives with her dog, Bailey, a Cocker Spaniel.


Victoria Russell

Victoria Russell

Dog Grooming Assistant

Victoria is another of our founder members. She has worked in veterinary nursing for many years and it now excited to be assisting Natalie in the Groomers. Vicky has worked with Nick locally in Driffield and Bridlington for several years before leaving to travel to New Zealand and worked in a veterinary practice there before returning home. Since then she has