Everyone at our practice is committed to providing you with the very best in pet healthcare. Our veterinary team bring a wealth of experience to the practice and have individually obtained high standards of professional qualification.
Veterinary Surgeon (Director)
Richard graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1997 and worked in a mixed practice in Northamptonshire for the next eight years. In May 2005 he joined the Vale Veterinary Group, effectively coming home having seen practice here for many years, first as a school pupil and then as a university student. Nominated Petplan Vet Of The Year 2014 and 2015
I qualified from Berlin University Vet School in 1994 and worked in Yorkshire before coming to work in Worcestershire in 2000. My professional interests are in small animal surgery/orthopaedics. My partner is also a vet and works in 2 local practices. We have three children who take up most of our own time. When I can snatch the odd free hour, I enjoy making things from leather and wood.
VetMB BSc MRCVS
Coming from London via Cambridge, Somerset and the Wirral, I find myself settled in Worcestershire, enjoying the countryside with my 4 cats and concentrating on the small animal patients at the Vale Vet Group. I am passionate about theatre, whiskey and travel. I recently achieved a lifetime’s ambition by reaching the top of Mount Kilimanjaro.
I joined the practice in November 2005 as a student nurse qualifying as an RVN in August 2008. I have since trained as a clinical coach and am actively involved in our student nurses. Outside work I enjoy spin and boxercise classes and being pampered. I am also one of the practice first aiders.
Senior Veterinary Nurse
In November 2004 I began work at the practice as a student nurse. I have since trained, qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse. My main activities outside work are horse riding and walking our six family dogs. Inside work the large animal, equine and practical side of nursing interest me greatly.
Senior Veterinary Nurse
I joined the Stourport Practice in January 2012 as a student nurse after working for a local dog rescue, I have completed my training and qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in March 2015. I like the variety of patients that we get to see in a mixed practice, and I also enjoy the challenges of intensive care nursing. At home I have a boxer dog called Dukey who keeps me on my toes.
I joined the practice in October 2018. I have almost 10 years experience in practice and qualified as an RVN in August 2016. I live with my partner and together we have Hetty our miniature wire dachshund and Miss Potts our cat who I hand reared. I have a keen interest in travel and a passion for history which I hope to explore more in the coming years.
GEORGINA O'TOOLE – BROWN
Student Veterinary Nurse
I have worked at the practice as a nurse assistant since 2012 and in September 2014 started my veterinary nurse training. I own a rabbit called Benji and loan a horse called Buddy. In my spare time I enjoy horse riding and socialising with friends and family.
Student Veterinary Nurse
Holly joined the practice in September 2018 as an Animal Care Assistant and will be starting her Veterinary Nurse training in September 2019. Holly owns a cat and a Leonberger dog. In her spare time Holly likes to walk her dog in the country and socialise with friends and family.
After spending 20 years working for and with the NHS I moved from human care to that of animals and joined the practice as Practice Manager in 2009. Outside work my time is predominately taken up with Tachie & Blaney, my very active Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever’s that I try to tire out with agility, flyball and long walks.
I joined Vale Veterinary Group in December 2002 as a receptionist. I have two grown up daughters Frances and Emily. We have a menagerie of pets at home taking up most of my spare time and enjoy water colour painting and listening to live bands that play locally.
Zoe joined the practice in 2016 as a receptionist.Zoe lives in Stourport with her husband, son and Staffie Rocco.In her spare time Zoe enjoys baking and decorating cakes.
I joined the practice in 2014 initially as a weekend nurse assistant & now as a part time receptionist. I enjoy socializing and meeting new meeting new people and especially love going to the cinema and watching superhero films. I have a cat called Bella and really hope to own a pug in the future.
After working for Local Government for a number of years, I recently joined the practice as a Receptionist. I live in Stourport and at home I have two cats called Charlie and Bill. In my spare time I enjoy eating out, going to the cinema and reading.
Having relocated from Birmingham I started at the practice as a receptionist in March 2009. I live in Stourport with my husband Steve. I have a German Pointer called Oscar who enjoys taking me for a walk.