Opening Times

Mon-Fri 8:30am – 6:30pm
Saturday 8:30am – 12:30pm

Out of hours

Cvets emergency number 01872 560952

Meet the Team

Our friendly efficient team are here to look both after you and your pet.

All our staff are fully trained and qualified …

Sarah Wyatt

RVN and Practice Manager

Since I was a little girl I have always wanted to be a Veterinary Nurse. In 1999 I landed my dream job to train as a Veterinary Nurse in a large mixed practice in Hampshire. Before moving to Cornwall in 2004 I worked in Brighton for 2 years which is where I developed my strong interest in staff development and management.

This then lead to me purchasing my first surgery in 2004 and then Redruth Veterinary Surgery in 2012.

I had a beautiful daughter Melissa in 2008 and a son Myles in 2010 and later added to the family our loveable labrador Shelby!

 

Natasha De Freitas

MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

After graduating from Lisbon Veterinary University in 2012, I moved back to the UK in 2013 and fell in love with Cornwall.

I first joined the Redruth team in June 2017 as a locum and kept coming back until I finally became a permanent member of staff early 2018! I enjoy every aspect of small animal practice but have a special interest in internal medicine and hope to enrol on a post graduate certificate in the future. I also enjoy wildlife conservation and am a marine mammal medic in my spare time. I have a little Jack Russell called Olive who loves coming to work and getting lots of cuddles.

 

Anouska Simpson

MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

After graduating with an Animal Science and Management degree and then from Edinburgh vet school, I spent the last nine years in small animal practice in Yorkshire, where I enjoyed all aspects of practice, but mostly surgery.

Having spent ten years spending as many holidays as I could in Cornwall, I decided to take the plunge and move here in 2017 with my partner and four dogs.  In my spare time, I show and judge Afghan hounds and Tibetan terriers at championship level, and if you look hard enough on the TV you might see me competing with my dogs at Crufts!

Trish Cooper

Head Nurse

I qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2013 and started working for Reduth Veterinary Surgery in January 2016. I have previously worked at Penmellyn referral hospital and also spent time locuming.

I have a great interest in emergency care and also really enjoy Orthopaedic cases. Living by the beach means I spend a lot of my spare time there with my very mischievous Sprocker, Beau.

 

Philippa Marley

Deputy Head Nurse, Registered Veterinary Nurse

I joined the practice in October 2014 as Deputy Head Nurse to help support the team. I have been in practice since I qualified in 2012. I moved to Cornwall in October 2014 after 6 months of travelling around South East Asia and New Zealand.

I have previously worked in referral practices and worked as a locum nurse. My favourite part of my job is emergency/critical care nursing and anaesthesia. I have a Hungarian Vizsla dog called Brea who keeps me on my toes!

 

Sam Brooks

Registered Veterinary Nurse

I have always wanted to work with animals since a young age, I qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2013 and have worked in a mixed practice prior to coming here in April 2017, where I helped to look after animals large and small.

I have a keen interest in surgical nursing and running clinics for pets who need to lose a few extra pounds. I have a Border Collie named Dylan and a Staffordshire Bull Terrier named Bailey. In my spare time I enjoy taking them on long beach walks.

 

Amy Symons

Registered Veterinary Nurse

I qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in January 2016. I love all aspects of my job but especially like the interaction with clients and their pets. I find there is nothing more rewarding than nursing a poorly patient back to good health.

Before joining the veterinary practice in 2012 I used to work with horses.

Outside of work most of my time is occupied looking after and riding my horses Marley, Theo & Chester. I have two cats called Jerry and Peppi and a Border called Collie Ace.

 

Jessica McBride

Veterinary Nurse Assistant

I started working at Redruth Veterinary Surgery in October 2017 as part of my course at Duchy College. I am currently working as a Veterinary Nurse Assistant before studying my Vet Nurse Diploma in September 2018. I have always loved animals and am really excited that I am now on a career path that will enable me to help animals in need. I have lived in Cornwall all my life with my family and Barney our Cockerpoo.

 

Natasha Bennetto

Student Veterinary Nurse

I started my Veterinary Nursing course at Duchy College in September 2017. From when I was young I have always had a strong interest in animals and having the opportunity to work with them and care for them every day. I am looking forward to getting stuck in and work hard throughout my time here. I live with two cats, Tara and Lilly and I also have a German shepherd called max.

 

Claire Reader

Receptionist

I have been a Veterinary Receptionist since January 2013 and love what I do. I enjoy meeting and getting to know our clients and pets. I have two cats called Mitsy and Teddy although Teddy acts more like a dog!

 

Holly Thomas

Receptionist

I joined the surgery in May 2017 as I wanted a career change. I have always grown up with horses and dogs so I love that I now get to work with pets daily.

 

Laura

Student Veterinary Care Assistant

Laura started with us in September she is working towards her Veterinary Care Assistant qualificaiton.

Redruth Veterinary Surgery · Unit G Bartles Ind. Estate · North Street · Redruth · Cornwall · TR15 1HR
info@duchy-rvs.co.uk 01209 218801