Nurse Holding Dog
Jennifer Long RVN, PHC, Ncert (SAN)

Practice Manager

I qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2000 and have been working in the veterinary profession since 1997. I began working at Paddons in October 2010 as Head RVN. I have a keen interest in nutrition and nurse clinics and hold a certificate in wound management. I am also a Pet Insurance advisor.

Irina Tudosie vet at Paddons vets
Irina Tudosie DVM MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

I graduated in Bucharest in 2013, and joined the Paddons team as a Veterinary Surgeons in 2015. I have an interest in ultrasound and am working on improving my skills in this area. I have two cats brought over from Romania and one rescue cat from Paddons.

Dictir Mihaela Serban with Ninja the Dog
Mihaela Serban DVM MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

Mica graduated in 2013 and joined the Paddons team in 2015.

Vanda Martins DVN MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

I graduated in Porto, June 2018 and started working at Paddons Vets as a veterinary surgeon in October 2018. During my graduation time, I developed a special interest in; critical care, cardiology, and dermatology. Animals are my big passion and that's why I've always known the path I would follow. In my spare time, I enjoy being in touch with nature and I have a special interest in dance as well. I have a dog in Portugal called Maggie.

Ellie Hullis BA Vet MB MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

Ellie graduated in June 2018. After spending 6 months in a mixed animal practice in Yorkshire, Ellie came back to Cambridgeshire to develop her skills in small animal practice. In her spare time, Ellie enjoys Salsa, Zouk and long walks with her dog Dylan.

Ellen holding Willow the Practice Cat
Ellen Minns RVN

Deputy Head Veterinary Nurse

Ellen has been in the veterinary profession since 2005, qualified in 2010 and moved to Paddons in April 2017. Ellen particularly enjoys radiography, theatre nursing, and ward nursing. In her spare time, Ellen likes to socialise with friends, spend time with her family, and walk her dogs along the coast.

Stephanie Block holding Willow the Practice Cat
Stephanie Block RVN ISFM Cert FN PHC L3Dip

Senior Veterinary Nurse

Steph started in Veterinary practice in 2008 and qualified as a nurse in 2014. Steph holds a certificate in feline friendly nursing and is the practice cat advocate. She has two cats herself called Wobble and Zia. In her spare time, Steph enjoys spending time with family or visiting different places on holiday.

Lauren Adkins RVN

Veterinary Nurse

Lauren qualified in 2017. Lauren has a very special Labrador called Honey whom she rehomed when working at a previous veterinary practice.

Samantha Hullis RVN

Veterinary Nurse

Sam qualified in July 2018 and loves the challenge and variety in her role as an RVN. When at home; her pet sheep, goats, and chickens keep her very entertained and busy, and her favourite treat is going for long walks with her daughter and dogs to the beach or forest.

Debbie Carter Veterinary Nursing Assistant holding Tara
Debbie Carter VCA

Veterinary Care Assistant

Debbie has worked at Paddons since the tender age of 18. Debbie qualified as a Veterinary Care Assistant in 2014 and passed her First Aid Course in 2018. Debbie enjoys regular Zumba classes, travelling and walks along the Norfolk coast with her two dogs, Tara and Spike.

Holly Whitby with Lexie the Labrador
Holly Whitby ANA

Animal Nursing Assistant

Holly is one of our longest serving members of staff having worked at Paddons since 2005 as a qualified Animal Nursing Assistant.

Laura Edwards

Head Receptionist

Our very own Essex girl relocated to the area in 2016 and has worked at Paddons since February 2017. Laura loves to organise anything and everything, occasionally giving her colleagues the run around to find the pens! Laura enjoys Yoga and has three cats, Jenson, Reggie, and Wally.

Debbie Parkinson


Debbie has worked for Paddons Vets since 1997 as a receptionist. Debbie divides her spare time between family, seven cats, and two dogs. Debbie is a keen baker of Mary Berry recipes and also makes a smashing lemon drizzle cake.

Stacey Harsant


Our North London girl has worked at Paddons since 2006. Stacey is Pug crazy and has owned a pick n mix of animals. Stacey enjoys Woodland and Beach walks with her husband and dogs.

Stacey Godbold


Stacey started working in practice during 2003, first as a Veterinary assistant, and then as a Head Nurse/Practice Manager. Stacey holds a National Diploma in Animal Care and Management. Stacey has recently returned to practice from a four-year break after the arrival of her second child and joined Paddons as a Receptionist in October 2017. Stacey has a cat called Freddie who she rescued as a kitten 12 years ago.

Janet Ashworth


Our Lancashire lass started working at Paddons in March 2018. Janet had previously worked in the Police Force in Greater Manchester. Janet is the coordinator of the Italian Spinone Club of Great Britain Re-home and Rescue. Janet keeps entertained by her two dogs, two cats, and two horses.

Julie Knight


Julie worked for many years in Finance and Accountancy. Julie enjoys holidaying, especially in Greece.  Originally from Northampton, Julie started working at Paddons in 2015. Julie enjoys an active life of Tennis, Badminton, and Yoga along with regular Beach trips with her Old English sheepdog, Pearl.