Jennifer qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2000 and has been working in the veterinary profession since 1997. Jennifer began working at Paddons in October 2010 as Head RVN. Jennifer has a keen interest in nutrition and nurse clinics and holds a certificate in wound management. Jennifer is also a Pet Insurance advisor.
Mihaela Serban DVM MRCVS
Mica graduated in 2013 and joined the Paddons team in 2015.
Vanda Martins DVN MRCVS
Vanda graduated in Porto, June 2018 and started working at Paddons Vets as a Veterinary Surgeon in October 2018. During Vanda’s graduation time, she developed a special interest in; critical care, cardiology, and dermatology. Animals are Vanda’s big passion and that's why she’s always known the path she would follow. Vanda I enjoys being in touch with nature and has a special interest in dance as well. Vanda has a dog in Portugal called Maggie.
Ellen Minns RVN
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 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
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
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 Sam’s favourite treat is going for long walks with her daughter and dogs to the beach or forest.
Debbie Carter VCA
Veterinary Care Assistant
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 relocated from Essex in 2016 and has worked at Paddons since February 2017. Laura is a Feline Friendly Receptionist, Competent Veterinary Dispenser, and has a City and Guilds certificate in Veterinary Reception. Laura enjoys yoga, swimming and organising every single drawer and surface. Laura has four cats, Jenson, Reggie, Wally and Noddy.
Debbie has worked for Paddons Vets since 1997 as a receptionist. Debbie divides her spare time between family, six cats, and dog Sam. Debbie is a keen baker of Mary Berry recipes and also makes a smashing lemon drizzle cake.
Our North London girl has worked at Paddons since 2006. Stacey is a Competent Veterinary Dispenser. 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 AVR RVR
Stacey has been part of the Paddons Team since October 2017. Stacey is the first Veterinary Receptionist in the UK to become fully accredited under the British Veterinary Receptionist Association. Stacey is also a Feline Friendly Veterinary Receptionist, Competent Veterinary Dispenser and holds a National Diploma in Animal Care and Management. Stacey enjoys spending her time with her husband, their two sons and their 4 year old tabby cat called Tink.
Janet Ashworth RVR AVR RVR
Our Lancashire lass started working at Paddons in March 2018. Janet had previously worked in the Police Force in Greater Manchester. Janet is a Registered Veterinary Receptionist, Feline Friendly Receptionist, Competent Veterinary Dispenser and is our charity champion. Janet is currently studying to be a Pet Bereavement Councillor. Janet is also 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 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.