Veterinary nurses

  The Nursing Team


  • Charlotte Aldridge RVN

Charlotte is Head Nurse at our Fordingbridge clinic.  Charlotte joined us in January 2016 and completed her training at our practice.  She is compassionate, knowledgeable and a real asset to the clinic.  Charlotte divides her time between the practice and caring for her two young children.

  • Hayley Bennett RVN

Hayley is Head Nurse at our Ringwood clinic.  She joined us in October 2015 and also completed her training with us.  She has a wealth of experience in caring for wildlife having taken a year to work at a wildlife rescue centre.   Hayley has a particular interest in feline behaviour and has introduced Cat only clinics in our Ringwood branch.  Hayley has a BSc(hons) in zoology from Liverpool University.

  • Amanda Longhurst  RVN

Amanda joined us earlier this year and has become a valued member of our nursing team in Fordingbridge.  In her spare time, Amanda cares for her working cocker spaniel named Izzie.  She also is an artist specialising in pet portraits – we are encouraging her to display her work in the clinic!

  • Charlotte Taylor  – Student Veterinary Nurse

Charlotte joined our nursing team in 2021 and is approaching the end of her training.  She predominately works in our Fordingbridge clinic.  Charlotte has a cocker spaniel and guinea pigs and enjoys riding in her spare time.

  • Kerry Bygrave ANA 

Kerry joined us in November 2008 as a receptionist and went on to train as an Animal Nursing Assistant.  She is so caring with the pets and knows the practice inside out!  Her dog, Woody, often spends time in reception as well!

  • Sam James RVN

Sam joined us in 2009 and trained at the practice.  After starting a family, she returned to the practice to deal with insurance claims on behalf of our clients.  She is always willing to help out in any situation and is a real asset to the team.  Sam can be contacted in Fordingbridge from 5pm during the week.

  • Erin Atyeo-Baker

Erin is based in our Ringwood clinic and works with the clinical team.  She will soon be studying for her Animal Nursing Assistant qualification.  Erin has a menagerie at home ranging from her cat, rabbits and guinea pigs to various reptiles.  She also has a tarantula, millipedes and a preying mantis!

  • Holly De La Haye

Holly is based in our Fordingbridge clinic and works with the clinical team.  She will soon be studying for her Animal Nursing Assistant qualification.  In her spare time, Holly loves to ride her horse.

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