Meet the Team

Vets

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Mandy Athanasopoulou, MRCVS

Full-time Vet

Mandy graduated from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in Greece in 2018. After graduating she moved in UK to expand her career as a vet. She finds all aspects of veterinary practice fascinating and her main interests lie in small animal medicine and endoscopy.
“I am here to offer a very personal level of care to my patients and to support pet owners when they need me.”
During her time off, Mandy enjoys walking, traveling and cooking Greek dishes for her friends.
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Stamos Bouses, MRCVS, PgCSAS (Small Animal Surgery)

Full-time Vet

Stamos graduated from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in Greece in 2015. After graduating, he completed a surgical internship at the same university. He moved to the UK in 2016 when he joined an independent practice in Peterborough. There he met Marwan, Nikos, Sam, Jenni and Rachael. In September 2017 he joined Davies Veterinary Specialists where he completed a one year rotating internship. Eventually, he moved back to Peterborough in October 2018, as he joined Vets Now, where he focused on emergency medicine. In February 2020, he obtained his PostGraduate Certificate in Small Animal Surgery. He enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, but he has a keen interest in small animal surgery, both soft tissue and orthopaedics.

In his free time he enjoys travelling, meeting up with friends and going for long walks with his Golden Retriever cross named Eros.

Nurses

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Jenni Northern, RVN

Senior Nurse

Jenni qualified with a NVQ3 in Veterinary Nursing in 2010 and has worked in a number of small animal practices since. In October 2014, Jenni passed her Merit Award in Small Animal Medical Nursing. Jenni has a special interest in veterinary anaesthesia and intensive care, and has attended a number of conferences and training days in that field. Jenni is married to Chris and they share their home with a lovely tricoloured staffy called Rueben, and two cats – Suki and Tinkerbelle. In her spare time, she enjoys biking and horse riding and currently shares a cob called Rainbow.

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Sam Plitsch, RVN

Senior Nurse

Cat Advocate, Fear Free Certified Professional

Sam qualified as a nurse from the College of Animal Welfare in 2013. Sam enjoys fostering neonates and has successfully reared day-old kittens and puppies that have been orphaned for one reason or another. Sam holds the International Society of Feline Medicine Diploma in Feline Nursing and has a keen interest in the handling and care given to our cats. She is our Cat Advocate, meaning that she ensures the cat friendly standards are adhered to. She encourages calm, stress free interactions with everyone in the practice and she is a certified Fear Free Professional. Sam is the proud owner of seven cats, a tortoise and a chinchilla.

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Emily Coward, RVN

Emily qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2018 and has worked locally within small animal practice’s since 2016. She has a keen interest in dentistry and inpatient care.
In her spare time she loves to bake, have movie nights and go for walking holidays with her family and their cheeky Westie called Freddie.
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Emma Jarvis-White, RVN

Emma qualified from the College of Animal Welfare in 2004. She has enjoyed many years of locum nursing, where she has experienced working in numerous practices and learning different skills before deciding to settle down with Werrington Vets.
Emma enjoys all aspects of the job but spends most of her time in theatre. She enjoys learning new techniques and recently progressed onto using our ventilator for BOAS (brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome) surgery and for any pet that needs a little extra help during surgery.
Emma shares her life with her husband Tony, 2 beautiful rescue dogs Mrs Patchkins and Parsnip, as well as 2 gorgeous pussy cats Timmy and Lola Panda Fishcake.

Charlotte Sissens, RVN

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Georgie White, Student Vet Nurse

Georgie qualified as a Veterinary Physiotherapist from Writtle University College in 2018, she treats both horses and dogs but since qualifying and working in small animal practice has decided to pursue her passion and further train to be a Veterinary Nurse; with keen interests in orthopaedics and osteoarthritis management, she enjoys promoting multimodal management of the pets in her care and supporting and educating owners.
Outside of work Georgie is kept busy with her horse Sheamus and a Springer Spaniel called Arthur, she enjoys writing and is a keen netball player.
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Kimberly Fletcher, Kennel Assistant

Kim is an animal lover who lives on a family farm with her husband and four boys. She has many pets including 3 dogs – Diesel the cocker spaniel, Cassidy the wire dachshund cross and Coco the smooth dachshund cross, many rescue chickens & two goats named Billy & Lily.

In her spare time Kim creates floral designs for weddings and festivities. She also loves to bake, read and is a keen gardener.

Support Staff

Ruth Parris

Practice Manager

Ruth’s background

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Keri Freeland

Head of Customer Care

I have worked as a Veterinary Receptionist for over 4 years and enjoy meeting lots of animals and their owners.
I live with my husband Stuart and our labrador, Cali. Outside of work I enjoy running, baking and travelling.
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Ashleigh Clarke

Customer Care Assistant

Ashleigh joined us as a Client Care Assistant in April and prior to joining the team she had spent the last 7 years in retail and customer service.
Ashleigh has grown up with dogs, cats and rabbits but loves all pets and enjoys getting to know all of the animals that come to the practice and of course, having cuddles.
Until in a position to have her own four legged friend Ashleigh spends her spare time caring for her numerous house plants – she keeps upward of 20 and is running out of space!
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Carol Reed

Housekeeper

Carol is our lovely housekeeper. She has been a receptionist most of her working life and she loves being around animals.
Her two German Shepherds and her 11 grandchildren keep her busy at home.
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Talia Alban

Kennel Cleaner

Talia joined our team as a Kennel Cleaner in September 2021.

After completing her degree at Newcastle university, Talia decided to branch out and explore her passion for looking after animals instead. She has two pets of her own, a black Labrador named
Bhalu and a rescue cat named Yona. In her spare time Talia enjoys going to the gym and socialising with family and friends.

Visiting Vets

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Jean-Benoit Lefebvre, MRCVS, DipECVS

Board Certified Specialist (Surgery)

Jean-Benoit (also known as “JB”) is our visiting surgeon for our more complex surgical cases. He qualified from Liege in Belgium in 2002 and trained further with a residency at Cambridge Vet School from 2005 to 2008. He obtained his European Diploma in Surgery in February 2009.

JB’s specialist skills allow Werrington Vets to offer referral consultations and surgery for complicated cases within WV’s practice. This means that you will not have to travel to another hospital and that your vet will remain directly involved throughout your pet’s treatment. JB is able to perform a number of surgeries including cruciate ligament repair, elbow arthroscopy/surgery, luxating patella repair, total hip replacement as well as complex soft tissue surgeries.

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Paddy Mannion, BVMS, DVR, MRCVS, DIPECVDI

Board Certified Specialist (Imaging)

Paddy qualified from Glasgow in 1989 having wanted to be a vet since she was 4. She is committed to providing high quality diagnostics with a patient orientated ethos and remains very aware that imaging is only one part of the diagnostic work up for any patient. Paddy has two dogs – Norman a gorgeous Norfolk Terrier who’s a bit low to the ground and Dorcas a delightful Springer Spaniel with rubbish elbows. She has two cats Camilla and Madge Mae who are red tabbies.

Paddy will be able to visit us and perform an ultrasound scan when we have a challenging case. She is also able to remotely assess and send detailed reports on x-rays. Paddy has her own little practice in Cambridge where she can perform CT scans.

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