Val started the practice in November 1999 and has a broad interest in multiple animal species. Val has a farm as wells as the clinic and is responsible for all the large animal work within the practice as well as caring for our smaller domestic patients.
With the many different animals Val owns herself it would be hard to pick a favourite, however, she is passionate about Hedgehogs, often rehoming several in the autumn!
Karen is registered as an RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Veterinary Ophthalmology. Since 2003, she has worked as an independent veterinary surgeon, specialising in ophthalmic second opinion and referral surgery in small animals, equines and exotics.
Karen works in both East Sussex and Kent, working at Green Lane for consultations on Thursday evenings and performing referral ophthalmic surgery as required.
Paul is President of the British Veterinary Dental Association and past President of the European Veterinary Dental Society. He is passionate about providing education to veterinary and dental Surgeons in animal dentistry.
We are fortunate enough to have Paul provide veterinary dentistry referrals for us on a monthly basis.
Andrei started his career in 2009 as a small animal vet and in 2011 it became clear that surgery was his passion. He has worked in different parts of the UK as a surgical biased vet specialising in orthopaedics. Andrei came to Kent in 2014 as a small animal referral surgeon at Toachim House.
Now working with various clinics, Andrei has his own independent referral service. Having Andrei available to us means that your pet’s orthopaedic needs are covered without the necessity for travel to a referral hospital.
Oli has been with Green Lane for a little over 1 year and has been a fantastic asset to the team! Oli enjoys all aspects of small animal first opinion consultations and surgery, although he’s favourite procedures are dentals. Oli enjoys learning from the specialist surgeons within our team and is always interested in new diagnostic and surgical developments.
Sophie joined us first as a locum Nurse in January 2020, however, Sophie agreed to become a permanent member of the team in September 2020 and has been an amazing asset to our clinic! Due to Sophie’s dedication to delivering an outstanding level of nursing, she is currently responsible for training our student nurses.
Georgia started her career in Veterinary Nursing at Green Lane and we are proud to say that she completed her qualification early 2021, in spite of a global pandemic. Along with her exceptional nursing skills, Georgia’s experience within our clinic means our clients, patients and the clinic’s needs are at the core of everything she does.
Megan joined us in August 2020 as a Student Veterinary Nurse, however, she came to us with plenty of previous veterinary experience as an Animal Care Assistant. Megan is passionate to learn new skills and has made excellent progress within her training at Green Lane.
Emma has been with the clinic since early 2018. Initially starting with Green Lane as a receptionist and in February 2020 became practice manager. Emma has a wealth of experience within management, human resources and the veterinary industry.
Roz started as a receptionist when the clinic opened and has been with us ever since. Roz has helped shape Green Lane and the personal service clients experience from our front of house team. She has helped train our receptionists and has watched Green Lane grow to the clinic it has become today.
Ella joined the reception team in July 2020 and although she has had no previous veterinary experience, she has grown up around many animals and has great empathy with clients and patients alike. She possesses excellent customer service skills and always goes above and beyond to deliver exceptional customer care.
Debbie has recently re-joined our team as our full time receptionist. Debbie enables the clinic to deliver a consistent daily level of service and her years of experience within veterinary reception means that she is always on hand to knowledgeably help colleagues and clients.
Amy has been working as our Animal Nursing Assistant since March 2018. As well as being an active member of young farmers, Amy also works on a farm educating young adults with additional learning needs, supporting them in learning about animal husbandry. Amy is an invaluable member of our team, caring for our inpatients, covering reception and helping Val with large animal work often undertaking farm audit administration.