Meet the Team

Veterinary Surgeons

Dr Martin Hobbs

Dr Martin Hobbs
BSc(Hons), BVetMed, CertSAS, CertVDI, CertVOphthal, MRCVS

Martin Hobbs is the Practice Principal and owner of The Meopham Hospital and The Swanscombe and Sevenoaks […]

Dr Bruce McLeary

Dr Bruce McLeary
BVSc, BComm, CertAVP(VDI), CertAVP(SAM), PGCertSAM, MRCVS

Bruce qualified from The University of Pretoria, South Africa in 2000 and joined the Meopham Veterinary […]

Dr Rupert Davenport

Dr Rupert Davenport
BVSc, CertAVP (GSAS) MRCVS

Rupert graduated with distinction from The University of Liverpool Veterinary School in 2008.  He has […]

Dr Penny Barnard-Bosma

Dr Penny Barnard-Bosma
BSc, BVetMed, MRCVS, PGCertSAS

Penny graduated from The Royal Veterinary College in 2011 with a BSc(Hons) in Veterinary Science and […]

Dr Lauren Smith

Dr Lauren Smith
BSc(Hons), BVSc(Hons), PgCertVPS(Hons) CertAVP(ECC), MRCVS

Lauren graduated from the University of Bristol in 2011.  Between graduation and starting work she travelled […]

Dr Abigail Delderfield

Dr Abigail Delderfield
BVSc, MRCVS

Abi graduated in July 2017 and has moved back to Kent after 5 years of studying at the University of […]

Dr Sioned French

Dr Sioned French
MA, VetMB, MRCVS

Sioned graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2017, having also gained a BA in Psychology during […]

Dr Charlotte Fox

Dr Charlotte Fox
BVMSCi MRCVS

Charlotte graduated from the University of Surrey School of Veterinary Medicine in July 2020.  She spent […]

Dr Lauryn Fasakin

Dr Lauryn Fasakin
BVetMed MRCVS

Lauryn graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2020 and has moved down south of the river from […]

Dr William Bambra

Dr William Bambra
BVMedSci BVM BVS MRCVS

Will graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2019.  Before joining our team, Will worked as a […]

Dr Alexandra O’Kelly

Dr Alexandra O’Kelly
BVetMed MRCVS

Alex graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2020 and has moved from West Sussex to start her […]

Dr Jack Fawsitt

Dr Jack Fawsitt
BVetMed BSc MRCVS

Dr Andrew Bishop

Dr Andrew Bishop
BSc(Hons) BVetMed MRCVS

Andy graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2021, having previously completed a degree in Biomedical […]

Dr Myrran Hills

Dr Myrran Hills
BVSc MRCVS

Myrran graduated from the University of Liverpool in July 2021, and has returned home to Kent to begin […]

Hydrotherapy

Becky Heal

Becky Heal
Canine hydrotherapist

Becky has been working as a qualified hydrotherapist for 6 years and holds a certificate and diploma […]

Physiotherapy

Katie Danby

Katie Danby
Physiotherapist

HCPC, MCSP, ACPAT Cat A, BSc Hons Sport and Exercise Science, MSc (pre registration) Physiotherapy, […]

Registered Veterinary Nurses

Katie Piper

Katie Piper
RVN - Head Nurse

Katie joined the Meopham Veterinary Hospital as a student in September 2012. In July 2015 she qualified […]

Gemma Clark

Gemma Clark
RVN - Deputy Head Nurse

Gemma joined the practice in October 2007 after several years working in a small animal practice in Wales.  […]

Tracey Percival

Tracey Percival
RVN

Tracey joined the team in March 2007. She is a qualified nurse assessor. Tracey can frequently […]

Vicki Thomas

Vicki Thomas
RVN CertVNECC

Vicki joined the Meopham team in 2008, qualifying as a registered Veterinary Nurse in 2010. Vicki is […]

Amy Healey

Amy Healey
RVN

Amy joined the practice in September 2013 having previously worked in another Small Animal Practice for […]

Bryony Sharpley

Bryony Sharpley
RVN

Shortly after graduating from her zoology course at university in 2015 with first class honours, Bryony […]

Amy Field

Amy Field
RVN

Amy joined the practice after graduating in July 2019 from the University of Bristol with a first class […]

Sophie Ramus

Sophie Ramus
RVN

Sophie started working with us in September 2014, as a student, after completing a zoology degree at […]

Sarah Hall

Sarah Hall
RVN

Sarah started as a trainee veterinary nurse at The Meopham Hospital in 2013 and passed her nursing exams […]

Tamara Wood

Tamara Wood
RVN

Tamara first joined the Meopham team in 2015 before qualifying as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2018. She […]

Rachel Dellafera

Rachel Dellafera
RVN

Rachel joined the team at Meopham in 2018, having previously worked at another small animal practice […]

Chanice Towner

Chanice Towner
RVN - theatre nurse

Chanice joined the practice in February 2017, after completing a degree at University in Animal Science […]

Rebecca Whitby

Rebecca Whitby
RVN

Rebecca joined the practice as a trainee nurse in March 2017 after graduating from the University of […]

Lucy Curling

Lucy Curling
RVN

Lucy joined the practice in October 2017. After studying Animal Management Level 3, Lucy chose to branch […]

Chloe Smith

Chloe Smith
RVN

Chloe joined us is 2021 after relocating from the Yorkshire Dales. Chloe qualfied from Myerscough […]

Vinny Karnovski

Vinny Karnovski
RVN

Vinny joined the practice in October 2016, having previously worked at a local boarding cattery which […]

Rachael McCartan

Rachael McCartan
RVN

Rachael graduated from Harper Adams University in July 2021 with a First-Class Honours in Veterinary […]

Trainee Veterinary Nurses

Amelia Pimenta

Amelia Pimenta
Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Amelia first spent time at the practice as a work experience student in 2015 and in September 2018 she […]

Maddie Rumley

Maddie Rumley
Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Maddie chose a career in Veterinary Nursing as she wanted to pursue a career that specialised in […]

Jasmine Tsang

Jasmine Tsang
Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Jasmine first joined the team as a night auxiliary nurse and has now progressed onto the day rota as […]

Emily Wade

Emily Wade
Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Emily joined the team at Meopham Veterinary Hospital April of 2021 and is now based at our Tonbridge […]

Groomers

Ella Brown

Ella Brown
Dog Groomer

Ella started her training to become a dog groomer in 2015 having always had a passion for dogs. She really […]

Faith Rowntree

Faith Rowntree
Dog Groomer

Faith completed her level 3 animal management, behaviour and welfare course before joining an independent […]

Administration

Kerry Gulliver

Kerry Gulliver
Practice Manager RVN

Kerry has worked at the surgery since October 2000. She has spent time working as a Veterinary […]

Susan Fraser

Susan Fraser
Accounts Manager

Susan has been with the practice since it started in September 1996. She personally manages large account […]

Jo Loud

Jo Loud
Accounts and Office Administrator

Jo joined the practice in May 2013 as a receptionist and was then promoted to our accounts team […]

Hannah Strickland

Hannah Strickland
Administration

Hannah joined the team at Meopham as a receptionist in March 2020 and has since moved to an Administration […]

Hannah Herivel

Hannah Herivel
Receptionist

Hannah joined the reception team in November 2018. She has two dogs called Millie and Kane and enjoys […]

Charlotte Harwood

Charlotte Harwood
Receptionist

Charlotte joined the practice in July 2018 as part of our reception team. She has 2 dogs called Rolo […]

Chelsey Bish

Chelsey Bish

Chelsey joined the team as a receptionist in October 2020, having previously worked in customer service […]

Charlie-May Loft

Charlie-May Loft
Receptionist

Charlie joined the team as a receptionist in February 2021 to continue her passion for working with animals.  […]