Emergency number

01457 852367

Both our clinics our open - please call your registered clinic.

It is important to us that our clients (both animal and human!) trust the work we do and feel reassured and comfortable with the services we offer.

Whenever possible, we will arrange that your pet is seen by the same vet at each visit to ensure you and your pet feels confident and that you are getting continuity of service.

We provide veterinary care to all small animals such as dogs, cats, rabbits, and guinea pigs. We want you to enjoy your pet and routine health care is important in keeping your pet in tip-top condition and we are always happy to help and provide you with advice.

Every new client that registers a healthy pet will get a free health check-up with one of our Veterinary Surgeons.

Our clinic is in the heart of Glossop easy to find on Victoria Street, we care for pets from a wide area in and around Glossop, Hyde, Denton, Ashton-under-Lyne, Hadfield, Padfield, Hayfield, New Mills, Whaley Bridge, Marple, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Chinley, and Buxton.

We are an approved Veterinary Nurse Training Practice, which means that we are an organization approved by the RCVS to manage veterinary nurse training and assessment.

Our emergency out-of-hours service is covered by Vets Now in Manchester. Please call our usual number 01457 852367, and you will be directed to the practice. Just get in touch with us to find out what we can offer you and your pet.

Our Staff

REBECCA DAVIES

BVSc MRVS MBA Owner/Veterinary Surgeon

Rebecca is a highly experienced Veterinary Surgeon with over 20 years in practice. Rebecca and her husband, Edward, who have an established sister practice in Cheshire, acquired Victoria Vets in Glossop and Chapel-en-le-Frith in 2011.

FIONA NADEN

BVSc MRCVS Veterinary Surgeon / Client Manager

Fiona qualified from Bristol University in 1979 and is our longest serving vet. She joined the practice after qualifying to work for Hollands and Moss and then Brian Moss and continued to work for Jonathan and Elspeth Down from 1991 to 2011.

MATTHEW BARACLOUGH

BVM&S MRCVS Veterinary Surgeon

Matt qualified from Edinburgh University in 2000 and joined the Victoria Vets team in 2009.Matt has had wide experience in small animal work with a particular interest in soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery. His dedication means our surgical team is as strong as ever.

ASHLEY DIXON

BVetMed MRCVS Veterinary Surgeon

Ashley joined Victoria Vets in October 2014, having Qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 2013. Ashley has a bubbly personality and an infectious energy. She has a keen interest in Small Animal Surgery.

ROBERT BUXTON

BA VetMB MRCVS Veterinary Surgeon

Rob qualified from Cambridge in 2008 after which he spent a year gaining a wealth of experience working at the Royal Veterinary College in London. Rob ventured to pastures new in March 2015, then rejoined the Victoria Vet’s team in February 2016.

BECKY COOPER

BVetMed MRCVS Veterinary Surgeon

Becky joined the team at Victoria Vets in September 2018 after spending the summer travelling following her graduation from the Royal Veterinary College in July. Becky’s main interests within work are medicine and general surgery.

VICTORIA WILLIAMS-MCDAID

BVM&S MRCVS Veterinary Surgeon

JENNA LEGG

BVetMed BSc MRCVS Veterinary Surgeon

RACHEL VASEY

RVN / Practice Manager

Rachel joined Victoria Vets in 2000 as a trainee nurse, qualified from Myerscough in 2004 and became Head Nurse in November 2010, before making the move to Practice management in February 2016. Rachel does a lot of work behind the scenes to ensure our high standards of care. She has a keen interest in medical nursing and is currently undertaking training to become an Animal Physiotherapist. Outside of work, Rachel enjoys horse riding is a keen music fan and spends a lot of time outdoors with her husband and 2 young children. Rachel is owned by her 3 cats, Mr. Pickles, Royston and Derek, Springer Spaniel Alfie and Macarena the horse.

SARAH-JANE ELLIOTT

RVN / Head Veterinary Nurse

Sarah-Jane qualified from Middlesex University in 2007 and joined our team as Head Nurse in February 2016. She may already be familiar to some of our clients as she previously worked for Victoria Vets as one of our regular locum nurses. Sarah is responsible for the smooth running of our nursing team and has a keen interest in surgical nursing and schedule 3 procedures. Sarah shares her home with husband Rob and springer spaniel Maisie, and enjoys baking and spending time in the great outdoors.

CHARLOTTE MORTON

FdSc RVN

Charlotte first joined us at Victoria Vets on a work experience placement for one day a week in 2005. She started her veterinary nurse training at Nottingham Trent University in 2007 and achieved her foundation degree and FdSc RVN qualification in 2010. Charlotte has a keen interest in medical nursing, she is a clinical coach and is involved in the training of our student nurses. Charlotte is the key person in charge of our FaceBook and Twitter accounts, keeping our clients up to date with practice ‘goings-on’. Always smiling, Charlotte’s positivity helps keep up the team morale, even on the bad days! Charlotte, her husband and 2 young children share their home with two fish, Labradoodle Coco and Merida the cat

CHARLOTTE KING

FdSc RVN

Charlotte started her Veterinary Nurse training at Victoria Vets in 2013 and qualified from Myerscough in July 2016. Charlotte has a keen interest in emergency and critical care and also enjoys nursing medical patients, her positive attitude and enthusiasm for her role as a Veterinary Nurse is infectious, and she is never without a smile! Outside of work Charlotte enjoys walking with her family, dogs Buddy the Collie and Wilson the dachshund. She also enjoys films, crocheting and baking, keeping us in good supply of a range of incredible cakes!

HELENA BRADWELL

RVN

ABIGAIL BENTLEY

RVN

SARAH-JAYNE ROYLE

RVN

MARINA MCMANUS

Nursing Auxillary

Marina joined the Victoria Vets team as a receptionist in August 2016 and works at our Glossop branch. She has since taken on a new role as our nursing assistant. Having worked in the human medical profession for some years, Marina has taken to working in a veterinary environment like a duck to water. As well as assisting the nurses, a huge part of Marina’s job involves spending time with our inpatients and she can often be found in the wards reading to the animals and giving them plenty of TLC. A very important (and rather enviable) role we’re sure you would agree. Out of work, Marina enjoys spending time with her family and walking with her labrador Milo.

REBECCA HOWARTH

Student Veterinary Nurse

GILL BARNES

Head Receptionist

Gill first joined our Chapel-en-le-Frith reception team in 2007, before moving to the Glossop surgery in 2008. Gill is an important member of our team, often the client’s first point of contact within the surgery. She is extremely knowledgeable about animal care and what she doesn’t know, she will happily do her utmost to find out for you. Bubbly and active, Gill is recognisable by her abundance of curly hair, (which she doesn’t appreciate). Gill shares her family home with her Cocker spaniel puppy Bella, and cat Paddy. Outside of work, she enjoys reading, walking and spending time with her family.

HEIDI SELKIRK

Receptionist

Heidi joined our Chapel-en-le-Frith team in September 2011 as receptionist alongside Nicky and now splits her time between there and our Glossop Practice. Heidi spent 2 years travelling and working in Australia, where she spent some time volunteering at a wilderness lodge in Adelaide looking after around 200 reptiles and handling many snakes and lizards, her favourites being a 5-metre long scrub python called Oscar and Brian the bobtail lizard. Her infectious laugh and bubbly personality helps brighten any a dull day. Outside of work, Heidi has just received a degree in international studies and enjoys reading, music and going to the theatre.

VICTORIA CAULFIELD

Receptionist

lfield – Receptionist Victoria joined the practice in June 2015 as one of our reception team at the Glossop Surgery, she is always happy and smiling and is an extremely caring member of staff. Out of work, Victoria loves walking her dog Casper and spending time with her husband and 3 children. She enjoys the occasional class at the local leisure centre and socialising with her friends.

KAREN BARRATT

Receptionist

Karen joined Victoria Vets as a receptionist in November 2017. Living on a farm in Glossop with her family, Karen has been around animals all her life. She has a wide array of animals, including horses, sheep, chickens, dogs and 6 cats. In her spare time Karen enjoys Pilates and spending time with her family walking with the dogs, Scout, Berry and Macy.

SUSAN HAMMOND

Receptionist

Sue joined the Victoria Vets Reception team in November 2017. Having a love of all things canine, Sue has been a regular volunteer at the Dogs Trust for the last 2 years and is hoping to expand her knowledge of other animals by working at Victoria Vets (there was also a rumour about a regular cake run!). Sue enjoys the great outdoors and photography and can frequently be found atop Werneth Low taking in the view. She shares her home with lurcher Charlie, who regularly keeps us all entertained with his antics!

GILL BATEMAN

Receptionist

ALEISHA CAULFIELD

Receptionist

LOUISE STREET

Receptionist

LORRAINE DOYLE

Bookkeeper

Lorraine joined Victoria Vets in 2013 as a Receptionist at our Glossop surgery and then became Bookkeeper a year later. Lorraine is owned by the beautiful Keevah, a cockerpoo and in her spare time she enjoys seeing her three grown up children and three Grandsons who she chauffeurs to and from football games most weekends. She loves taking Keevah for walks and also does a bit of keep fit and swimming.

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