Emma Benton RVN Veterinary Nurse

Emma has been with the practice since  2003.

She is a valuable member of the team, and has a great love of pets.

Emma plays an important role in the anaesthetising and recovery of the pets undergoing suurgery, and has a lovely manner towards them all.

She has a cat Lenny, who she nursed to health after he had been abandoned with us due a road traffic accident, he is now fighting fit, but a little autistic!

She also owns a lovely tortie cat called Tilly and a gorgeous SBT dog called Chilli.

Emma has a  degree in veterinary nursing with the Royal Veterinary College.

She is at the surgery to help with any queries, especially diet related.

Emma is back from maternity after the birth of her second child Amelia and really enjoying being back at phoenix.

Alanna Harding RVN Veterinary Nurse


Alanna has recently joined us after having passed her exams to become a RVN.

She has a lovely cat called Jimmy, who can be a bit naughty, especially when trying to get a photograph of him!

Alanna has a passion for cats and is happy to talk through any of your 'feline' worries.

Coral Leigh Watson Veterinary Nurse Trainee

Coral is now in her secind year of nurse studies and doing exceptionally well.

She has a lovely, but wild, cocker spaniel called Solo she is currently trying to train!
She also has a very patient cat.......

Coral is studying for her nursing qualifications and doing very well.

Outside of work she has taken up dog agility and horse riding.

Natalie Coleman Registered Veterinary nurse

Natalie has passed all her exams and is now qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse, well done Natali

Natalie has been wanting to train as a vet nurse for years and we are lucky to have her join our team.

Previously she has worked in the pet care industry and for a local corporate veterinary practice.

Natalie has a lovely ,soppy dog called Skye and a beautiful young rabbit called Lilly.


Marie Barrington RVN Veterinary Nurse

Marie has joined us after working for some years at a local horse clinic. 

She has taken home a lovely little cat, 'Ember' who is adorable.
She also has 3 naughty guinea pigs!

She is very enthusiastic and is also responsible for dealing with our insurance enquiries.


A qualified RVN and currently just passed her NCert (anaesthesia) with the European School of Vet Post Graduate nurse studies. Well done Marie.