We are a small animal and exotics practice in Tarporley, near Chester, first established in 1994. We are passionate about animal care and our skilled team of veterinarians and vet nurses are dedicated to providing the highest quality care for your animals. Because we love animals and strive to provide excellent continuity of care, we are open 6 days a week and have access to 24-hour emergency care. For your added convenience, there’s free parking for clients at the clinic.
Lesley qualified as an RVN is 2004. Lesley has previously worked in both large and small animal practices she has also taught animal care. She is a clinical coach to student nurses and is a pet health counsellor (PHC). She loves nurse clinics and talking to clients. She is our head nurse leading the team. Outside of work she has three adorable children, a gorgeous Border Terrier Fern, crazy puppy called May and a rather portly cat, Sophie. She is a keen runner and netball player, but mud runs and obstacle courses are her thing.
Kirstie Adams BSc Hons RVN CertVNES
Kirstie has worked in practice for over 10 years and qualified as a registered veterinary nurse in 2007. She has worked at Birch Heath since 2003 and has an interest in all aspects of exotic nursing, particularly raptors. Kirstie has also completed her Exotic Nursing qualification to further her skills. Kirstie has a degree in zoology and gained a qualification in Zoo Animal management whilst working at a zoo for two years. She is the owner of Spike the dog, and two cats.
Amber Wheaton RVN
Amber qualified in 2017. She has previously worked in South Wales in a busy small animal practice with a lot of emergency and out of hours work. She has a keen interest in surgical nursing and medicine. She is really enjoying learning about all the exotics we see at Birch Heath. She has three cats called Alfie, Moose and The Payrot, named because she sits like a Parrot.
Kelly Lynskey SVN
Kelly has been with us as a trainee veterinary care assistant for a year and goes on to continue her training as a student veterinary nurse with us starting in September 2017. She loves to give inpatients that extra bit of care and attention and has a lovely kitten called Shadow and an older female cat called Drax.
Becky Speakman SVN
Becky is a student veterinary nurse at Myerscough College, studying the degree route of FdSc Veterinary Nursing, due to graduate as a registered veterinary nurse within two years. She started her training here in April 2017. She hopes to progress onto the BScs honours degree in veterinary nursing after she qualifies and do more continuation certificates. Her interests include lab work, medical nursing, nurse clinics and taking care of critically ill patients. Outside of work you will find Becky running, shopping and looking after her gorgeous new puppy, Cooper.
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Monday to Friday: 8.30am - 6pm
Saturday: 9am – 12pm