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 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 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 Charlotte Fox

Dr Charlotte Fox
BVMSCi MRCVS

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

Dr William Bambra

Dr William Bambra
BVM BVS MRCVS

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

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.  […]

Frankie Beorby

Frankie Beorby
RVN - Branch Head Nurse

Frankie joined the practice in 2013 as a trainee veterinary nurse.  She qualified in 2017 with a veterinary […]

Vicki Thomas

Vicki Thomas
RVN CertVNECC

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

Lucy Curling

Lucy Curling
RVN

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

Emma Sutherland

Emma Sutherland
RVN

Emma studied at Hartpury University, graduating with an FdSc in Veterinary Nursing in August 2020 and […]

Trainee Veterinary Nurses

Ida Machniak

Ida Machniak
Trainee Veterinary Nurse

"Ida joined the practice in February 2021. She is completing her veterinary nursing diploma and learning […]

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 […]

Faith Rowntree

Faith Rowntree
Dog groomer

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

Rebekah Humphrey

Rebekah Humphrey
Dog Groomer

Rebekah joined our Pride & Groom Team in September 2021. She has a passion for animals and previously […]

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 […]

Laura Saxby

Laura Saxby
Receptionist

Laura has always had a passion for animal welfare and completed a national diploma in animal management […]