We offer in-house 24/7 emergency care

Telephone: 01753 858877

24/7 Emergency: 01753 865669

Meet our team

Meet our team

Our team provide a caring and professional service to you and your pets

Our veterinary team comprises five full time vets and a part-time vet who work across all three practices to ensure that you are able to make an appointment with any vet at a time and place that is convenient to you.

We have a practice policy of continued professional development to ensure that every team member keeps up-to-date with modern technologies and practice. Our broad range of experience enables us to be able to deal with most conditions here at the practice, without the need for specialist referral.

Our nursing team are highly skilled and take on important roles within the practice. We are an accredited veterinary nurse training practice which means that our nurses are able to receive first class training to maintain the high standards of care that your pet requires.

The reception team are fully trained to answer your questions and are here to provide reassurance and a listening ear.

Vets

Martin Watson : Practice Principal

Martin Watson

Practice Principal

Martin qualified from Glasgow Vet School in 1986 and, after a year as house surgeon, specialising in small animal and equine surgery, entered a busy... [Read more]
Alana O’Kane : Vet

Alana O’Kane

Vet

Alana has been working in small animal practice since 2011. She also has a degree in animal behaviour and has completed a certificate in small animal medicine as she has … [Read more]
Nuria Picazo : Vet

Nuria Picazo

Vet

Nuria qualified in 2012 and has since completed an internship in a referral centre in Hampshire and then worked in a busy 24 hour hospital in West Sussex. She has … [Read more]
Isabel Garcia : Vet

Isabel Garcia

Vet

Isabel qualified in 2008 and has worked in several first opinion practices since.  Her particular interests are in internal medicine and cardiology.  She doesn’t have any pets living with her … [Read more]
Akash : Vet

Akash

Vet

Akash studied at the Royal Veterinary College. He has a particular interest in feline medicine, neurology and soft tissue surgery. He also has a keen interest in birds and reptiles … [Read more]

Veterinary nurses

Alison Todd : Head Nurse

Alison Todd

Head Nurse

Alison qualified as nurse in 2008 and joined Forest House to as our Head Nurse for maternity cover in May 2015. Alison particularly enjoys training the student nurses and assisting … [Read more]
Katie Brett : Assisting Head Nurse

Katie Brett

Assisting Head Nurse

Katie came to Forest House as a student veterinary nurse in 1998, where she completed her training and qualified in 2000. Katie has always lived locally and is proud to … [Read more]
Debbie Cable : Deputy Head Nurse

Debbie Cable

Deputy Head Nurse

Debbie qualified as a veterinary nurse in South Africa in 1991. After working in a variety of practices, including equine and small animal, Debbie joined Forest House in 2002, and … [Read more]
Claire Metters : Qualified Nurse

Claire Metters

Qualified Nurse

Claire joined Forest House in July 2010 as a student nurse, after completing her Animal Management National Diploma at college. She qualified in 2015 and has since taken on the … [Read more]
Katie Bowen : Student Nurse

Katie Bowen

Student Nurse

Katie completed her degree in Animal Health and Welfare and joined Forest House as a student nurse in May 2014. Nursing is something she has always wanted to do and … [Read more]
Alice Cook : Student Nurse

Alice Cook

Student Nurse

Alice joined us in April 2015 as a student nurse. She is already a long way through her nurse training and is excited about completing this at Forest House. Alice … [Read more]
Robi McCaffrey : Student Nurse

Robi McCaffrey

Student Nurse

After volunteering in a veterinary practice to gain experience Robi is excited about pursuing her goal to be a veterinary nurse. She is also interested in animal behaviour. She has … [Read more]
Daisy Thomas : Student Nurse

Daisy Thomas

Student Nurse

Daisy joined Forest House in June 2016. She has always wanted to work with animals and enjoying all the different things she is learning as she trains to be a … [Read more]

Practice staff

Anne-Marie Griffiths : Practice Manager

Anne-Marie Griffiths

Practice Manager

Anne-Marie joined the practice in 2009. She comes from outside of the veterinary world, but has always had a passion for animals and their welfare, so loves working in this … [Read more]
Sue Jones : Accounts Administrator

Sue Jones

Accounts Administrator

Sue joined Forest House to help with the general office administration and also helps on reception. Sue comes from a strong administrative background, including running her own business, and enjoys … [Read more]
Donna Benton : Receptionist

Donna Benton

Receptionist

Having joined Forest House in 1990, Donna is our longest-serving member of staff! Donna is a receptionist at our Windsor surgery, and it is the perfect job for her as … [Read more]
Penny Jenkin : Receptionist

Penny Jenkin

Receptionist

Penny joined Forest House in 2012. After working in the motor industry for many years, this role was a complete change. She loves animals and is enjoying her role here. … [Read more]
Debbie Ross : Receptionist

Debbie Ross

Receptionist

Debbie joined Forest House in June 2003 to help with the accounts and work on reception. As a child she always wanted to be a vet, but she says she … [Read more]
Sally Moore : Receptionist

Sally Moore

Receptionist

Sally joined Forest House in August 2014. She has a background in customer service and administration. When she is not at Forest House she does some dog walking and pet … [Read more]
Trisha Harris : Receptionist

Trisha Harris

Receptionist

Trisha joined the reception team in March 2016. After a long career with British Airways she now enjoys her part-time role which enables her to work with animals and she … [Read more]
Kathy Shepherd : Receptionist

Kathy Shepherd

Receptionist

Kathy joined the practice in October 2005 and works in our Egham branch. She is a busy mum of three, with her eldest son now serving in the British Army. … [Read more]
Judith Amato : Receptionist

Judith Amato

Receptionist

Judith joined our Egham branch as a receptionist in 2016. Having previously worked in schools this was a change of career enabling her to pursue her interest of working with … [Read more]
Karen Amor : Receptionist

Karen Amor

Receptionist

Karen joined Forest House at our Ascot branch in 2014, bringing with her many years’ experience as a veterinary receptionist. Outside of work, Karen enjoys walking, wildlife watching and sings … [Read more]
Beverley Brown : Receptionist

Beverley Brown

Receptionist

Beverley joined Forest House in June 2016 as a receptionist at our Ascot Branch. She really enjoys building relationships with our clients, getting to know their pets and learning about … [Read more]
John Bird : Handyman

John Bird

Handyman

After a long career with the AA, John joined the Forest House team in June 2009 as our handyman.  John can turn his hand to anything and so looks after … [Read more]

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