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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.


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


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

Isabel Garcia


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]

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]
Rachael Newton : Student Nurse

Rachael Newton

Student Nurse

Rachael has a degree in equine studies and after working as an animal care assistant decided she wanted to pursue a career as a veterinary nurse. As these opportunities are … [Read more]
Laura Peachey : Student Nurse

Laura Peachey

Student Nurse

Laura joined our team as a student nurse in 2019. She had previously worked at another practice as a client care adviser and is now following her dream to become … [Read more]
Imi Gale : Student Nurse

Imi Gale

Student Nurse

Imi joined our nursing team in 2019 as a student nurse. She has always had a passion for animals and is now pursuing a career to become a qualified nurse. … [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]
Donna Benton : Receptionist

Donna Benton


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


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]
Kathy Shepherd : Receptionist

Kathy Shepherd


Kathy joined the practice in October 2005 and works in our Egham branch. Over the years she has built strong relationships with our clients. She is a busy mum of … [Read more]
Karen Amor : Receptionist

Karen Amor


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


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]

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