Andrew Simmons BVetMed MRCVS
Andrew qualified from the Royal Veterinary College, University of London in 1988. He worked in mixed practice in Cornwall for four years, then moved to the then Glenleigh Veterinary Practice. Andrew became a partner in the practice in 1997. When the practice merged with Garston Veterinary Group, Andrew was able to devote all of his clinical time to small animal practice. He divides his time between clinical work, and running the Trowbridge surgery and has a special interest in dermatology. Andrew is married with two children and a labrador called Tilly. In his spare time he enjoys running, cycling and kayaking as well as reading and going to the cinema.
Nick Hill BVSc MRCVS
Nick qualified from Bristol Vet School in 1997. Nick worked in mixed practice initially, but has spent the last 12 years purely in small animal practice. He moved to the area joining the practice at the beginning of 2011. Nick became a partner in 2014. Outside work he divides his time between running, cricket, cycling, walking the dog, gardening and DIY (under duress!).
Vanessa Lucas BVM&S MRCVS
Vanessa qualified from The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Edindurgh, in 1999. She worked in mixed practice in Shrewsbury for 2 years before joining Garston Veterinary Group in 2001. Her interests are general medicine and surgery in small animals. She works part-time to look after her family, including dog and cat. In her spare time she enjoys running.
Vicki Arnold MRCVS
Vikki graduated from the Royal Veterinary College, London in 2008 and has been working in small animal practice since then. She joined Garston Vets in August 2011 and enjoys all aspects of medicine and surgery. In her free time she looks after her horse Yorkie who is a Connemara X and her cat Panda.
George Nye BVetMed MRCVS
George qualified from the Royal Veterinary College, London in 2013. He worked in mixed practice in Dorset for 6 months before going to India for 5 months to work at the charity Help in Suffering in Jaipur. On returning from India, George completed a small animal internship at the Queen Mother Hospital for Animals based at the Royal Veterinary College. George joined Garston Vets in September 2015 and particularly enjoys small animal neurology and surgery, with a particular interest in epilepsy. In his free time George enjoys many sports including rugby and hockey and is a pub quiz enthusiast!
Rachel Major MRCVS
Rachel qualified from University of Liverpool in July 2016 and has returned home to the South West. She is interested in all aspects of small animal practice, especially internal medicine. Outside of work Rachel enjoys going to live music events and exploring the countryside.
'I knew we had left Louis in safe hands when he had x-rays earlier this year' Mrs K Smith