A warm welcome from all of the staff at Metrovets, here is a little about us.
Neil qualified as a Veterinary Surgeon from Glasgow University in 1995, his first job was in Durham in mixed practice for 3 years, then in Gosforth in mixed practice for 5 years, then he worked in Heaton in a small animal practice for 4 years before making the decision to start up his own independent veterinary practice of Metrovets in July 2008. Neil has an 8 year old rescue Lurcher called Dash.
Trish had worked as a veterinary nurse for 13 years before coming to work for Metrovets in 2008 when the practice first opened. Trish has a special interest in dental work as well as advising on preventative dental care. Trish also is an integral part of the surgical theatre team. She loves all animals and can often be found in the waiting room dishing out treats to our patients. She has a Long Haired cat called Pye.
Leigh had worked as a veterinary receptionist for 12 years before coming to work for Metrovets in 2008 when the practice first opened. She has a West Highland White Terrier called Max and a Cats Protection rescue cat called Mr Mojo. Leigh has a special interest in pet insurance and is a Pet lnsurance Advisor. She also completes claim forms on behalf of clients to send to the insurance companies. Leigh has an interest in all animals and also enjoys assisting with lab work and in a nursing capacity if required.
Geraldine ( Gel ) joined Metrovets in 2012 as a veterinary receptionist. She has three dogs called Hugo, Riley and Flynn and a Cats Protection rescue cat called Fred. Geraldine assists with completing insurance claims and enjoys all aspects of working with animals, as well as assisting in a nursing capacity if required. She is also the Data Protection Manager for the practice.
Aimee joined Metrovets in January 2018, newly introduced to the veterinary work place due to her passion for pets. She has been keen to learn the various skills involved in her training including reception duties, animal handling and assisting with pet insurance forms. She is also eager to learn more about animal care. Aimee has a female Boxer called Marley.
Ginny joined Metrovets in 2017 having had 14 years experience previously as a Registered veterinary Nurse. She enjoys assisting with anaesthetics and operations carried out in the practice and also organizing and running the Puppy Parties held in the practice every 2 weeks to benefit puppy socialization in those early weeks. She enjoys walking her lovely Lurcher Archie and has two rescue cats called Boz and Geoff.