Katie Newport RVN PgCert (VBM)

Katie is the Practice Manager and a qualified Nurse. She has always had an interest in animals and has been working in veterinary practice since 1995. She qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2001. Since then, Katie has worked in a number of small animal practices. She enjoys her chosen profession, particularly the areas that bring her face to face with owners and their pets. She especially enjoys nurse consultations, weight clinics and organising puppy parties. Katie is also in charge of processing insurance claims. In her spare time she is kept busy with her horses.

Sarah Griffin RVN C&G Cert VNES

Sarah joined Buchananvets in March 2014 after moving back to the area from North Yorkshire. She has been working as a Veterinary Nurse since 2004. She also has a certificate in nursing exotic species and especially enjoys caring for small furries. She has 3 cats, 3 Guinea Pigs and 2 rabbits.

Lucy Davies RVN

Lucy started working at the practice in 2012 as a Trainee Nurse.  She became a fully qualified nurse in 2015. Outside of work she enjoys watching Dr Who, crafting and looking after her rescue cat Bridget.

Felicity Clegg RVN

Felicity (also known as Fliss) joined the practice in February 2016. She qualified from Barony College in 2015, whilst working in a practice in Carlisle. She moved down from Scotland to Manchester to help her partner renovate their new home. Outside of work she likes socialising and spending time with family. She has a Jack Russell called Bobby.

Jade Murphy RVN CertVNECC

Jade is our Head Nurse at our Baguley branch. After qualifying as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2017 from Myerscough College, Jade worked at a local emergency veterinary hospital for 2 years, before returning to daytime practice and joining us in 2019. Since then, she has also recently achieved an additional qualification in emergency and critical care.

Her biggest interests include high-risk anaesthesia, emergency cases and nursing of critical care patients. She also particularly enjoys nurse consultations and is aiming to both expand our services offered by our nurses and gain further qualifications in this field in the future.

Outside of work, she can be found spending time with her friends, family, and her Cocker Spaniel, Roxy, who enjoys long adventures, swimming and agility. She also has a lovely Connemara pony called Sol and enjoys horse riding in her spare time.

Cara Allinson RVN

Cara joined us in September 2019 after becoming qualified at Myerscough College. Prior to working with us, Cara spent 5 years working for the RSPCA.

Cara works between both our Timperley and Baguley branches. Her main interests include anaesthesia, theatre practice and feline nursing. She is currently completing her ISFM Certificate in Feline Nursing, with plans to continue further study in feline behaviour.

Outside of work, her hobbies include aerial hoop and yoga. She has two cats called Spice and Ziggy.

Stephanie Moulson SVN

Steph joined us in late 2016 as a Nursing Assistant.  She is now studying at Reaseheath College to be a Veterinary Nurse. She has a crazy Boxer called Bruce, a cat called Ollie and enjoys horse riding in her spare time.

Chloe Cossey RVN

Chloe is a Student Nurse, she joined the practice in October 2017. She is studying at Reaseheath College to become a Veterinary Nurse. She has 2 dogs, a miniature pinscher called Bella, and Chihuahua called Gizmo. In her spare time she likes to go to the cinema and enjoys horseriding.

Abi Brown SVN

Abi joined us in August 2019. She is studying to be a Veterinary care assistant at Reaseheath College

Ellie-Mae Condron SVN

Ellie joined the practice in 2019. Previously she was a professional footballer, playing for Manchester City Ladies Team!  She has now swapped her football boots for scrubs and is studying at Reaseheath College to become a Veterinary Nurse.

Ellie-Mae is the creative member of staff behind all the amazing bandage art and Reception displays. She has 2 French Bulldogs named Flo & Frankie. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family.

Torri Dale VCA