Meet the Team - Nursing Staff

Sarah

Head Nurse (Registered VN, RSQP)

Sarah qualified as a Nurse in 2006, she leads the Veterinary Nurse team here at St Boniface. She is responsible for training our student nurses while in the clinic.

Her main interests are surgical nursing, in house laboratory testing and anaesthesia. She hosts our puppy parties once a month and enjoys watching the transformation from cheeky pups to adored family pets!

Outside of work Sarah can be found exploring the beautiful Devon countryside with her Labrador Tarn.

Sadie

Veterinary Nurse (Registered VN)

Sadie qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2004 after studying at Bicton College.

She has always worked in Mixed Practice and enjoys the variety of patients that brings.

In her spare time, Sadie enjoys running, riding and competing on her horse - Rowan.

Sammi

Veterinary Nurse (Registered VN)

Sammi qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2015.  She also completed an Animal Nursing Assistant qualification at Bicton College in 2010. 

She enjoys looking after all sorts of animals and finds caring for them very rewarding.

In her spare time, she sometimes goes out to see her deaf friends at a local deaf club and learns sign language.  She also enjoys exploring the countryside with her dog - Poppy.

Leanne

Veterinary Nurse (Registered VN)

Leanne qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2018. Before that she was a trainee veterinary nurse here at St Boniface and trained at Bicton College. Leanne is familiar with Bicton, as she obtained her extended diploma in animal management and qualified as an animal nursing assistant (ANA) in 2014.

She enjoys helping Jane with the hydrotherapy and seeing all the on going cases.

Leanne has four family dogs, who love their walks, especially, her Newfoundland, Molly. She has also recently acquired two cats - Albie and Marley.  

Deanna

Veterinary Nurse (Registered VN)

Deanna started working as an ANA at St Boniface in November 2015, having previously completed two NVQs in Equine Care and Breeding. She soon progressed on to her Veterinary Nurse Training at Bicton College and qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in January 2019. Deanna - or Dee, as she is often known - loves caring for all the patients that come into the practice, especially making poorly inpatients feel better, nurse consults, and assisting with equine work.
 
In her spare time she loves riding and competing her horse Allegra and thinking of new ways to amuse her hand-reared kitten, Twitch. Animals aside, Dee loves going to the cinema and watching motorbike racing.
 

Abi

Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Abi is our Trainee Veterinary Nurse. She started at St Boniface Vets in November 2018 as our ANA (Animal Nursing Assistant) and quickly progressed onto her current role. With this role, Abi splits her time between working here and studying at Bicton College.

Outside of work Abi spends lots of time outdoors, she has 2 dogs called Freddy and Tilly, a horse called Merlin, and a cat called Ziggy. On a quieter day, Abi enjoys photography, dancing and yoga.

Belinda

Kennel Assistant

Belinda has been the kennel assistant here at St Boniface Vets since August 2018. Her role includes cleaning the kennels, looking after the in-patients, answering the phones and assisting the vets and nurses. 

In 2019, she started the Animal Nursing Certificate at Bicton College which involves her being at college 2 days a weeks and working here at the practice twice a week. She is looking forward to becoming a Registered Veterinary Nurse in the future.

Amongst studying, Belinda enjoys walking her dog, baking, and going to the cinema with friends and family.

An interesting fact about Belinda is that her mum is Tina, the practice manager!