Lisa McColl RVN
Lisa joined the practice in July 2001 starting out as a veterinary nurse, progressing to head nurse then clinical director and, more recently, senior clinical director. Lisa takes pride in managing the overall running of the practice where she originally started out as a student. She also manages several other practices across Scotland. She enjoys being part of the team and thrives on giving the best care to animals and clients alike. Lisa has a very mischievous Jack Russell called Bea who comes into work with her everyday.
Joanna Gardiner RVN
Joanna graduated in 2017 with a BSc (Hons) degree in veterinary nursing from Edinburgh Napier University. She joined the practice in September 2019 and enjoys being part of the team. Joanna is interested in all aspects of nursing; however has a keen interest in animal behaviour and exotics, particularly rabbits! At home, she has a two year old Boxer cross named Rosie who is very energetic and fun!
Kayleigh Hendry RVN
Kayleigh joined the practice in April 2008 after completing her honours degree in veterinary nursing. She enjoys all aspects of nursing especially nurse clinics and is our practice pet health councillor. Kayleigh has a cat named Tabby who she rescued from the Edinburgh Cat Protection League; Tabby came into the surgery to be neutered and she could not resist and re-homed her! Kayleigh also has Oats, the Border Terrier.
Rachel Clark RVN
Registered Veterinary Nurse
Rachael graduated from the College of Animal welfare in 2021 with her Level 3 diploma in Veterinary Nursing. After qualifying, she joined the BDW team in July 2021. She enjoys all aspects of the role including nurse consultations and looking after all of the inpatient. When not at work you will find her running about Edinburgh or cooking up a storm in the kitchen, to the delight of her colleagues!
Head Veterinary Nurse