Lisa McColl RVN
Senior Clinical Director
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.
Rebecca Sjoberg RVN
Becca moved to the UK for university and graduated from The Royal Veterinary College with a foundation degree in veterinary nursing in 2014. She then moved to Scotland and continued studying part-time at Edinburgh Napier University, graduating with a BSc (Hons) degree in veterinary nursing in 2016 while working full-time at a busy small animal practice in Edinburgh. After completing the course, she left Edinburgh to go travelling around Europe and South-East Asia with her partner until deciding to move back to Edinburgh in September 2017. Becca is passionate about animal welfare, theatre nursing and preventative care. She enjoys working within our team and with clients and their pets during her nurse clinics.
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.
Heather Mitchell RVN
Heather graduated from Edinburgh’s Telford College in January 2011, and has worked in predominantly small animal first opinion practice since. After a year of locuming across the UK, she joined the team in August 2019 and is loving getting to know all our lovely patients and their people. When not at work, Heather enjoys a variety of crafts and gym classes, as well as spending time with her partner and all their animals!