Meet the Team

Veterinary Surgeons

Dr Martin Hobbs

Dr Martin Hobbs
BSc(Hons), BVetMed, CertSAS, CertVDI, CertVOphthal, MRCVS

Martin Hobbs is the Practice Principal and owner of The Meopham Hospital and The Swanscombe and Sevenoaks […]

Dr Lauren Smith

Dr Lauren Smith
BSc(Hons), BVSc(Hons), PgCertVPS(Hons) CertAVP(ECC), MRCVS

Lauren graduated from the University of Bristol in 2011.  Between graduation and starting work she travelled […]

Dr Sioned French

Dr Sioned French
MA, VetMB, MRCVS

Sioned graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2017, having also gained a BA in Psychology during […]

Dr Lauryn Fasakin

Dr Lauryn Fasakin
BVetMed MRCVS

Lauryn graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2020 and has moved down south of the river from […]

Dr Alexandra O’Kelly

Dr Alexandra O’Kelly
BVetMed MRCVS

Alex graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2020 and has moved from West Sussex to start her […]

Hydrotherapy

Becky Heal

Becky Heal
Canine Hydrotherapist

Becky has been working as a qualified hydrotherapist for 6 years and holds a certificate and diploma […]

Physiotherapy

Katie Danby

Katie Danby
Physiotherapist

HCPC, MCSP, ACPAT Cat A, BSc Hons Sport and Exercise Science, MSc (pre registration) Physiotherapy, […]

Registered Veterinary Nurses

Katie Piper

Katie Piper
RVN - Head Nurse

Katie joined the Meopham Veterinary Hospital as a student in September 2012. In July 2015 she qualified […]

Gemma Clark

Gemma Clark
RVN - Deputy Head Nurse

Gemma joined the practice in October 2007 after several years working in a small animal practice in Wales.  […]

Sarah Hall

Sarah Hall
RVN - Branch Head Nurse

Sarah started as a trainee veterinary nurse at The Meopham Hospital in 2013 and passed her nursing exams […]

Tracey Percival

Tracey Percival
RVN

Tracey joined the team in March 2007. She is a qualified nurse assessor. Tracey can frequently […]

Rebecca Whitby

Rebecca Whitby
RVN

Rebecca joined the practice as a trainee nurse in March 2017 after graduating from the University of […]

Vicki Thomas

Vicki Thomas
RVN CertVNECC

Vicki joined the Meopham team in 2008, qualifying as a registered Veterinary Nurse in 2010. Vicki is […]

Trainee Veterinary Nurses

Vinny Karnovski

Vinny Karnovski
Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Vinny joined the practice in October 2016, having previously worked at a local boarding cattery which […]

Amelia Pimenta

Amelia Pimenta
Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Amelia first spent time at the practice as a work experience student in 2015 and in September 2018 she […]

Administration

Kerry Gulliver

Kerry Gulliver
Practice Manager RVN

Kerry has worked at the surgery since October 2000. She has spent time working as a Veterinary […]

Susan Fraser

Susan Fraser
Accounts Manager

Susan has been with the practice since it started in September 1996. She personally manages large account […]

Jo Loud

Jo Loud
Accounts and Office Administrator

Jo joined the practice in May 2013 as a receptionist and was then promoted to our accounts team […]

Hannah Strickland

Hannah Strickland
Administration

Hannah joined the team at Meopham as a receptionist in March 2020 and has since moved to an Administration […]