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Meet the Staff - Admin


Janet White

Janet White


Office Administrator

Janet has been with the Practice since 1991, when the practice was Bacon & Hopkinson, and was initially a receptionist. She is now our Practice Administrator, responsible for the financial and administrative side of the practice. Her interests include travel, reading, gardening, and likes spending time with her grandchildren.

Sharon Pine


Insurance Administrator

Sharon qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 1989. She worked in Oxfordshire and Berkshire before moving to Derbyshire in 1999. She joined the Practice in 2008 as our first dedicated Insurance Administrator. Sharon is married (to Nick the vet) and has 2 children and a dog (a Sprollie) called Archie. In her spare time (when is that? she asks) she enjoys running, walking Archie and relaxing!
Sharon Pine

Pet Blood Bank

Pet Blood Bank

The Pet Blood Bank are here today. If you would like your dog to donate, please contact them on 01509 232 222. They especially need blood group negative donors: Dobermanns, Greyhounds, Boxers, German Shepherds, Flat-Coated Retrievers, Airedale Terriers, Weimaraners, Lurchers, American Bulldogs, Pointer (English) and English Bull Terriers. Dogs must be over 25kg and between 1-8 years old.

Advanced Training

Advanced Training

Our vets have had advanced training in Dermatology, Medicine, Surgery and Cardiology - meaning less referrals and better all-round care for your pet.

Pet Travel after Brexit

Pet Travel after Brexit

For anyone planning to take their pet abroad after Brexit, please click on the link which takes you to the DEFRA website. If there is no deal, your pet will need to have a rabies blood sample prior to travel.

"This is a Super Practice"

"This is a Super Practice" - the verdict of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons after they inspected our Practice. Click on the photo for more details!