Meet the Team - Veterinary Surgeons

Pip Conlon

BVM&S MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon
Pip moved to Cumbria to be close to her family after graduating from Edinburgh in 2018. She mainly works with small animals at the Cockermouth surgery.

Louise Donoghue

DrMedVet MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon
A native of Ireland, Louise graduated from the University of Budapest in 2013. She spent 2 years in mixed practice in Cumbria, followed by a year in Hexham. She has now moved back to Cumbria and is mainly involved on the small animal side of the practice.

Lucy Ferguson

BVM&S MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon
Lucy grew up in Glasgow and graduated from Edinburgh Unversity in 2016. Following a period working in the the North of Scotland she moved to Cumbria and joined Millcroft in August 2018. Lucy enjoys all aspects of mixed practice work.  

Rachael Frayne

BVSc MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon
Rachel started working for Millcroft in April 2012. She graduated from Bristol Vet School in 2008 and has worked in both a mixed practice and for an out of hours veterinary clinic in Lancashire. Rachel has a particular interest in small animal medicine and surgery.

Graeme Hutchison

BVSc MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon
Graeme grew up in Aberdeenshire and joined Millcroft shortly after graduation in July 2018. Graeme enjoys all aspects of mixed practice.

Emily Jones

BVMS MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon
Emily is a 2015 graduate of the Glasgow Veterinary School. She joined Millcroft after graduating and works on the small animal team in both Cockermouth and Workington

Jenna Lamb

BVM BVS MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon
Jenna is a local lass and qualified from Nottingham University in 2014. After 2 years working in the North East she came back to join the Millcroft team in 2016. Jenna works on the small animal team at both the Cockermouth and Workington surgeries

Matt Linnett

BVM&S MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon
Matt graduated from The Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies in Edinburgh in 2013. After spells in New Zealand and in North Yorkshire he moved to Cumbria and started work at Millcroft in 2016.

Julie Saxton

MA VetMB Cert SAC MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon
Julie qualified from the Vet College at Cambridge in 1988. Julie holds the RCVS Certificate in Small Animal Cardiology and specialises in heart cases. She also specialises in all aspects of ultrasonography.

Laura Sloan

BVetMed MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon
Laura qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in London in July 2010. After working in Thirsk and Easingwold in North Yorkshire she moved down to Winchester, before coming back north again to Cumbria to joint Millcroft in July 2014. Laura is involved in all areas of work at the practice.

Tessa Steele

BVMS MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon
After graduating from Glasgow Vet School in 2010, Tessa worked for a short spell in Ayrshire before coming to work at Millcroft. In 2012 she went of to travel and work in New Zealand for a year and in September 2013 came back to re-join the Millcroft team. Tessa is involved in all areas of work within the practice.

Vicki Temple

BVMS, CertAVP ZM, MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon
Vicki graduated from the Glasgow Vet School in 2001 and joined our team in July that year. She has a particular interest in exotic pets and after a lot of hard work and extra study, passed her RCVS Certificate in Zoo Medicine in 2013.

Beverley Watson

BVMS MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon
Beverley is a 2008 Glasgow graduate. She joined our team in 2008 and has a particular interest in small animals.

Ken Williamson

BVMS MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon
Ken is a Glasgow graduate, who qualified in 1982 and spent many years working in Stranraer.  He joined Millcroft in 2011 and his main focus is Large Animal.

Sophie Wright

BVSc MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon
Sophie graduated with distinction from the University of Liverpool Vet School in 2015. She worked in small animal practice initially in Liverpool then in Lancashire before moving north to join Millcroft in February 2018. Sophie works on the small animal side of the practice based mainly at our Cockermouth surgery.