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Medivet Enfield 24 Hour Hospital is managed by Veterinary Surgeons Carli Bentley and Kelly Lawless. They are also assisted by Head Nurse, Anna D'Souza, and a team of nurses and receptionists.
As well as our permanent staff at Enfield, we also have a team of mobile staff who work in several Medivet practices across Middlesex and surrounding areas. View a list of our mobile staff members who may work at Enfield from time to time.
The staff at Enfield aim to deliver the highest standards of veterinary care with a personal and caring attitude. We remain dedicated to providing services of the highest standards in a sympathetic, friendly and reassuring manner.
Carli Bentley - Branch Partner and Veterinary Surgeon
I graduated from Bristol University in 2009 and started working at Medivet Enfield in November 2010. Since then, I have become branch partner and completed my Internal Medicine Certificate. I have a keen interest in abdominal ultrasonography. I live with 2 cats called Pig and Hilda; a domestic moggy and a super high maintenance Sphinx!
Kelly Lawless - Branch Partner and Veterinary Surgeon
I started working for Medivet in August 2010 as a floating vet after I graduated at the Royal Veterinary College. I became a partner at the Enfield hospital in 2013. I am currently studying for a certificate in small animal surgery, but also have a particular interest in exotic animal medicine. I share my home with 2 lovely rescue cats, Lucy and John, and like the rest of the team here I am cat mad!
Joe Wyatt – Veterinary Surgeon
I studied at the University of Cambridge and obtained my MA VetMB in 2008. I also completed my post-graduate Certificate in Small Animal Surgery in 2014. Prior to joining Medivet, I was the senior vet at PDSA Basildon & Southend on Sea Pet Hospital. My special area of interest is orthopaedics. At home, I have two short-haired cats called Wiggins and Flo, and a whippet called Neil. Outside of work, I love to go camping.
Ińaki Prado Checa – Night Veterinary Surgeon
I qualified as a veterinary surgeon and graduated from the University of León (Spain) in 2013. I gained clinical experience at a busy SA hospital in my home town and also completed a rotating internship through the University of León. After I moved to the UK, prior to joining Medivet, I spent several months working in Norfolk. I have a keen interest in internal medicine (particularly cardiology), emergencies, laboratorial analysis and ultrasonography. When I am not at work I enjoy sports, travelling and playing the guitar!
Giulia Toth – Night Veterinary Surgeon
I qualified as a veterinary surgeon in 2013 and graduated from the University of Bologna, in Italy. Before joining Medivet, I spent three months at a clinic for exotic pets in Rome and another three months in the veterinary department at Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago. After these internships, I was selected for a small animals rotating internship at a referral centre in Novara for one year. I am particularly interested in exotic pets and surgery. At home, I have a Westie named Penelope. In my spare time, I train as a long distance runner and enjoy studying foreign languages. At the moment, I am learning Japanese.
Jessica Fleet – Resident Veterinary Surgeon
I hold a degree in Bio-veterinary Sciences in 2012, and Veterinary Medicine in 2016 from The Royal Veterinary College. Before Medivet I focused on my studies, studying at both college and university. I enjoy emergency critical care and hope to continue developing this whilst in practice. At home, I have a Shih Tzu called Charlie, a bearded dragon called Tango and a large amazon aquarium with lots of discus and Angle fish. Outside of work, I enjoy taking my dog for walks through Lea Valley Park and I play rugby for Cuffley Women’s Rugby Team.
Hannah Lipscomb – Resident Veterinary Surgeon
I obtained my BVetMed in July 2016 from the Royal Veterinary College. After completing my A-levels, I took a gap year and qualified as a yoga teacher. I then went to vet school and fulfilled my ambition of becoming a vet. My special interests lie within diagnostic imaging, especially ultrasonography. At home I have an English Springer Spaniel named Holly who loves chasing squirrels! Outside of work I enjoy running, swimming, cooking and most of all walking in the woods with my doggy!
Anna D'Souza - Head Veterinary Nurse
I started veterinary nursing in 2005 and came to Medivet Enfield as a student nurse in 2008. When I qualified in 2010 with a first class honours degree in veterinary nursing. I worked briefly as the night nurse, before becoming the Head Veterinary Nurse. I have always had a passion with working with animals, especially cats and have a cheeky two cats called C.C. I have an interest in feline behaviour and enjoy teaching our student nurses in our training practice
Sophie Lawrence - Deputy Head Veterinary Nurse
My veterinary career began when I joined Medivet in 2008, I later completed my studies and qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2012. My passion is nursing, I could not imagine living my life any other way. I am currently undertaking my advanced veterinary nursing certificate, which despite the difficulty is an excellent way to progress and support my clinic. I have a particular interest in emergency and critical care. Like any veterinary nurse knows it's impossible not to take your work home with you, I hand reared two kittens delivered via caesarian section and after becoming their surrogate mummy (bottle feeding every 2 hours), they have not left my side since. The other loves in my life are my two dogs, Sadie the doberman and Sweep the Cocker Spaniel.
Seana Morris – Veterinary Nurse
I have obtained my advanced FETAC level 6 Veterinary Nursing Certificate from St Johns Central College in Cork, Ireland. Before joining Medivet, I worked in Dunnes as a retail assistant. Back in my hometown Letterkenny I have two feisty little Jack Russel’s names Tara and Buddy whom I miss dearly. Outside of work I love to travel and explore new places.
Emma Disley - Student Veterinary Nurse
I studied for a diploma in animal management at Capel Manor College and then worked at Tesco for 7 years, before joining Medivet in March 2014. I have done a range of work experience at zoos, vets and kennels. I hope to become a qualified vet nurse in the future.
Kathy Righelato - Veterinary Nurse (Part-time)
I am a qualified veterinary nurse and have worked part-time at this surgery for the past 6 years. I have been with Medivet for 1 year. I chose veterinary nursing as a career because I have always had a keen interest in caring for animals and the medical field. I am interested in pet nutrition, animal behaviour and dog training. I will be helping to run the weight and dental clinics. My pets include my dog, 'Lucky', 2 budgies and a tortoise.
Jade Kemp - Night Student Veterinary Nurse
With my GCSE's and A-levels done, I was off to university to study Philosophy. Unfortunately, this ended up playing second fiddle to my love of animals! So, after my first year I decided that I wanted to pursue my dream of working with animals. What better place than Medivet to fulfil that dream? I hope to meet new people, make new friends (both furry and non-furry!) and be a part of a team that takes care of the well-being of peoples' pets! I am cat crazy and think I will have to forcibly stop myself from becoming a cat lady!
Nicole Bottomley - Student Night Veterinary Nurse
I had been working for Medivet on a voluntary basis for 7 months before starting a paid role in December 2012. At home I have an 8 month old Cocker Spaniel, a black cat and 2 guinea pigs. I'm looking forward to training to become a qualified veterinary nurse and working with a great team.
Abigail Cichosz – Patient Care Assistant
I was all set, packed and ready to study History at university…and then I realised that wasn't the right career path for me at all. So I decided to turn my life upside down and start again to persue my dreams in the veterinary world in hope that one day I can become a qualified vet nurse, and continue to help those furry, and not so furry, friends in need! At home I have two very hyper German Shepherds (Serenity and Ellijah) and four very attention seeking cats (Dave, Willow, Zechariah and Charlotte).
Rebecca Ure – Patient Care Assistant
I have completed a general animal care course. Before joining Medivet, I was involved with the horse racing industry, training up horses before they raced. At home I have a Jack Russel X Staff called Poppy, a Dachshund X Collie called Tiny, a Staff called Wyni, and a cat called Noodle. Outside of work I enjoy going to gym and taking my dog Poppy to agility classes.
Robyn Grange – Patient Care Assistant
I have a degree and am currently studying for my A Level in Biology. I am particularly interested in orthopaedic surgery. My family always had Irish Red Setters while I was growing up; I hope to have a Cockerpoo in the future. In my spare time I love walking my friend’s dog called Betsy – we go out for hours walking in the forest!
Gail Baldwin - Head Client Care Assistant
I began working at Medivet Enfield in December 2013 after being in the photographic industry for 30 years. I am enjoying my new career and I am lucky to have a great team around me.
Theresa Cox - Client Care Assistant
I joined the A120 5 years ago as the afternoon Receptionist, after a long career as a Receptionist with the Department of Environment & Transport for 13 years, I then joined Enfield. The reward is so great and very hands on, I love it. I have a Lilac Burmese cat who is so spoilt and rules us all, she is called Lyla Cat and is 5 years old and my baby.
Hannah Morton - Client Care Assistant
I studied Music at University, and then went on to work in the Photography industry for 15 years. I then trained and qualified as a Cosmetic Tattooist before joining Medivet as a Client Care Assistant which is a completely new but exciting experience.
Stacey Harris – Client Care Assistant
Before joining Medivet, I worked as a receptionist for four years in a GP surgery. I love fulfilling client’s needs and offering help where I can. At home, I have a rabbit, a cat and a snake, and my partner has a dog. In my spare time, I enjoy watching hockey, shopping, reading, going for long walks in the woods with the dog and watching films.
Nicky Savva – Client Care Assistant
I joined the Enfield reception team in 2014, I have always worked in admin/finance and I am qualified as a Reflexologist. After taking time out to raise my 2 wonderful children, I then decided I wanted to go back to part-time work. I really enjoy working at Medivet and getting to meet clients and their pets! At home I have a cute budgie called Bluebell.
David Abratt - Senior Partner and Veterinary Surgeon
I grew up in South Africa surrounded by many pets and always wanted to be a vet as far back as I can remember. After qualifying I worked in a variety of small animal practices both in South Africa and the UK before joining Medivet Kingsbury in 2007. Now I also help manage Medivet Dalston and Enfield. My veterinary interests include minimally invasive veterinary diagnostics and treatment such as ultrasound, endoscopy and laparoscopy (keyhole surgery). I met my wife Caroline in the UK and have 2 young daughters, a Boston terrier named Zak and a bearded dragon named Valentine.
Sarah Gilcreest - Enfield Area Manager
I have been working at Medivet since March 2003, aged 17. I originally started as a patient care assistant, and remained in practice for 11 years before joining the Support Centre as Watford’s assistant area manager. Since January 2016, I have been working as the Enfield area manager which I am really enjoying. At home we have 2 gorgeous cats Abbie and Millie who we adore.