Heathfield Vets’ friendly and professional team care about as well as caring for your pets – we know just how important they are to you and your family.
Ian Killian – Vet : All Family Pets
Hello, I’m Ian.
I was born and raised on a game and livestock farm in the Eastern Province of South Africa. After the obligatory 5 1/2 years of student life at the University of Pretoria Onderstepoort Veterinary Faculty, I qualified in 1989.
Philip Snyman – Vet : All Family Pets
Hello, I’m Philip.
I was born in South Africa and as part of my National Service, I spent two years in the Infantry Corps of the South African Defence Force, before enrolling as a Veterinary student at Onderstepoort, The University of Pretoria’s …
Gerald Stam – Vet : All Family Pets
Hello, I’m Gerald.
I qualified from vet school in South Africa in 1987 and then worked as a vet during my army service. My first job was in a city practice in Kempton Park. I knew I wanted to work in a mixed practice, so after 9 months we moved …
Janet Nuttall – Vet : All Family Pets
Hello, I’m Janet.
I was born in Middlesex, but raised in Yorkshire, and I always intended returning to the north, after qualifying from the Royal Veterinary College, London in 1977. However, a position in a truly mixed practice was a rarity even …
Vicki Farrant – Head Vet Nurse
Hello, I’m Vicki.
I come from a local farming background and married into another local farming family. Both families originally had dairy herds, which sadly have now been sold, but I still enjoy working with the remaining stock on my husband’s farm …
Harriet Dabin – Deputy Head Vet Nurse
Hello, I’m Harriet.
I joined Heathfield Vets in 2010 as an Animal Care Assistant. I completed my Veterinary Nurse training at Plumpton College in August 2016. I was born in Gloucester, then I lived in Carmarthenshire, Wales – before moving to Heathfield …
Danielle Pope – Practice Manager
Hello, I’m Danielle.
I was reception team leader at Heathfield Vets from March 2011 and took over the role of practice manager in 2011. I live in Herstmonceux with my husband Mark, son Charlie, two budgies (Betty and Boris) and two fish …
Sue Evans – Reception
Hello, I’m Sue.
I first met my husband Paul as a pen friend, during the Gulf War. We married in 1992, and have two teenage boys. I have been with Heathfield Vets since 2002 and am one of the receptionists …
Claire Fordham – Reception
Hello, I’m Claire.
I joined Heathfield in April 2013 as a receptionist. Before joining, I worked for a local printing company providing admin support, however my real interest is with animals …
Deborah Batkin – Accounts
Hello, I’m Deb.
When I was 16, I asked to ‘see practice’ with Heathfield during my school holidays, little knowing that I was destined to become one of our longest serving staff members. Starting with a part-time evening position …