Meet The Team







  • Dr Rachel Warwick

    Rachel Warwick

    Veterinary Surgeon & Clinical Director

    BVetMed MRCVS

    Rachel graduated from Nottingham University in 2012, and spent time working in a range of practices across the country and travelling in New Zealand before joining our team in 2021. She loves all aspects of her role, but has a particular interest in cardiology and ultrasound. In her spare time she enjoys cycling, keeping fit and spending time with her family. 

     

  • Dr Alex Rowley

    Alex Rowley

    Veterinary Surgeon & Clinical Director

    BVSc MRCVS

    Alex Rowley graduated from Liverpool Vet School in 2012. Since then she has worked in a number of mixed and farm animal practices. Alex started working with Westpoint Daventry in 2017 which merged with Broughton Veterinary Group in 2021. Since the merge Alex has been one of the Clinical Directors of the business, now supporting all 4 branches. Alex enjoys her very varied role, combining clinical and managerial work. She particularly enjoys supporting the teams and striving to make Broughton Veterinary Group a great place to work and thus ensuring excellent client care.

    When Alex is not at work she spends time with her daughters and friends and enjoys gardening, DIY and climbing.

  • Carole Clarke

    Carole Clarke

    Practice Manager

    Carole has a background in administration, and worked as a bookkeeper for professional and industrial firms before joining our team in 2006. She enjoys the busy and varied nature of her role as practice manager, and has two cats called Claud and Florence at home. Her favourite pastimes include walking, skiing and sailing. 

     

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    Belinda McGrane

    Veterinary Surgeon

    BVetMed MRCVS

    Belinda graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 1990 and worked in a range of mixed practices before becoming one of our partners in 2017. She now works part-time at our Broughon Astley branch, and has a particular interest in soft tissue surgery and ultrasound. In her own time she enjoys cooking, theatre and volunteering at her daughter’s school.

     

  • Sam Hilton

    Sam Hilton

    Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

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    Georgina Papworth

    Veterinary Surgeon

    BVetMed MRCVS

    Georgina grew up on a farm in South Leicestershire and graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2013. She joined our team shortly after, and has since developed a keen interest in digital imaging, radiology and ultrasound. Outside of work she enjoys helping on her family farm, jogging in the countryside and socialising with friends.

     

  • Dr Chris McKay

    Chris McKay

    Senior Veterinary Surgeon

    BVSc MRCVS

    Chris graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2019 and started his career as a primary care veterinarian in companion animal practice. He subsequently joined the practice in 2021 as a mixed vet helping both companion and farm animals. During late 2022, Chris provided further focus on companion animal care and later became a Senior Vet at the practice in 2023, currently leading the team at the Leicester Branch. 

     

    Chris deeply cares about all aspects of clinical work at Broughton Veterinary Group and is especially passionate in areas such as: emergency critical care, internal medicine, diagnostic imaging (such as ultrasonography), dentistry, dermatology, and any behavioural concerns. Outside of clinic hours, Chris enjoys spending time with his family in Staffordshire as well as a variety of activities including Brazilian jiujitsu, bouldering, and playing bass guitar.

  • Laura O'Hanlon

    Laura O'Hanlon

    Senior Veterinary Surgeon

    BVSc MRCVS
  • Carmen Lanz

    Carmen Lanz

    Veterinary Surgeon

    MRCVS

    Carmen graduated from Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich in 2019 and started her career as a small animal vet in the UK soon after. Before joining Broughton Veterinary Group in 2023, she used to work for a small animal practice where she developed a strong interest in internal and feline medicine. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family and her two cats Rudy and Ralph and loves travelling around the world. 

  • Dr Alison Anderson

    Alison Anderson

    Veterinary Surgeon

    MRCVS
  • Ollie Morgan

    Ollie Morgan

    Veterinary Surgeon

    MRCVS
  • Rachel Bourne

    Rachel Bourne

    Head Nurse

    FdSc RVN

    Rachel studied animal management and welfare at university, and worked in various roles before deciding to pursue a career in the veterinary industry. She joined our team in 2015 and qualified three years later. She has a particular interest in feline behaviour, and has a cat of her own at home called Bella.

     

  • Lucy Adkins

    Lucy Adkins

    Leicester Head Nurse

  • Sarah Armstrong

    Sarah Armstrong

    Veterinary Nurse

    RVN

    Sarah joined our team in 2021 and enjoys all aspects of veterinary nursing. She previously worked as a horse riding instructor and also spent time working on a dairy farm in Australia for a year. In her spare time, she can be found taking long walks, going to the pub with friends, horse riding, baking and spending time with her family.

     

  • Tammy Whitbread

    Tammy Whitbread

    Veterinary Nurse

    RVN

    Tammy qualified in 2015 and joined our team the same year. She loves all aspects of her role, but has a special interest in critical care and post-operative nursing. She has many interests outside of work, but her little boy Harry is always the number one priority! When she does get a moment to herself, she loves going shopping and getting pampered. 

     

  • Beckie Jones

    Beckie Jones

    Veterinary Nurse

    RVN

    Becky graduated from Nottingham Trent University in 2014 and joined our team in 2021. She loves all aspects of her job, but has a particular passion for surgical nursing. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and children, shopping and going out for meals with friends.

     

  • Emily

    Emily Davoile

    Veterinary Nurse

    RVN

    Emily joined our team in 2015 and held a variety of roles before qualifying as a nurse. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, travelling, photography, baking and watching musicals! She also has a Norfolk terrier called Jasper at home.

     

  • Emily Stevenson

    Emily Stevenson

    Student Veterinary Nurse

    Emily joined our team in 2017 as a veterinary care assistant, and is now excited to be training as a veterinary nurse. Outside of work, she loves nothing more than spending time with her daughter, their dog Perrie, their cat Twiggy and horse, Ellie.

     

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    Eleanor Hill

    Student Veterinary Nurse

    Eleanor joined our team as a receptionist in 2018, and has an interest in both small and farm animals. She has a mischievous ginger cat called Maple and a rabbit called Elfie at home, who rules her garden. In her free time, she enjoys shopping, travelling, eating and going to get pampered with friends.

     

  • James Lech

    James Lech

    Animal Care Assistant

  • Sophie Reynolds

    Sophie Reynolds

    Animal Care Assistant

  • Julie Russell

    Julie Russell

    Receptionist

    Julie has a background in customer service and administration, and spent six years at another veterinary practice before joining our team in 2020. She has a passion for helping others and problem solving, and is a true animal-lover! She has two border collies and a guinea pig at home, and loves spending time with her family and grandchildren.

     

  • Daisy

    Daisy-May Allen

    Senior Receptionist

    Daisy joined our reception team in 2018 and held a range of responsibilities before settling as our senior receptionist. She is a huge people person and loves animals, especially cats! She has three cats of her own at home, called Dizzee Rascal, Stormzy and AJ, and enjoys going to the theatre, baking and spending time with friends and family.

     

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    Liz Henson

    Receptionist

    Liz joined our team in 2021 and loves talking to our clients and meeting their pets. She has a Jack Russell terrier called Joey and a Yorkshire Terrier Jack Russell cross called Ginni at home, and enjoys walking her dogs, horse riding and spending quality time with her grandchildren.

     

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    Chrissie Earl

    Receptionist

    Growing up on a farm meant that Chrissie developed a love of animals from a young age, and she worked as a show jumping groom, riding instructor and kennel maid for police dogs before joining our team. Outside of work, she enjoys playing tennis and rugby, going to music festivals, spending time with family and going for walks with her Labrador, Elsie. 

     

  • Karen Swann

    Karen Swann

    Receptionist

  • Lily Wright

    Lily Anstee

    Receptionist

  • Samantha Bagnall

    Samantha Bagnall

    Receptionist

  • Becky Brown

    Becky Brown

    Insurance Administrator