Meet the Team

Nurses & Animal Carers

Louise James Louise Geddes Registered Veterinary Nurse RVN

Louise qualified as veterinary nurse from Myerscough college in January 2003 and since then has locumed throughout England and Australia before settling at West Lakeland Veterinary Group in Feb 2007. When not at work she enjoys travelling, cooking and walking her border collie Izzy.

Becky Putland Becky McGrady Registered Veterinary Nurse RVN

Becky joined the practice in 2007 as a receptionist and, after training in pet grooming, went on to qualify as a veterinary nurse. Becky is interested in dog training and behaviour and is a qualified instructor. At home she entertains 3 rescue dogs and a herd of guinea pigs!

Jade Courty Registered Veterinary Nurse RVN

Since qualifying as a Veterinary Nurse in April 2007, Jade has worked in Oxfordshire, Lancashire, and Glasgow, and has now settled back home in Cumbria. She enjoys all aspects of the job, from meeting happy patients in reception, to nursing them through the tough times. As well as her nursing role, Jade is also one of our Clinical Coaches to the trainee nurses and is soon to be studying her own course, a Certificate in Emergency and Critical Care. Jades Border Terrier, Bracken, often accompanies her wherever she goes.

Jordan Holliday Jordan Holliday Registered Veterinary Nurse RVN

Jordan joined the Whitehaven team in September 2013 and recently achieved her diploma in veterinary nursing from Newton Rigg College. Jordan likes to socialise with friends and walk her Labrador Max.

Gemma Slater Registered Veterinary Nurse RVN

Gemma joined the Egremont branch in June 2016, following achieving a Bsc Honours in Veterinary Nursing and Practice Management at Harper Adams University Shropshire. She has an interest in all aspects of her job, from meeting clients to assisting the vets during operations.  Outside of work, she enjoys working on the family small holding with her collie Bess and showing pedigree limousin cattle at local shows.

Georgia Murray Georgia Murray Groomer & Receptionist

Georgia joined the Whitehaven team in September 2012 and is now a qualified pet groomer along with achieving a diploma in animal management from Newton Rigg college.  When not at work Georgia enjoys socialising with friends, art and walking her dogs Mia, Elsa, Dougie and Molly

Emma Atkinson Trainee Veterinary nurse

Emma joined the Egremont team in June 2015 and began studying towards her diploma in veterinary nursing at Myerscough College in September 2015. Emma enjoys all aspects of her job from greeting clients and their pets in reception, to nursing them throughout their time in the surgery. When not at work or revising, Emma is an active member of the West Cumberland pony club with her horse Omen, and enjoys socialising with friends and running with her Labrador Polo.

Rachel Mork Pet groomer/Animal Carer

Rachel joined our Egremont team in September 2014 and is a qualified pet groomer having completed her training with Myerscough college. When not at work she likes to take her dog Merlin to the beach and likes to get her nails done .

Catherine Symonds Pet Groomer

Catherine started work at our Whitehaven branch in February 2016 and really enjoys her job in the grooming parlour. In her spare time she enjoys listening to music and going out with friends .

Jade Goodwin Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Jade joined the Whitehaven team in Feb 2015 and is currently doing a one year placement having completed the first year of her Veterinary nurse training through Newton Rigg College . When not at work jade enjoys listening to music and spending time with her friends

Lorna Kelly Trainee Pet Groomer/animal carer

Lorna joined the Whitehaven team in 2015 and is working towards a qualification in pet grooming and animal care through Newton Rigg college. In her spare time she enjoys going to the cinema and walking her dog Mitch

Abigail Edgar Trainee Pet groomer

Abi joined the Egremont team in September 2016 as a trainee pet groomer. Since then Abi has qualified as a pet groomer and is working towards her Diploma in animal care and management at myerscough college. Outside of work Abi enjoys walking her dogs Poppy and Loki, and socialising with friends.

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Egremont Surgery
55 Main Street
Egremont
Cumbria
CA22 2DB

Tel: 01946 820312
Whitehaven Surgery
Preston Street
Whitehaven
Cumbria
CA28 9DL

Tel: 01946 693303