Introducing Our Practice Team 

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Everyone at our practice is committed to providing you with the very best in pet healthcare. Our veterinary team bring a wealth of experience to the practice and have individually obtained high standards of professional qualification.


Mrs Shelley Jennings-Sharp
Mrs Shelley Jennings-Sharp
Veterinary Nurse Manager and Business Partner
BSc(Hons) RVN

Shelley is one of our Partners within the practice and brings a nursing point of view to the management team. She has a degree in Animal Science and is a Registered Veterinary Nurse. Shelley trained as a nurse in Kent and brings experiences from working in different surgeries. She has many animals at home including Bella the cat who she hand reared from 10 days old.

Mr Iain Sharp
Mr Iain Sharp
Practice Manager & Business Partner
Btec ND Animal Management

Iain is our Practice Manager and Partner and brings with him 11 years of retail experience. Iain's role is is a varied one within the practice from looking after our staff, accountancy, administration and taking care of our suppliers. He also runs all our social media too. Iain is married to Shelley and they both strongly believe in keeping the business a family run operation. Iain shares his office with his two rescue dogs, Toby the beagle cross and Gypsy the staffy cross.

Dr Asela Wimalatissa
Dr Asela Wimalatissa
Senior Veterinary Surgeon & Practice Pricipal
MRCVS

Asela has joined our practice from Australia and brings with him a wealth of experience in exotic and avian medicine and care. Outside of work, Asela is a member of the Manchester Fire and Rescue Bagpipe Band and has completed in competitions worldwide.

Mrs Claire Atkinson
Mrs Claire Atkinson
Veterinary Surgeon
MRCVS

Claire graduated in 2015 from Bristol University and has come to work for us as her first job in veterinary medicine, having completed an extra muriel studies placement with us during her final year at university. Claire has a strong interest in avian and exotic medicine and has two owned many pets including 2 bearded dragons.

Mrs Deborah Sedgwick
Mrs Deborah Sedgwick
Head Registered Veterinary Nurse
RVN

Deborah is our very experienced head nurse. She has been qualified since 1991 and has helped train many of our student nurses. Deborah has an interest in animal behaviour in which she has completed a course and helped many clients.

Mrs Rachel Beadsworth
Mrs Rachel Beadsworth
Registered Veterinary Nurse
RVN

Rachel has worked at our practice for over 20 years as both a receptionist and also a veterinary nurse. Rachel has seen many changes in veterinary medicine during her years in practice and the many great improvements in inpatient care.

Mrs Natalie Larner
Mrs Natalie Larner
Registered Veterinary Nurse and Clinical Coach
MBVNA ISFM CertFN RVN

Natalie qualified as a registered veterinary nurse in 2010. She then became a Clinical Coach and now helps with the training of our student nurses. Natalie has a passionate interest in all things cat related and has completed the International Cat Care Certificate in Feline Nursing. She is working with the veterinary surgeons to make this practice as cat friendly as possible.

Miss Shaunna Brady
Miss Shaunna Brady
Registered Veterinary Nurse
RVN, Btec ND in Animal Management

Shaunna qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in November 2012. Shaunna has recently become a mum for the first time and now works for us part time so as to be able to spend plenty of time at home enjoying her time with her daughter.

Miss Lois Brown
Receptionist

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