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Vets4Pets Nottingham Netherfield

Meet the team


Will Newbury


Veterinary Surgeon and Joint Venture Partner

Will qualified from the University of Cambridge in 2009 and has worked in small animal practice ever since.

He has a particular interest in small animal medicine, in which he has completed an RCVS certificate but is equally happy performing soft tissue surgery.

Outside work he enjoys spending time with his young family, walking his Border Terrier, Stig and supporting the mighty Leicester Tigers.

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Lizzie Frankling MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

Lizzie has been a vet for seven years now and graduated from the Royal veterinary college in London. She has several pets of her own. Her Jack Russell terrier Alfie loves coming to work and sitting in the staff room.

She also has a very naughty cat called Gustav and two bunnies - Sheldon who was a stray brought into work and Amy who was adopted to be his friend.

Her main hobby outside of work is horses and riding. She have three ponies; a Highland pony called Merlin who she loves to compete in eventing with and two semi-retired oldies called Millie and Ralph. A combination of this menagerie and work keeps her very busy!

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Adina Sirel

Head Nurse and Practice Manager

Adina started as an animal care assistant in 2000 and qualified as a veterinary nurse from Myerscough in 2005. Since then she has worked for a number of years in emergency clinics gaining experience in critical care cases. She has also become a clinical coach, helping to train and support a number of student veterinary nurses.

Adina has a keen interest in rabbit medicine and has three rescue rabbits of her own at home along with three dogs, two cats, two guinea pigs, two goldfish and a lizard! She also has a busy home life with four children, the two newest additions to the family being twin boys born in August 2015.

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Louise Smithers BCM BVS MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

Louise graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2013 and has been working in small animal practice since. After working in Surrey for 3 years she moved back to Nottingham and joined Vets4Pet's Netherfield as a locum and never left! Louise has a particular interest in cats and feline medicine. She lives with her partner on a thorough-bred stud farm, and has two elderly cats called Muffin and Tasha, a springer spaniel called Luna and a minature Dacshund called Axel.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family, walking with the dogs and eating nice food!
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Jenny Smith

Veterinary Nurse

Jenny qualified in 2016 and has been with Vets4Pets Netherfield since 2013. Her greatest passions in veterinary nursing are cats and anaesthesia. She is looking to further her skills in both areas through post graduate qualifiactions. When not nursing she loves nothing more than being home with her three cats, brothers Bob and Woody and her hand reared cat Dipstick, as well as taking long walks in the countryside with her sisters Springer Spaniel Indie. She also has two rescue Guinea pigs Peanut and Squid and a rescue Lion Head Rabbit Damian.

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Emma Townley BVM BVS MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

Emma graduated from the university of Nottingham in 2015. She has been working with small animals since. She has an interest in surgery, but also loves meeting the “golden oldies” and helping our older pets stay healthy in their later years.

Outside of work she enjoys going for long walks with her Spaniel Skipper, as well as travelling. Last year she went free diving with sharks while on holiday.She also has two very cheeky bunnies - Dora and Sprout.

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Alex Clayton

Receptionist & Trainee Nurse

Alex joined the Netherfield team in June 2015 and is hoping one day to become a student veterinary nurse. She enjoys the opportunities to interact with clients and their animals that working for the Vets4Pets team provides.

Her favourite pet name she has come across so far from meeting so many pets is 'Tizza Cat'! At home she has a tank full of fish, a rabbit with one eye called Bumper, two cats called Eric and Thunder Paws and a horse called Cracker Jack the 5th.

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Hannah Simms


Hannah joined the Netherfield team in December 2016 after completing her masters in endangered species recovery and conservation. She has a pet tortoise called Ate and a tortoiseshell cat called Saffi. Both were rescued and love causing trouble.