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Vets4Pets Altrincham

Meet the Altrincham Vet team

Nathan Fordham

Nathan Fordham 

Veterinary Surgeon & Owner

I graduated from Liverpool University in 2005 and then spent a year in a mixed practice in Dolgellau, North Wales before heading south to Cardiff to work for the UK's biggest animals' charity, the PDSA. While there, as I am particularly interested in orthopaedics surgery, I further studied to get a general practitioner's certificate in surgery.

After meeting my wife, I moved up to Manchester and since then have worked in a number of practices around the North West.  I wanted a new challenge and now this is the opportunity for me to open my own practice at Vets4Pets Altrincham. 

In my spare time I enjoy travelling, as well as snowboarding and kitesurfing: my favourite spot is Tarifa, in the South of Spain. We don't have pets at the moment but, having just bought a house, it's just a question of time.
Rachel Taylor

Rachel Taylor

Veterinary Surgeon

I graduated from Liverpool University having undertaken an elective period in veterinary anaesthesia. I have a keen interest in preventative health care and rabbit medicine. 

In my spare time I enjoy playing with my cat, Bean and fell-walking in the Lake District.

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Victoria Jones

Veterinary Surgeon

I graduated from the Royal Veterinary College (London) in 2015 and started my career as a mixed vet in Yorkshire, treating a wide range of species. 

I came to realise that my passion lay in small animal medicine and surgery, particularly emergency medicine and neurology and so I moved to Altrincham to join the Vets4Pets team. In my spare time I enjoy going to the gym, going for long walks and reading a good book.

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Sara Powell

Veterinary Care Assistant

In September 2016 I backpacked around Thailand and volunteered at an elephant sanctuary in Chiang Mai. Working with elephants every day and helping to make a difference for them made me realise I wanted to continue working with animals when I came home too.


I moved from Sheffield in December and have since started working at Vets4Pets and volunteering at Cats Protection in Warrington. In my spare time I take aerial acrobatics and gymnastics classes and spend my time with my two cats, Buffy and Kamina.

Leanne Flavell

Student Veterinary Nurse

I am a student veterinary nurse who began studying in 2015 after carrying out work experience at my local vets and realising it was the career I wanted to persue. I completed my two year course in animal management in 2015 and have always loved caring for animals.


In my spare time I enjoy visiting new places with my dogs and spending time with friends.
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Ashlee Cook 

Student Veterinary Nurse

Hi my name is Ashlee and I have been working at Altrincham since we first opened in 2014. I am currently in my final year before qualifying to be a registered veterinary nurse.


I was raised on a farm breeding Rouge de L'Ouest sheep so have been surrounded by animals my whole life.


I currently have a French bulldog called Byron and three horses; a Shire horse called Billie, a Thoroughbred x called Diego and a little Welsh pony called Tarrangon.

Eleanor Pass

Veterinary Nurse

I qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2002 from Rodbaston College in Staffordshire. I have worked in a number of veterinary practices in the UK giving me the opportunity to gain experience in many aspects of veterinary care including emergency cases, exotics and referral nursing. I have gained additional qualifications since including A1 assessor and clinical coach to be able to train student nurses and a Business Studies qualification. I have a special interest in Behaviour and Welfare and also hold the coape advanced diploma in behaviour and training in companion animals and BSc (hons) degree in Animal Behaviour and Welfare.

At home I have a Border Collie 'Archie' and three cats 'Cookie', 'Badger' and 'Monster'.


Megan Clarke


After studying Animal Behaviour at University and volunteering at the Cats Protection League, I wanted to continue working in an animal environment.


I enjoy working at Vets4Pets and two days are never the same! In my spare time, I enjoy travelling to different places and looking after my grumpy 17 year old cat called Billy.
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Kelly Vizma