Archway Veterinary Centre Staff

Our highly trained staff are committed to providing the best possible care for you and your pets. Meet the team at Archway Veterinary Centre by exploring the staff profiles below.


Tessa Walker BVetMed MRCVS

Tessa Walker BVetMed MRCVS

Tessa joined the Practice in 2003, developing a very loyal following at Archway, from where she works part time. The rest of her time is ...more

Tessa Walker BVetMed MRCVS

Tessa joined the Practice in 2003, developing a very loyal following at Archway, from where she works part time.

The rest of her time is fully occupied by family life and taking care of her children.

Suzy Thomas (nee Le Gresley) BVsc MRCVS

Suzy qualified in 2004 and started working at New Era Veterinary Hospital, before moving to the New Forest for 3 years and then returning to ...more

Suzy Thomas (nee Le Gresley) BVsc MRCVS

Suzy Thomas (nee Le Gresley) BVsc MRCVS

Suzy qualified in 2004 and started working at New Era Veterinary Hospital, before moving to the New Forest for 3 years and then returning to the island in 2010.

Her main areas of interest include ophthalmology, soft tissue surgery, and providing a personal service for her clients and patients; indeed, she is renowned for her bedside manner!

Her hobbies include reading, travel, singing in a choir (Vocalize) and socialising. She lives with her husband Nick (also a vet at New Era!) and cat Colin in Longueville.

 

Nick Thomas BVetMed, MRCVS

Nick qualified in 1998, and has worked in Somerset, Australia and the New Forest before settling in Jersey in 2010. He moved over with his ...more

Nick Thomas BVetMed, MRCVS

Nick Thomas BVetMed, MRCVS

Nick qualified in 1998, and has worked in Somerset, Australia and the New Forest before settling in Jersey in 2010. He moved over with his wife Suzy, who is originally from Jersey and is also a vet at Archway Veterinary Centre.

His main areas of interest are soft tissue surgery and endoscopy, and he would like to pioneer keyhole surgery in pets on the island in the future.

He has been the Archway Practice Manager since February 2012 and has started to refurbish and modernise the practice since taking the role. He is also a Clinical Director at New Era and is the Honorary Vet for the Jersey Kennel Club. His hobbies and interests include sport, food and drink, and travel. Nick and Suzy live in Longueville with their cat Colin.

Novella Brooks

Novella joined the practice over 20 years ago and during that time has built strong relationships with clients. When she’s not at work, Novella enjoy ...more

Novella Brooks

Novella Brooks

Novella joined the practice over 20 years ago and during that time has built strong relationships with clients. When she’s not at work, Novella enjoy travelling, socialising with friends and swimming. In the summer, she can often be found down on the beach. She has one cat called Rusty, who regularly visits the practice and keeps the staff entertained with his persistent meowing!

Ruth Skinner

Ruth and recently joined the team at Archway as their new veterinary nurse. Ruth has gained a wealth of experience since starting in a UK ...more

Ruth Skinner

Ruth Skinner

Ruth and recently joined the team at Archway as their new veterinary nurse.
Ruth has gained a wealth of experience since starting in a UK veterinary practice in 1987, working her way up from trainee to head nurse and eventually practice manager. Ruth moved to Jersey in 2008 with her husband, a Jerseyman, where she returned to veterinary nursing.
When not working Ruth can usually to be found dog walking or turning her hand to arts and crafts, painting and drawing pets and wildlife in particular.

Sara Barnard

Sara comes to us with over 20 years of customer service experience. She currently owns 3 dogs but also has experience with cats, rabbits and ...more

Sara Barnard

Sara Barnard

Sara comes to us with over 20 years of customer service experience. She currently owns 3 dogs but also has experience with cats, rabbits and small avians.

Outside of work her main interests are Rugby Union (Gloucester and England) and enjoys cooking, gardening and wine and gin tasting!!