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.


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, travel and music (he is a guitarist in the practice band Wrong Direction!). 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!

Jennifer Clark RVN

Jenny qualified in 2009 in the same class as Olivia. After working at a local vets in Doncaster she decided to flee the nest and ...more

Jennifer Clark RVN

Jennifer Clark RVN

Jenny qualified in 2009 in the same class as Olivia. After working at a local vets in Doncaster she decided to flee the nest and move to Jersey.  She has been at New Era since 2014 and since January 2020 has moved to a more administrative role while still using her nursing knowledge, processing all our insurance claims.

Ruth Skinner RVN

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

Ruth Skinner RVN

Ruth Skinner RVN

Ruth 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.

Nicole Visagie

Nicole graduated in 2018 from a four year course in Veterinary physiotherapy at Equine Librium College, South Africa. She worked in Namibia for 6 months ...more

Nicole Visagie

Nicole Visagie

Nicole graduated in 2018 from a four year course in Veterinary physiotherapy at Equine Librium College, South Africa. She worked in Namibia for 6 months as an equine and small animal physiotherapist and has now recently joined the New Era team. She is registered with the National Association of Veterinary Physiotherapists (NAVP) and has a certificate in K-laser.

Nicole has always been a country girl with a love for animals as she grew up in the country side in Italy and then moved to Africa. Horse riding and her job are her two biggest passions but she also enjoys hiking and used to love teaching her pet chickens tricks!

 

 

Carla Mackay RVN

Carla qualified in 2011 from Myerscough College after working her way up from a kennel assistant here in Jersey After a 4 year break away ...more

Carla Mackay RVN

Carla Mackay RVN

Carla qualified in 2011 from Myerscough College after working her way up from a kennel assistant here in Jersey

After a 4 year break away from practice she is now back with us at Archway. She enjoys all aspects of nursing as every day brings new challenges and highs.

When she isn’t working Carla can be found out and about with her dogs, doing agility or in her wellies with her ever growing flock of fancy chickens