The Team

Dr Gillian White BVSc MRCVS : Veterinary Surgeon and Branch Partner
Gillian qualified from Bristol in 2005. Over the last 11 years, she has worked in various fields of small animal practice including first opinion, referral and emergency-critical care. Gill Joined Alsager Vet Centre in Jan 2016. She  lives in Cheshire with her 2 rescued lurchers, 2 guinea pigs and tortoise. She enjoys all aspects of first opinion practice but has particular interests in soft tissue surgery, orthopaedic surgery and emergency critical care. In her spare time she enjoys running and regularly runs half marathons/marathons, raising money for animal charities.

Dr Lucy Graham BVMS MRCVS:  Veterinary Surgeon
Lucy graduated from Glasgow Veterinary School 11 years ago and has spent her career in small animal practice, the last 3 years with Alsager Vet Centre. She particularly enjoys emergency and critical care, and feline medicine. At Alsager she is the Cat Advocate and responsible for making the practice as feline friendly as possible. At home she has 2 children, 2 hand reared slightly naughty cats and a rescued Horsefields tortoise.

Dr Alice Hewitt BVetMed (Hons) MA MRCVS: Veterinary Surgeon
After qualifying with honours from the Royal Veterinary College in 2004, Alice spent three years in small animal and equine practice in Kent before moving north to Cheshire to focus on small animal work. After taking some time out of practice to start a family and complete a Masters Degree in Bioethics and Medical Law, Alice joined the group in December 2015. Alice has a particular interest in small animal medicine and imaging. When she’s not at work, she enjoys being out and about with her two small boys who keep her very busy and active.

Andrea Lyons DipHE CVN DipAVN RVN: Veterinary Nurse
Andrea’s veterinary career started at the Willows Veterinary hospital in 2004, where she worked for 10 years, gaining her nursing qualification, assessor qualification and advanced nursing diplomas along with lots of varied medical, surgical and critical care experience. Andrea then went to a Congleton branch following maternity leave and after 18 months made the transfer to Alsager with Gill. She enjoys all aspects of nursing, particularly geriatric care. Andrea has 3 cats (all rescues from her time at Hartford!) and has recently acquired 2 lovely rescue bunnies, Bramble and Luna.

Liam Grocott: Trainee Nurse
Liam has worked at Alsager vet Centre since the practice first opened  in 2012. He is currently in his second year of Nurse training and is hoping to qualify in 2017. He has a particular interest in anaesthesia. Liam has two Jack Russell Terriers called Zak and Jazz, Two Degus called Frank and Brian and a lovely rescue Ferret called Frankie.

Victoria Smith: Receptionist
Victoria has been a veterinary receptionist for 22 years. She lives locally and has 2 dogs. Victoria loves her job and was awarded the Petplan Support Staff of the Year award in 2015.

Lisa Evans: Receptionist
Lisa’s love of animals came from  growing up in the countryside. She loves talking to owners about their pets and has a lilac ragdoll kitten called Rosie who follows her everywhere and is always wanting a cuddle.

Katie Ford: Veterinary Care Assistant
Katie has always  had a passion for animals and her long term goal is to become Veterinary Nurse. During the summer Katie has been working for the RSPCA as a Wildlife Assistant at the Stapeley Grange Wildlife Hospital and Cattery.  Her main role was to help towards rehabilitating sick, injured and orphaned wildlife. Previously Katie has gained experience and qualifications up to a British Horse Society Stage 3 Level, for Equine Care and Management. She own a retired racehorse called Snoopy who, after a successful racing career, now lives a quiet life with his herd.