Michelle Phillips - Practice Manager
Michelle joined the Market Vets team in May 2014 and is Practice Manager in charge of the Customer Service Team across both branches. Based largely in South Molton, you'll often see her helping out behind the reception desks at either branch.
In her spare time Michelle has three very active children who like to keep her busy either at the side of a football pitch, cheerleading display or athletics track.
Jane Burgess - Barnstaple Branch Manager
Jane joined us in January 2009, having moved to Devon from Buckinghamshire. She knows the area well as her horse Zim was kept in Croyde for the last few years of his life.
She is based at Barnstaple where she has taken on the role of Branch Manager, and also enjoys spending time on reception. Since working for Market Vets, Jane has completed a Veterinary Practice Receptionist Course.
In her spare time Jane enjoys walking her excitable Springer Spaniel Bauer, who is quite the comedian!
Fiona Latimer - Receptionist - South Molton
Fiona joined the practice in January 2016. She is thoroughly enjoying her role and loves working with the animals.
She spends her free time out and about with friends and family and is happiest at the beach!
Ruth Beaver - Receptionist - Barnstaple
Ruth is one of our receptionists in Barnstaple and joined Market Vets in Feb 2015 after moving from Buckinghamshire. She has experience in customer care, working over 15 years in advertising in both London and Bristol, as well as a degree in Marketing and Psychology.
In her spare time, her four year old daughter Grace keeps her busy and they both enjoy walking Nanny's energetic flatcoat on the local beaches. In October, she added a eight week old working cocker spaniel Mabel to her family!
Ley Doyle - Receptionist - South Molton
Ley is one of our South Molton Receptionists and joined Market Vets in 2004. Ley has gained an NVQ in customer service and has completed other courses to improve her computer skills, learning about animal nutrition and client care.
Ley has a grown up family who are all manipulated by her middle aged cat Macavity!
Karen Hurst - Receptionist - Barnstaple
Karen has worked for Market Vets since February 2015, having transferred from the leisure industry. She has a dog named Marley and two cats named Roman and Sidney.
She loves all animals, great or small and particularly loves cuddles with all the new puppies that come into the practice.
Poppy Hall - Receptionist - South Molton
Poppy joined the Practice in June 2014 and works as part of the Reception team in both the South Molton and Barnstaple branches. However she can still be found helping the Vets and Nurses as she has completed her Veterinary Care Assistant Qualification.
In her spare time she enjoys walking her dog, showing her Miniature Shetland ponies and doing home improvements. She is now on maternity leave looking after her new baby boy, Henry.
Sara Fleischman - Receptionist - South Molton
Sara joined Market Vets in June 2017. Working across both South Molton and Barnstaple branches, she really enjoys meeting everyone's pets.
Based in Braunton, she loves walking her two dogs, Biscuit and Pepper across the Burrows come rain or shine. In her spare time, she enjoys being active, especially running and has impressively run the London Marathon twice to date!!
Heidi Green - Receptionist - South Molton
Katie Todd - Receptionist - Barnstaple
Katie joined us in our Barnstaple branch in May 2018, working part-time Mon-Fri 8.30am-2pm.
Having gained experience as a Dental Practice receptionist previously, she now splits her time between here and at home with her 23 month old baby son Edward, who keeps her very busy.
Becky Whelan - Receptionist - Barnstaple
Becky joined our Barnstaple team in December 2018, working full-time.
She gained experience in retail over the last 10 years in Barnstaple. As well as her full-time job, she is also mum to 17 year old James and 11 year old Daisy, who belong to a myriad of clubs, keeping her very busy. The fourth member of this family is Duke, their yellow lab and in her moment of spare time, she likes relaxing at home and walking her dog with the family.