Our Nurses

Liz Hastings RVN Head Nurse

Liz is our Head Nurse.

She originally started nursing at the Woodborough Road Surgery way back when; and we were delighted when she came back to work with us. Liz is very interested inpatient care, particularly during long stays where she takes the time to assist feed them and giving the TLC they really need. She might be one of the craziest members of the team but she has a heart of gold. She currently runs puppy parties with fellow head nurse, Mel.

She has two daughters and several pets at home including her two naughty Jack Russells; Daisy and Ollie, cats; Jack Jack and Alfie, plus a long suffering husband! Liz is a huge Take That fan.

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Katie Huckle RVN

Katie is currently on maternity leave.

She qualified in 2006 and has been in practice since she was 17. She loves veterinary nursing but
particularly likes doing clinics and meeting clients as well as their pets.

In her spare time, she loves to spend time with her family and go for walks with Zacizoo – her much loved Jack Russell Terrier.

Marie Harrison RVN Deputy Head Nurse

Marie is our Deputy Head Nurse.

She trained with us as a student and has been with the team for over ten years. Marie really enjoys running weight clinics for pets, which she has been involved with for a long time.

Out of work she enjoys walking her labradors Bonnie and Benson and growing vegetables in her allotment.

Rachel Brennan RVN acting Deputy Head Nurse

My name is Rachel. I completed my veterinary nurse training at another small animal practice in the Nottingham area.

I have three beautiful cats; Mickey, Duchess and Leo and a bouncy dog called Pebbles. In my spare time, I enjoy reading and catching up on my favourite tv shows.

Lizzie Goode

I enjoy playing darts and follow Notts County ladies and men football clubs. Also enjoy watching Nottingham Panthers Ice Hockey Club of which I am a season ticket holder.

Chilling out normally consists of snuggling up on the sofa with my dog Princess who is a boxer/rottweiler cross who I rescued from the RSPCA when she was 8 months old.

Vikki St John

Vikki joined the practice as a receptionist in August 2008 and lives with her family in Burton Joyce. She has caring nature and huge heart and is our nursing auxilliary.

She really is a crazy cat lady and owns four of her own feline babies; Marie-Lou, Millie-Pru, Charlie Brown and George as well as her two human babies.

When there is time in her busy life for some relaxation, Vikki enjoys going to the gym, reading, home decor and spending time with friends and family.. and usually a large glass of wine!

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Christina Heath RVN

Christina qualified from Harper Adams University in September 2017and has been working in practice full time since July 2017. She started at Oak House in February 2018. Her interest is in medical/inpatient nursing.

Christina owns 2 St Bernards called Bailey and Barney, and 2 rabbits – Rocky and Ronnie.
In her spare time, she spends it with friends and family.

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Marlena Ruszkowska RVN

Marlena joined our nursing team in 2019 having trained & worked in Derby. I her spare time she enjoys playing tennis.

Vet Nurses