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Client Care Team

Nicola Mellor
Ripon - Client Service Leader
Nicola Mellor
Client Care Assistant - Ripon
A bit about me...
After gaining a degree in Young Children's Learning and Development, Nicola has spent most of her career working in Early Years before switching to animals and joining Bishopton Vets in 2015.
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Outside of work Nicola is kept busy looking after her family and pets including two dogs, three cats, corn snake, guinea pig and stick insects. In her spare time Nicola enjoys walking, reading and spending time with family and friends.
Ruth Barron
Northallerton, Thirsk - Client Care Assistant
Ruth Barron
Client Care Assistant - Northallerton, Thirsk
A bit about me...

Ruth has joined Bishopton Vets in 2023 .

 

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Ruth is a keen horse rider and has recently taken up horse riding again which is keeping her fit !
Sariah Broadhead
Pateley Bridge - Client Care Assistant
Sariah Broadhead
Client Care Assistant - Pateley Bridge
A bit about me...

Sariah enjoys working in our Pateley Bridge Surgery and loves meeting the clients and their pets.

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Outside of work Sariah always has a cat on her lap and has walked hundreds of miles with her dogs past and present rambling the Dales.
Alex Cranfield
Thirsk - Client Care Assistant
Alex Cranfield
Client Care Assistant - Thirsk
A bit about me...

Alex grew up on a mixed farm with a pack of dogs, cats, chickens, small furries and ponies. She worked in hospitality for sixteen years before opting for a change of path and found herself in the veterinary world when she joined Bishopton in 2017.

One of Alex's roles within the practice is handling the small animal insurance claims. This involves seeing the claims all the way through from the initial logging of the claims forms, processing claims, speaking with clients and insurance companies to recording the received payments.

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Alex is a semi-professional classical singer and has sung in The Royal Albert Hall in London, Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, Carnegie Hall in New York and, more locally, for weddings and christenings. She has a degree in classical singing and a degree in hospitality management. During lockdown, Alex took up road cycling and enjoys it so much, she will be cycling the Coast to Coast in May.
Wendy Dobson
Easingwold - Client Care Assistant
Wendy Dobson
Client Care Assistant - Easingwold
A bit about me...

Wendy joined Bishopton in 2018 as a Client Care Assistant at our Easingwold surgery. She enjoys all aspects of the role enjoying getting to know clients and their pets and loves to get involved with handling pets for the vets when required.

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Outside of work Wendy has a dog called Ben and two cats Pumpkin and Pickle. She adores walking, plays in a Ladies Darts Team and enjoys watching cricket.
Lauren Flintoft
Ripon - Client Care Assistant
Lauren Flintoft

Outside of work, Lauren is a busy Mum to 4 boys and in any spare time she has, she is the lead singer in a band and has a keen interest in theatre and enjoys taking part in pantomines!

Client Care Assistant - Ripon
A bit about me...
Lauren has always had a keen interest in animals and has had lots of pets herself.
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Vivienne Graham
Ripon - Client Care - Insurance and Credit Control
Vivienne Graham

  

Client Care Assistant - Ripon
A bit about me...

Viv was born in the North East and has lived in Barnsley, York, South Africa and Lancashire before settling in Ripon a few years ago now.

Viv has worked in hospitality, the insurance industry and local government. She specialised in finance and is a qualified Accounting Technician.

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Away from work, Viv likes to practise yoga, cook at home, see friends and go for a long walks with her other half and her 8 year old Schnoodle, Archie.
Stacey Holme
Ripon - Client Care Assistant
Stacey Holme
Client Care Assistant - Ripon
A bit about me...
Stacey has worked at Bishopton since 2018, initially starting as a Client and Clinical Care Assistant before joining the Client Care Team earlier this year.
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Outside of work Stacey has a small menagerie of animals including, 2 dogs, a cat, 18 chickens, 2 ducks & 2 geese. She also takes in baby birds and rehabilitates them. In any spare time she enjoys baking/cooking and more recently, biking.
Jackie Johnson
Ripon - Client Care Assistant
Jackie Johnson
Client Care Assistant - Ripon
A bit about me...

Jackie joined Bishopton three and a half years ago as a Client Care Assistant and enjoys every minute of her job! A local lady Jackie has lived in Ripon all her life and has three grown up daughters.

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In her spare time Jackie loves going for long walks with her Sprocker Henley, gardening and decorating. She also has two cats,one of which she rescued from a car engine last year!
Katie Marshall
Ripon - Client Care Assistant
Katie Marshall
Client Care Assistant - Ripon
A bit about me...
Katie started working for Bishopton in 2019 and has loved getting to know clients and their beloved pets. Animals have always been a huge part of her life from having pets at home from a young age  to helping out on neighbouring farms whilst growing up in Pateley Bridge.
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Katie currently has two dogs at her family home - Bonnie (Golden Retriever) and Myla (Cocker Spaniel). Katie loves the outdoors and exploring natures beauty with her family. She is currently taking Myla to rally obedient training and loves bonding with her and learning new skills. Katie also enjoys cooking and F1 and is a keen supporter of Lewis Hamilton and has been to a number of Grandprixs over the years.
Henry Mellor
Ripon, Pateley Bridge - Client Care Assistant
Henry Mellor
Client Care Assistant - Ripon, Pateley Bridge
A bit about me...

Henry joined the Client Care Team in 2023 and enjoys meeting all the clients.

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Outside of work, Henry has a passion for music and plays guitar and piano. He also has 3 dogs and 2 cats.
Sara Ramon Moore
Ripon - Client Care Assistant
Sara Ramon Moore
Client Care Assistant - Ripon
A bit about me...

After finishing a degree in Youth and Community Education Sara spent over 10 years working in the homelessness sector in London. After becoming a mum (x2) she moved into the education sector and her last post was a pastoral and safeguarding role within a large North London sixth form.

Sara is now excited to join the team at Bishopton Vets

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Outside of work Sara spends her time walking her dog, wild swimming and trying to sew a ‘me made’ wardrobe.
Jacalyn Rogers
Ripon - Client Care Assistant
Jacalyn Rogers
Client Care Assistant - Ripon
A bit about me...
Jacalyn has spent the majority of her working history as a pharmacy dispenser and many years ago she even worked as a dispenser at Bishopton!  
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Jacalyn has lived for 12 years in Turkey before returning to Yorkshire. Her hobbies include her allotment, camping with some luxuries(!) and travelling when the opportunity arises.
Kim Stacey
Ripon - Senior Client Care Assistant
Kim Stacey
Client Care Assistant - Ripon
A bit about me...
Kim started at Bishopton in 2014 and enjoys helping clients and their pets. She loves all animals but is passionate about Boxers and French Bull Dogs.  
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Kim is part of Ripon City Netball Club, in her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, walking her Boxer dog Vinnie, and watching the cricket.
Angie Thompson
Ripon - Client Care Assistant
Angie Thompson
Client Care Assistant - Ripon
A bit about me...

Angie joined our Client Care Team in July 2021 after spending 24
years in Early Years Education at a local nursery, many of those years, as a deputy
manager.

 

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In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, and has recently become a grandma to two gorgeous grandsons. For relaxation she discovers new walks locally and also enjoys exploring Nidderdale and the Lake District. She loves gardening and has recently taken up knitting.
Emelia Veloza
Northallerton, Thirsk - Client Care Assistant
Emelia Veloza
Client Care Assistant - Northallerton, Thirsk
A bit about me...

Emelia has a mischievous cat named Gizmo, who she rescued as a kitten last year. In her spare time she enjoys reading and baking. Her favourite food and drink are chocolate and coffee – she couldn't survive without either!

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Lorraine Wilson
Ripon - Client Care Assistant
Lorraine Wilson
Client Care Assistant - Ripon
A bit about me...
Lorraine joined us in March 2022, she has spent the majority of her career working within the Ministry of Defence before moving to the Visitor Welcome Team at Fountains Abbey.
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Lorraine lives in Ripon with her family, plus two dogs and a rescue cat. In her spare time she is studying for her History degree with the Open University and for relaxation Lorraine likes to explore the Northumberland coast with her enthusiastic Labradors.