Our collective desire to provide excellence in veterinary care, and our shared belief that pets are part of the family bonds us as a dedicated, efficient and cheerful team.

Veterinary Surgeons

Dr Zoe Gilbert-Pocock

BSc (Hons) BVSc, GPCertFelP, MRCVS

Director & Veterinary Surgeon

As co-director of the practice, my time at work is split between consulting and managing. Everyday tasks include overseeing the running of the practice and taking care of the finances and administration, as well as holding consultations with pets and their owners and carrying out operations too.

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Dr Ben Gilbert-Pocock

BVSc, MRCVS

Director & Veterinary Surgeon

As well as co-owning Monument Vets, I am also a huge animal lover, having been an Animal Welfare Foundation (AWF) South-West Representative, as well as having stood on on the council of the Cornwall Veterinary Association (CVA) for several years.

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Dr Eleanor Hoskin

BVetMed MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

As a Veterinary Surgeon at Monument Vets, my day includes a mixture of consulting, dealing with medical in-patients and surgery. I work across both the Camborne and Redruth practices, and love the surgical aspect of my role.

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Dr Paul Thomas

MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

I graduated from the University of Liverpool in 1993 with a bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Sciences, and as a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons I’ve enjoyed working with people’s pets ever since.

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Dr Sophie Evans

MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

I qualified as a vet from Nottingham University in 2013 and have worked in Cornwall ever since. My job at Monument involves consulting and operating at both the Redruth and Camborne surgeries. I enjoy the challenge of both medical and surgical cases. I also love getting to know people and their pets.

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Dr Dean Barry

MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

I graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2012 and spent 4 years in mixed practice in Leicester treating small and large animals. After having my fair share of TB testing and being covered in cow muck, I decided to pursue my love of small animals and the seaside and move to a small practice in Cornwall.

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Dr Abigail Nicholls

BSc BVSc MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

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Veterinary Nurses

Sarah Curnow

RVN

Head Nurse

I qualified as a registered veterinary nurse in 2003, and have discovered that I particularly enjoy working with cats – perhaps because I have one of my own at home…

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Bethany Leonard-Williams

RVN

Duputy Head Nurse

My job typically involves patient care, anaesthetic monitoring, assisting in operations when required, radiography, laboratory work, nurse clinics, and hygiene control – it’s a varied role! I love meeting clients and their pets with preventative health care clinics being my favourite aspect of the role.

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Amy Usher

RVN

Veterinary Nurse

My role is broad and varied, often including tasks such as admitting pet admissions, in-house laboratory work, anaesthetic work during surgery, radiography consultations, puppy parties and insurance claim management. As a clinical coach, I also help to train veterinary nursing students at the practice.

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Sarah Edwards

RVN

Veterinary Nurse

I’ve worked at Monument for six years, and no two days are the same! My job as a veterinary nurse is so varied, and includes things like pre-op checks and anaesthetic monitoring, taking blood sample and doing lab work, even reception duties from time to time.

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Emily Hicks

RVN

Veterinary Nurse

As a veterinary nurse at Monument my job involves setting up for operations and procedures, caring for inpatients, laboratory and dispensary work, helping out on reception, and running nurse clinics – my favourite part of the job!

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Sarah Wolff

RVN

Veterinary Nurse

What I enjoy most about my job is getting to know patients, and trying to make them feel safe and less nervous in the veterinary environment.

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Naomi Hope

RVN

Veterinary Nurse

I started working at Monument Vets in the summer of 2018. I have a varied role but particularly enjoy medical nursing and emergency work.

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Gemma Hale

RVN

Veterinary Nurse

I have just qualified as a RVN with a foundation degree. I enjoy all aspects of the job, especially laboratory work, bandaging, wound management and inpatient care.

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Customer Care Team

Elaine Andrewartha BSc (Hons), FCA

Practice Manager

I am a Chartered Accountant, which stands me in good stead for the part of my job that involves maintaining the accounts! However, I am also responsible for coordinating the managerial and administrative aspects of the business, including client communication, marketing, office management, statutory and ethical requirements, and personnel management.

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Matt Livingstone

Head Receptionist

I’m known as Matt also as Big T… Don’t ask!

As a receptionist I am often the first face you see or first voice you hear; responsible for registering clients, making appointments, accounts, advice, dispensing, cleaning and various other supporting roles.

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Tina Philp

Receptionist

I am one of the first faces you will see when you come in to the practice. As a receptionist, my main duties are to meet and greet clients, deal with phone enquiries, book appointments, take payments and process repeat prescriptions.

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Lynsey Whitfeld

Receptionist

Most of my work time is spent dealing with phone enquiries and booking appointments, as well as greeting clients when they arrive for appointments.

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Sharon Leech

Receptionist

I make appointments and greet clients and their pets on arrival, I enjoy working in a vibrant and professional, friendly team in an environment where every day is different, and you never know what to expect!

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Leanne Ducker

Receptionist

My role in the practice is on reception, meeting and greeting clients, dealing with phone enquiries and making appointments. I love nothing more than having a good old catch up with regular clients and their pets and the odd cuddle of a new puppy.

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Maddie Tresidder

Receptionist

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Tina Smith

General Assistant

I have a National Diploma in Animal Care Management, and in my role I help around the surgery wherever I’m needed, with everything from animal handling to lab tests. My job is really varied and I enjoy every aspect of it, but helping the vets and nurses with our clients’ pets is my favourite.

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