Our Team Members

Gordon is our rescued practice cat and is a much loved member of the team.


  • Elizabeth Webster BVSc BSc MRCVS

    Clinical Director

    Liz received a degree in zoology from Bangor University in 2001, and qualified in veterinary work from Liverpool University in 2005. Since she has spent time in mixed and small animal practice, and developed a particular love for general practitioner work. She enjoys competing in dressage with her horse, and has a cat, a whippet and a toddler to keep her busy!

  • Filipa Pinto MRCVS

    Veterinary Surgeon

    Filipa graduated from Porto University in 2017, and joined us in 2018 after spending time in a practice in Yorkshire. She is interested in soft tissue surgery and ultrasonography, and hopes to learn more while with us. She has a spoiled Yorkie Jack Russell cross named Pepper, who keeps her on her toes.

  • Sally Pemberton-Wood BVSc MRCVS

    Veterinary Surgeon

    Sally qualified from Liverpool University in 2014, and joined us in 2018. She loves cats, big and small, and spent time on a game reserve in South Africa where she helped hand-rear lion cubs and servals. She has three cats of her own, Frankie, Matilda and Dizzy, and is happy to be one of our resident crazy cat ladies!

  • Sandra Serna

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Carrie Davies RVN

    Senior Nurse

    Carrie joined us in 2012, after working at a veterinary hospital in Cardiff for 14 years. She grew up always surrounded by animals, and is particularly interested in educating owners on animal welfare. She has a dog and a horse, who along with her three young children take up most of her spare time!

  • Sian Burrows RVN

    Registered Veterinary Nurse

    Sian has been at Caerphilly since 1986, and she knows pretty much every client and their animals! She likes running nurse clinics, and loves talking to clients and bonding with their pets. Out of work she has 12 ponies, with which she goes to driving shows and competitions, as well as dogs and three cats, one of which is 20!

  • Claire Mortimore RVN

    Registered Veterinary Nurse

    Claire qualified in 2006 and joined the team in 2016 after working in various practices around south Wales. She has a passion for dental health and educating clients in ways to help their pets maintain good oral hygiene, as well as an interest in canine behaviour. At home, Claire has two Maine Coons and a young family to keep her busy.

  • Cassie Maggs RVN

    Registered Veterinary Nurse

    Cassie started at Caerphilly in 2016 as a student veterinary nurse, returning to us as a RVN in 2020 after gaining experience and further training in emergency hospitals and orthopaedic and neurology referrals at Fitzpatrick Referrals. She has a particular interest in rabbit care – which has led to her giving a home to three rescue bunnies! When not in work she likes to climb mountains with trusty sidekick Daphne, the toy poodle.

  • Ellie Perkins RVN

    Registered Veterinary Nurse

    Ellie has always had animals in her life and shares her home with a dog, cat, hamster and fish. Ellie also has a horse when she isn’t training with the team or doing uni work her spare time is taken up with horse riding.

  • Sarah Light

    Practice Manager

  • Tracy Stevenson


    Tracy is born and bred in Caerphilly, and has been a part of the reception team for over 25 years. She looks after the insurance claims and enjoys getting stuck in to new challenges and mucking in when needed. At home, she has two young grandsons who take up a lot of her spare time, along with her nine-year-old labrador.

  • Sue Hopkins


    Sue joined the team in 2006, and loves working on reception, making friends with clients and their pets – she hates seeing animals in distress so nursing was a no go! Her hobbies include spending time with friends, eating out and caravanning with her husband and their two elderly but much-loved jack russells.

  • Jessica Gammon


  • Tania Gardner


  • Jodie Moses

    Jodie Moses


  • Emma Brooks BSc (hons), PGDip VetPhys, MIRVAP

    Clinic Assistant

    Emma is our clinic assistant, has achieved a post-graduate diploma in veterinary physiotherapy from University of Nottingham in 2019 and in 2020 is studying an additional year to complete her Masters looking at the public perception of veterinary physiotherapy. She is particularly interested in post-op rehabilitation, arthritis and improving performance in canine and equine athletes. When not in work she enjoys horse riding, baking and exploring with Herbert the dog.

  • Kate Grenfell

    Auxillary Nurse

    Kate joined us after spending time working in practices and in the emergency department of veterinary hospitals, where she experienced a lot of different cases. She has a passion for all animals and has been lucky enough to work with exotics animals such as geckos, snakes and different types of wildlife, but her heart is with dogs and horses.

  • Hattie Frape

    Student Nurse

  • Alicia Hughes

    Student Veterinary Nurse

  • Roseanne Dickens

    Student Veterinary Nurse