Our Staff

Mr R Colin Cameron BVM&S MRCVS

Department: Vet Surgeons Colin qualified from Edinburgh University in 1979 and has spent all his working life in clinical practice in different parts of the country, before settling in Devon many years ago. He enjoys all aspects of general practice with a bias towards surgery and a growing interest in regenerative medicine. In his spare… Read more »

Mr Tom Hill BVSc MRCVS

Department: Vet Surgeons Tom qualified from Liverpool back in 1999 and has been down on Devon at the practice since 2005, having worked in different practices throughout the West Country before, even specialising in Horses for a short while. He enjoys all aspects of general practice, particularly dentistry and medicine, as well as a continuing… Read more »

Dr Sue Richardson BVM&S MRCVS

Department: Vet Surgeons Sue is our locum vet who regularly helps out when needed. Sue graduated from Edinburgh University in 1983 and spent numerous years working with farm animals and horses. Since moving to Devon her main interests have been with domestic pets, especially cats. She shares her home with a young cat and a… Read more »

Mrs Mel Barnes: RVN Head Veterinary Nurse

Department: Vet Nurses Mel qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2009 and has worked in practice ever since. After training at a referral hospital in Exeter, she stayed working with referral until taking on the role of Head Nurse here at Powderham Veterinary Group. She has been part of the team since November 2017, although… Read more »

Mrs Cala Tabener: RVN Veterinary Nurse

Department: Vet Nurses

Miss Karyn Honeywill: RVN Veterinary Nurse

Department: Vet Nurses Karyn has worked at Powderham Vets since 0ct 2006, She started out as a receptionist and assistant until she started nurse training in 2012 starting with her Animal Nursing assistant followed by her nurse training in 2013, she qualified as a registered vet nurse in June 2016. Karyn enjoys all aspects of… Read more »

Miss Sharna Breslan: RVN Veterinary Nurse/ Newton Abbot insurance admin/ Website co-ordinator

Department: Vet Nurses Sharna has been working for Powderham Vets for 6 years, she originally started working as a Saturday receptionist and has worked her way up from there. Sharna qualified in July 2018 from Bicton College to become a Fully Registered Veterinary Nurse. She enjoys all aspects of nursing and how every day is… Read more »

Miss Sharon Card: RVN Veterinary Nurse

Department: Vet Nurses Sharon qualified as a veterinary nurse back in April 2004 and has worked in mixed practice ever since. She has a few pets including Merlin the cat and two giant African land snails called Strawberry and Doodles. She has a special interest in exotics and radiography.

Miss Chloe Quantick: 1st Student Veterinary Nurse/ Receptionist/ Torquay insurance admin

Department: Vet Nurses Chloe joined the Powderham Team in October 2013. Chloe has been qualified as an Animal Nursing Assistant for 6 years and has now started her training at Bicton College in September 2018 to become a registered veterinary nurse. In her spare time Chloe enjoys spending time on her family farm. Chloe has… Read more »

Mrs Sue Halloway: 2nd Student Veterinary Nurse/ Receptionist

Department: Vet Nurses

Mrs Karen Gidley: Practice Manager

Department: Support Staff Karen has worked for Powderham Vet Group for 29years in various roles and became practice manager 17years ago. Karen has seen lots of changes over the years and been lucky enough to work and make friends with some lovely people. She has a tortoise called Rodney who often gets brought to work… Read more »

Mrs Cath King: Newton Abbot Receptionist

Department: Support Staff Cath joined the team at Powderham Vets in September 2018. Raised in Newton Abbot Cath worked for the local paper ‘The Mid-Devon Advertiser’ for over 20 years in sales before deciding on a career change. She currently lives in Kingsteignton with her husband Richard and dog Lyra, a German shepherd cross Husky,… Read more »

Miss Kimberly Hulme: Torquay Receptionist

Department: Support Staff Kimberley Joined Powderham as a receptionist in July 2018. She has many years of admin and customer service experience. She really enjoys working with animals and being part of the Powderham team. In her spare time, she loves going on long walks and exploring the Devon country side with her giant rescue… Read more »

Mrs Victoria Oswald: Torquay/ Newton Abbot Receptionist (currently on maternity leave)

Department: Support Staff