We are a group of small animal practices based in Bideford, South Molton and Torrington, first established in 1917. We are passionate about animal care and our skilled team are dedicated to providing the highest quality care for your animals. Because we love animals and strive to provide excellent continuity of care, our practices are open six days of the week with access to 24-hour emergency care. For your added convenience, there’s free parking for clients at the Bideford and South Molton practices.
Caroline Jones RVN BSc (Hons) Dip AVN (small animal)
Head Veterinary Nurse at Torbridge Hospital
Caroline qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2000 at Torbridge Veterinary Hospital. Caroline has a wealth of experience in all aspects of veterinary nursing. She graduated April 2012 with a BSc (Hons) in clinical veterinary nursing. In her spare time Carol enjoys spending time with her Border Terrier, Stanley.
Margaret Allin RVN
Margaret qualified as a veterinary nurse in 1979 and joined Torbridge Veterinary Hospital in 1981. She is the longest serving member of our nursing team and has a wealth of knowledge in all aspects of small animal nursing.
Alice England RVN
Alice qualified with a foundation degree in veterinary nursing from the University of the West of England in 2011. She has since achieved a distinction grade in clinical nutrition. Alice deals with all our PR and social media pages. Her interests outside of work include agility with her miniature Poodle, Mr Biggles and looking after her other aging Miniature Poodle, Eric.
Jane Jones RVN
Jane qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2005. She has gained invaluable experience at several Devon practices over the past 12 years and now works in both the Torrington branch and Bideford hospital. She especially enjoys running nursing clinics with a keen interest in animal nutrition.
Colette Kiff RVN
Colette joined Torbridge Vet Group in 2010 as a second year veterinary nurse student. She completed her training with us and is now a registered veterinary nurse. Colette brings with her a wealth of experience in working with both large and small animals.
Lis Oram RVN
Lis qualified as a veterinary nurse in 1999 and joined Torbridge Vets in 2009, bringing with her a wealth of valuable nursing experience. Lis previously worked in a specialist feline referral practice and has an advanced feline nursing certificate. Lis is also a pet health counsellor and has a keen interest in canine and feline behaviour and training.
Kaylie Simms RVN
Kaylie joined Torbridge Veterinary Hospital in 2007 and qualified whilst working with Torbridge. She enjoys working with dogs and has a keen interest in anaesthesia. She is a clinical coach for our student veterinary nurses and has an active role in assisting them with their training.
Student Veterinary Nurse
Megan joined the Torbridge Team in 2017 as a student veterinary nurse. She completed her animal nursing qualification in 2015 where she learned vital nursing skills. Megan will begin training to be a registered veterinary nurse in September 2018. Megan has two Springer Spaniels named Molly and Roo who she will be training as a gun dog in the future.
Student Veterinary Nurse
Laura joined Torbridge Vet Group in 2014 as a receptionist at our hospital and has now moved into the nursing team. Laura will begin training to be a registered veterinary nurse in September 2018. She has a keen interest in emergency and critical care. Laura has a Cocker Spaniel called Toby who is excelling in his training to be a gun dog.