Veterinary nurses

Frankie Beorby
Head Nurse
Frankie joined Putlands Vets in January 2023 as Head Nurse after working for another Small Animal practice for 10 years. She was a branch head nurse there for nearly 4 years. She has a keen interest in surgical nursing and holds a certificate in anaesthesia. She loves nurse clinics, meeting new people and their animals. You may also find her teaching student nurses in her spare time, as well as further developing her knowledge and skills.

Frankie has 2 naughty cats and a dog and loves going for walks in the countryside with her family at the weekend.
Chloe Smith RVN
Registered Veterinary Nurse
Chloe joined the Putlands team in December 2021 having relocated from the Yorkshire Dales in May 2021. She qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2018 from Myerscough College. She has a keen interest in small furries and holds a certificate in Exotic nursing.

In her spare time Chloe enjoys gymnastics and walking her naughty terrier Max.
Rianne Hobbs
Student Veterinary Nurse
Rianne began studying as a Student Veterinary Nurse at the Central College of Animal Studies in September 2022. She joined Putlands in December 2020 as a Patient Care Assistant after spending four years at another practice as a Veterinary Receptionist. In September 2016 she graduated from the University of Lincoln with a Bsc(hons) Zoology degree and has completed a number of online animal-related courses since then.

In her spare time Rianne likes to draw and has created a number of pet portraits, even auctioning some pieces to raise money for charity. She is passionate about all animals but she has a special fondness for cats. At home she had two cats, “Ace” who was adopted from the RSPCA in 2017 and “Indie” who she has had since 2020 when she was just a kitten.
Ru Elson-Gant
Registered Veterinary Nurse
Ru joined Putlands as a second year nursing student at the Central College of Animal Studies before qualifying in August 2022. Ru is particularly interested in pet nutrition, and anaesthesia in both routine and emergency surgery. Ru was always the kid who brought home all of the stray animals and was lucky enough to keep them. At home she has two moggies Fury and Suri.

When her head is not stuck in a text book, Ru is often cycling around the Kent countryside or walking around local National Trust places.
Tracey Bristow RVN
Registered Veterinary Nurse
Tracey has been at Putlands since 2001. She has worked as both a large and small animal nurse as well as spending 4 years as Practice Manager before returning to nursing.

Outside of work she is kept active by her 2 daughters and 2 dogs. She enjoys cross stitch and gardening and has an allotment to keep her busy.
Amber Piper RVN
Registered Veterinary Nurse
Amber joined Putlands in November 2023 after working at an East Sussex practice for a number of years. She qualified as a nurse in 2021 after completing her diploma at Plumpton College. She has a keen interest in emergency care and anaesthesia but also loves meeting new patients in her nurse clinics!
Outside of work Amber loves spending time with her friends and exploring new countries around the world.
Lucy Mcleod
Student Veterinary Nurse
Lucy recently joined Putlands in May 2023 as a Student Veterinary Nurse, having worked at another veterinary practice for 2 years. Lucy’s background was originally human medicine and science having qualified from university with a degree in Forensic Science in 2017. Lucy made the switch to animal medicine and has enjoyed it ever since! She will begin her studies to become a Registered Veterinary Nurse in September 2023 with KSVN.

When not working, Lucy likes to spend time with her cocker spaniel Broly, teaching him new tricks and going on adventures together.
Lola Barham
Patient Care Assistant
Lola joined Putlands Veterinary Surgery in September 2022, after previously working as a Veterinary Receptionist at another local practice. She is currently working as a Patient Care Assistant and has a keen interest in caring for all animals.

Outside of work Lola loves playing with her Irish terrier Dolly, keeping active by going out for runs and seeing her friends at the weekend.
Nyree Waller (Ree)
Patient Care Assistant
Ree Joined Putlands Veterinary Surgery in December 2022 after relocating from West Sussex, where she has previously worked in Veterinary Hospitals and Small practices and enjoys all aspects of the Veterinary industry. She has a passion for all types of animals except spiders!! Ree’s Future goal is to progress in the animal Industry, be that Veterinary Nursing, Grooming or Zoology. She also aspires to have a small holding in Devon one day.

When she is not hard at work, you will most likely find her with her head in a book, going to the theatre or exploring historical places.
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