Meet The Team

Our nurses and receptionists form a hard working and dedicated team. They play a vital role in the caring for you and your beloved pets. Although many have been with the practice from the beginning we are adding new staff all the time.

Hope Veterinary Surgery Team

Vet Team

Deborah Wragg

Deborah Wragg MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon

Head of the team, she has been a general practitioner in the area for many years and does some acupuncture.  She owns several grey hairs, 6 rescued cats and 3 dogs.

Kim

Kim MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon

Kim joined us from a neighbouring practice in 2011.  She owns a rescued Miniature Schnauzer and 2 slightly broken stray cats.

Clare

Clare MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon

Clare is our dedicated all rounder who joined the Hope team in 2010.  She is a local lass and the proud owner of an energetic border terrier and three playful cats.

Esme

Esme MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon

Esme is a home grown vet, with us since 2011 and joining the team in August 2017. She has 2 very spoiled rabbits Clive and Wendy, and an excitable sprocker spaniel called Polly.

Sarah

Sarah MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon

Sarah joined us in 2018 with sheltie Daisy, rabbits Bonnie and Ralph, and cat Dandelion. She enjoys sailing and training her pets to do clever tricks! (Not at the same time!)

Andrei

Andrei MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon

Andrei joined us in 2018, having previously studied for a PhD and taught at Keele University. He is a keen learner and has a particular interest in 3D printing.

Alena

Alena MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon

Alena joined us in 2018. She is from Czech Republic and is a proud Basenji owner! In her spare time she enjoys visiting new parts of the uk with her dog Amaris. 

Clara

Clara MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon

Clara joined us in 2018. She has 1 dog and 3 cats who live back home in Spain (she misses them a lot!). Outside of work she enjoys boxing and going to concerts.

Charlotte

Charlotte MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon

Charlotte is a poultry vet during the week, and a Hope vet come the weekend! She joined us in 2018 with her Italian greyhound Folly. 

Bethan

Bethan MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon

Bethan joined us in September 2019

Nursing Team

Jane

Jane RVN
Veterinary Nurse

Jane is one of the original members of the team, with us since 2009. Deborah once referred to her as our “geriatric nurse”, but she is far from it! She has a dog, 2 cats and a guinea pig.

Layla

Layla RVN
Veterinary Nurse

Layla joined us in 2013. She enjoys taking her wirehaired viszla Jola for long walks with her family (especially if it ends in a pub!)

Sarah D

Sarah D RVN
Veterinary Nurse

Sarah has been a veterinary nurse in the area for several years. She enjoys long walks on Cannock Chase with her Jack Russell Joey and collie Tess.

Caroline R

Caroline R RVN
Veterinary Nurse

Caroline joined us in 2014 and since has gained 2 cats Bear and Pumpkin, and a rescue collie called Barney! She enjoys days out with her family.

Ali

Ali RVN
Veterinary Nurse

Ali finally settled at Hope vets in 2018 after working as a vet nurse “down under” and all over the UK! She loves her cockers Dolly and Minnie, and tortoise Marilyn. 

Sarah P

Sarah P RVN
Veterinary Nurse

Sarah worked in a small animal referral centre, and an equine hospital before joining us in 2018. She enjoys country life with her horse and 2 dogs. 

Laura E

Laura E RVN
Veterinary Nurse

Laura qualified in 2015 and has a keen interest in physiotherapy. She enjoys family life with her children, 2 dogs, a cat and several chickens! 

Pia

Pia RVN
Veterinary Nurse

Pia joined us in 2019. She has a border collie called Benji and enjoys breaking herself horse-riding and running.

Kristy

Kristy
Student Veterinary Nurse

Kristy has been with us since 2014 and has recently re-started her formal RVN training. She has a rescue rottie called Sasha who likes to bury her food in weird and wonderful places!

Becky

Becky
Student Veterinary Nurse

Becky has been with us since 2012 and is in her final year of training. She has a rescue dog Bailey who recently had a DNA test and is a mix of 4 breeds!

Laura B

Laura B
Student Veterinary Nurse

Laura joined us initially as a veterinary care assistant but has since started her veterinary nurse training. She owns a German Shephard, Labrador, and several cats.

Grace

Grace
Student Veterinary Nurse

Grace is in her 2nd year of veterinary nurse training. She has a passion for fitness, and for rescue dog Beattie who has come so far! She also owns 2 cats and another pooch Lola.

Caroline F

Caroline F
Veterinary Care Assistant

Caroline has been with us since 2011. She has 4 dogs and a Persian cat. She has a passion for grooming and has the skill of untangling any knot!

Rachel

Rachel
Veterinary Care Assistant

Rachael joined us in 2018 and will be starting veterinary nurse training in September 2019. She loves all animals and is a proud owner of staffy Maisy 

Martha

Martha
Student Veterinary Nurse

Martha joined the team in 2019. She has 3 cats (including a 3 legged one!), ex battery hens and a lurcher. In her spare time she enjoys running.

Reception/Admin Team

Yvonne

Yvonne
Practice Manager

Yvonne is one of the founding 4, with us since 2009. Her menagerie includes a cockerpoo, cat (who thinks she is a tiger), tortoise and chameleon!

Pat

Pat
Receptionist

Patty joined us in 2015. She has a passion for all things Landrover and enjoys weekends away in the roof top tent with her 2 cocker spaniels.

Cal

Cal
Receptionist

Cal has been with us since 2017. She owns 2 cats, Dilbert and Spud, and a Puggle called Merle. 

Angie

Angie
Receptionist

Angie is our resident crazy cat lady, having 5 at home. She joined us in late 2018 and has only rescued 1 stray cat so far... (watch this space)

Sharon

Sharon
Receptionist

Sharon joined us in 2019. She loves all animals but doesn’t have any pets at the minute (but she does have children). 

Hannah

Hannah
Receptionist

Hannah joined the team in 2019

Nikki

Nikki
Cleaner

Nikki is our original “Domestic Goddess”. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family and staffy Roxi.