The Veterinary Team
We have a passionate team at Temple End who truly care about your pet’s welfare.
We have a passionate team at Temple End who truly care about your pet’s welfare.
Peter Thomas graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2000. After working in Manchester and Portsmouth he joined the practice in 2004, going on to become a partner in 2012. He has a particular interest in orthopaedic and soft tissue surgery but enjoys all aspects of veterinary work. He lives in Marlow with his wife, Nicky, his sons, Owen and Ethan, daughter, Erin and his cat, Hector. Outside of work Peter enjoys running and, in the summer, plays tennis.
Tim Ferens graduated from the Royal Dick Veterinary College, Edinburgh in 1999. He has worked in the Bucks/Berks area since then with a brief stint working in Rotorua, New Zealand. He came to Temple End in 2006 and became a Partner in the practice in 2012. Tim, his wife Dee, daughter Mia and son Finlay, cat Eddie live in High Wycombe. He enjoys mountain biking, running, road cycling and whenever possible, skiing.
Kezia Eves graduated from St George’s University, Grenada in 2008. From graduating she has worked in the Bucks area, joining Temple End in 2014 and then became a partner in 2020. She enjoys all aspects of medicine and surgery, with a particular interest in dentistry and exotics. Kezia lives in High Wycombe with her husband, her son, cat Charles and English Bull Terrier Gari; a household of boys! Kezia enjoys dog walking and spending time with friends and family.
Jacqui Chesham was pleased to accept the position of Practice Manager in January 2004 having worked there a few years earlier on reception before leaving to run a branch practice elsewhere. She has lived in Marlow for most of her life with husband Neil, they have two daughters and four grandchildren. She enjoys driving her 1955 VW Beetle, dog walking, gardening and spending time with family.
Nicky Thomas graduated from the Royal Veterinary College, London in 2003. After working in Reading and Maidenhead for many years she joined the practice in October 2017. Her main interests are in internal medicine, cardiology and diagnostic imaging, especially ultrasound, though she also enjoys soft tissue surgery. She lives in Marlow with her husband Pete, 2 sons Owen and Ethan and daughter Erin along with Hector the cat. In her spare time she enjoys baking, dancing and theatre going.
Katherine Buick graduated from the University of Bristol in 2013. After working at a neutering clinic in Fiji, and then as a mixed animal vet in North Wales, Katherine joined Temple End in May 2016. She enjoys soft tissue surgery and ultrasonography, and is currently studying towards a Veterinary postgraduate certificate in Cardiology. In her spare time Katherine loves to keep busy running, horse riding and snowboarding.
Esme Reynolds graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2014 and has been working at a small animal hospital in Lincolnshire since then. She moved to Temple End in September 2017. She enjoys all aspects of her job but particularly likes feline medicine. In her spare time she enjoys walking her dog Elwood and spending time with her family and other pets, Queenie the cat and Darnell the corn snake.
James Copland joined Temple End in 2017, after graduating from the University of Nottingham. He obtained his postgraduate certificate in small animal surgery in 2021, and has a particular interest in orthopaedics. James lives in Marlow with his fiancée Helen, who is also a vet, and Penny the cat. In his spare time, James regularly plays tennis and runs, and also enjoys reading, travelling, cricket and football.
Jenny Sanders graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2008. Since graduating she has worked near and far at various clinics and hospitals in Australia, Dubai, East Sussex and London. Jenny grew up in Marlow and finally decided that home is where the heart is. Jenny is particularly interested in feline medicine, dentistry and oncology. She lives in Lane End with her 2 feline fur babies and her little human family.
William Palmer joined the practice in September 2019, shortly after graduating in the summer from the University of Liverpool. Will enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, but has a particular interest in internal medicine. In his spare time, Will enjoys travelling, reading, football, rugby and cricket.
Bryony Boath joined the practice in August 2021, shortly after graduating from the Royal Veterinary College in the summer. Bryony enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, but is currently finding surgery and internal medicine especially interesting. In her spare time she enjoys staying active with running and swimming, and travelling whenever she gets the chance.
Emily Kay graduated from Edinburgh’s School of Veterinary Studies in 2018. Emily spent her first 3 years after qualifying working in Livingston, Scotland in a small animal practice. Emily has a keen interest in exotic animal veterinary medicine as well as surgery. In her spare time Emily enjoys swimming, baking, hiking and spending time with her family.
Riya Visavadia joined Temple End in January 2022 after graduating from the University of Nottingham. Riya enjoys all areas of veterinary medicine, but currently enjoys surgery and is eager to learn more. She is excited to meet the pets and owners in the community. In her spare time she loves listening to music and likes to stay active doing Pilates and going to the gym. She can’t wait to explore and hike around the country with her Weimaraner Hudson.
Shelley Kirby started work at Temple End straight after leaving school in June 1997. She quickly gained her VN qualification and is now Head Nurse of a team of 12. Shelley grew up and lives in Marlow with a small collection of pets and her two children Lewis and Beatrix. In her spare time she enjoys her pets, films, shopping and DIY!
Lucy Spackman joined Temple End in 1989 after qualifying as a VN in 1988. She married Philip in March 2004 and they live in Speen with a gang of lurchers, terriers sheep and chickens. Out of working hours Lucy enjoys anything to do with the outdoors especially fishing and walking.
Jess Hanson joined Temple End in January 2016 as a Trainee Veterinary Nurse after completing her Level 3 Diploma in Animal Management. She gained her RVN qualification in 2018 and became Senior Nurse in 2020. She has a particular love for nutrition and since qualifying has started weight clinics at Temple End. She hopes to complete her nutrition degree in the future.
Katie Bromley began working as a Trainee Veterinary Nurse in May 2016 and qualified in January 2019. From a young age she dreamed of being a Veterinary Surgeon, but following a week’s Work Experience in the Practice at the age of 15, she realised that she’d much prefer to be working with animals “hands on” instead of “hands in”! Katie has adopted three cats when they came into the practice as strays, and occasionally helps to hand rear orphaned kittens for the local rescue charities.
Emily Fuller began working as a trainee veterinary nurse at Temple End in March 2018 and qualified in June 2021. Emily particularly enjoys inpatient care and nursing, as well as lots of cat cuddles! Emily lives in Burnham with her cat Charlie. Outside of work she enjoys horse riding, reading and spending time with friends.
Emma Nichol joined Temple End as a student veterinary nurse in 2018 and worked for a year before returning to Hartpury University to complete her degree. She returned to Temple End as an RVN in June 2020. She enjoys all aspects of nursing but has a keen interest in anaesthetics and post-op therapy. Emma lives in Oxfordshire with her two dogs, two cats and range of small furries! She enjoys going out with friends and spends her spare time reading, writing music and poetry, making jewellery and travelling with her family.
Emily Pearce joined Temple End in June 2018 after being a veterinary care assistant in another practice in Hillingdon. Since a young age Emily has always wanted to work with animals and decided after finishing school that Berkshire College of Agriculture was the best place to start working within the animal industry where she graduated in 2017. Emily has always grown up with cocker spaniels and loves nothing more then dog walking in the countryside, to get away from the busy streets of Slough where she lives.
Catherine Outten began working as a Trainee Veterinary Nurse at Temple End in July 2019 after completing an extended diploma in Level 3 Animal Management at the Berkshire College of Agriculture. Catherine has a very lively cockapoo who she loves to teach new tricks and a cat who keeps her dog under control! In her spare time she loves spending time with friends and family.
Megan Ludlow started working as a Trainee Veterinary Nurse at Temple End in September 2019 after working in a referral hospital for over a year as an Auxiliary Nurse. She graduated from Berkshire College of Agriculture in June 2018 with a level three extended diploma in animal management. Megan enjoys going out and socialising with her friends, playing netball and trying different foods. Megan lives in a small town in Oxfordshire with her black lab Halle and her cat Berry.
Ellie Russell joined the practice as a Trainee Veterinary Nurse in August 2020 after completing an extended diploma in Level 3 Animal Management at the Berkshire College of Agriculture. Ellie previously worked as a kennel assistant at another local practice before joining the Temple End team. At home Ellie lives with her dog Tallulah and her old, but much loved cat called Milly.
Sue, Nadia, Kay and Liz
Milly, Jo, Ann and Heather
Karen McNab joined the Temple End reception team in 2001, after 14 years on reception she is now working in the office assisting Jacqui the Practice Manager. She lives in Lane End and is married to Andy with four children, four grandchildren and a menagerie of pets, Siamese being her passion, but also including exotics.
Debbie Brown joined Temple End as a Receptionist in September 2016 and was recently promoted to Head Receptionist. Debbie has a varied work background, mostly in Customer Service based roles and spent many years working for a Charity. She is a mum of two adult children, lives locally with her husband, daughter, cat and two guinea pigs and recently became a grandma. Her interests include reading, crafts and walking.
Jeanette Liley returned to Veterinary work in June 2016 working at Temple End, then in 2020 she moved to the Flackwell Heath branch. She has 2 grown up children, John and Rachel. Jeanette lives in High Wycombe, enjoys travel and spending time with extended family. Loves animals of all shapes and sizes.
Jane Price had a career as an Art Teacher but it was her love for animals that brought her to working at TE Vets. She has a Cavapoo called Bumble and has previously owned a number of dogs, cats, chickens and a horse (for 25 years). She joined the team at Temple End during lockdown and has recently transferred to our Flackwell Heath surgery. She has three grownup children and lives part-time in south Northamptonshire.
Nikki Harris started working as the receptionist at the Marlow Bottom branch in December 2020. She is a mum to two adult children and lives locally with her husband and two GoldenDoodles Freddie and Daisy who keep her very busy. Nikki enjoys gardening, reading, travelling and long walks in her spare time.