Phone: 01223 249331 | 89A Cherry Hinton Rd Cambridge, CB1 7BS




islaIsla studied at Middlesex University and the Royal Vet College from 2001-2005 gaining a BSc(Hons) in Veterinary Nursing. She joined our practice in September 2006 and became Head Nurse in 2009. She plays an essential role in managing the nursing staff and ensuring all our patients’ needs are met to the highest standard. She has a keen interest in diagnostic imaging and orthopaedic surgery.

In her free time Isla is kept busy playing Aunty to her four nieces and being creative with her passion for arts and crafts. She also enjoys watching the odd game of rugby.

She has two cats with polar personalities, one being very friendly and confident, the other shy and retiring!--


catherineCat joined our team in 2008 as a kennel assistant where she showed a natural aptitude to animal care. She undertook her nurse training and qualified in 2011 and has since flourished in her role as veterinary nurse and is now our deputy head nurse.

Her extracurricular activities include skiing, cycling, walking, arts and crafts. She has a cat called Arthur who likes to go for walks with the family!


catherineCatherine also studied at Middlesex University and the Royal Vet College from 2001-2005, alongside Isla, gaining her BSc (Hons) in Veterinary Nursing. Catherine was our first nurse to obtain a degree, starting in 2004 and becoming Head Nurse shortly after qualifying. In 2009 she handed her Head Nurse duties over to Isla when she went on maternity leave to have her daughter.

Her Veterinary interests include anaesthesia and running nurse clinics, having just set up our Senior Nurse Clinics.

Recently she set up her own Pet Sitting/Dog walking business called Happy Paws in Ely, where she lives with her husband, two children and their two mischievous cats. She loves spending time with her family, reading, walking, cycling and helping her husband with his photography business.


karleneKarlene began her career with animals at Wood Green Animal Shelter in Heydon. She completed her veterinary nurse training in 2009 before coming to work with us at Cambridge Veterinary Group where she plays a key role within the nursing team. In 2016 Karlene gained a diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing. She is a keen interest in dentistry and medical nursing.

Karlene keeps the practice happy with her baking talents and spends much of her time outdoors with her Collie, and now her little daughter.


selinaSelina had worked in the Veterinary industry since 2003 where she started her career as a Veterinary Nurse Assistant. She then undertook her nurse training and qualified as an RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2008.

Her veterinary interests include anaesthesia, surgery and running Nurse Clinics.

Outside of work Selina enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, which usually involves taking their two Cocker Spaniels, Lexi and Lola, for long messy dog walks. She also loves seeing friends, ski trips and the odd child-free shopping trip!

taniaSaffron started working in the veterinary sector in 2014 as a kennel assistance at a 24hr emergency hospital. She became a qualified veterinary nurse in 2017 after studying at the College of Animal Welfare in Leeds. In 2017 Saffron moved to Cambridge, having previously worked at a practice in Leeds, and has proven to be an invaluable member of the nursing team. She is skilled in laser therapy and helps run the K-Laser sessions at our practice as well as taking an active role in managing our social media.

Saffron is a proud owner of a young Samoyed called Koda, who is a lovable noisy ball of fluff! In her spare time she enjoys going to the cinema and going for long walks with her dog.


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