Veterinary Surgeons

Julian Cosser

Dr Julian Cosser



Julian joined the practice in 2005. Julian has regular consulting times and enjoys surgery. He has increased the diversity of orthopaedic procedures offered by the practice and particularly likes cruciate ligament repair using the Tibial tuberosity advancement procedure, placing a titanium implant into the tibia. Julian has two smart looking Bengal cross cats rehomed from Heavens Gate.

Rachel Astington


Veterinary Surgeon

Rachel joined the practice in 2018. She is enjoying the variety of her small animal role, and is especially interested in medical cases. In her spare time she enjoys running with her husband and cocker spaniel.

Dr Jemima Whyte


Veterinary Surgeon

Jemima enjoys walking and being out in the countryside. She has a very keen interest in wildlife. At work Jemima has an interest in medical cases .

Hermione Friend


Veterinary Surgeon

Hermione has a special interest in Cardiology . She has a young family that keep her busy and enjoys walking her dog.

Olivia Ashworth


Veterinary Surgeon

Olivia graduated in Western Australia but is calling Somerset home for now! She loves all aspects of life in country practice but her professional interests include SA medicine and pain management. She also has a soft spot for cats!
She lives in the neighbourhood with her ambitious daughter and two cats; Mike the Knight and Danger Girl!
Outside of work Olivia loves gardening, thrillers, taking random road trips with the family and finding cosy enlist pubs with inglenook fireplaces and craft beer.

Practice Manager and Nursing Staff

Sharon Franklin

NCert (AnBeh) RVN

Practice Manager

Sharon joined the practice in 2010 as an experienced Veterinary Nurse and has a Certificate in Animal Behavior. Sharon manages the day to day running of the practice and can help with any behavioural issues you may have with your pets. Sharon also enjoys horse riding and walking her Flatcoated Retrievers

Robin Rotheram


Veterinary Nurse

Robin used to work at Langport Vets back when the practice was Edwards & Glas. Having owned and managed a garden nursery and then working in a referral practice in Bath, Robin has plenty of relevant experience. Robin has a rather timid whippet that suffers with separation anxiety issues.

Mary-Anne Cave


Veterinary Nurse

Mary-Anne has been with the practice for a number of years . She is busy with a young family and working part-time at the Langport Practice. Mary-Anne enjoys doing Nurses Clinics

Sue Flagg


Veterinary Nurse

Sue has been with the practice since 2016 after previously working with us a locum nurse. She has a keen interest in dental care.
Outside of work she enjoys singing and reading and is a member of a choir and a book group. She shares her home with a rescue lurcher called Roly.

Tracey Phillips


Veterinary Nurse

Tracey has been with the practice a number of years. She has a young family and is currently working Saturdays at our Langport Practice.

Louise Driscoll


Veterinary Nurse

Louise trained at Langport Vets before leaving to start a family. She then moved to a small practice as head nurse. We are delighted that Louise is now working with us again in Street. Lou has Gena at home, Gena is an otherwise lively Vizsla with epilepsy and pancreatitis and a very demanding set of medicines.

Emma Walter


Veterinary Nurse

Emma works part-time at our Street practice , enjoys nurses clinics and has a young family.

Katie McClean


Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Katie originates from Northern Ireland (in case you don’t notice her accent). Katie came to see practice whilst on an animal management course in Yeovil. Katie is now eagerly studying to become a veterinary nurse.

Molly Hann

Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Molly Hann is our Trainee Veterinary Nurse and started her training at college. Molly has 2 dogs and a horse and enjoys horse riding.

Elaine Trimmings

Animal Nurse Assistant

Elaine has recently moved to Somerset having previously worked as a veterinary receptionist and hospital administrator in Brighton. Along with her family, Elaine also has two large soppy Ridgebacks.

Admin staff

Bev Hill

Bev Hill

Accounts Manager

Bev works on part-time basis and is responsible for the practice finance . Bev also manages the family dairy farm.

Carol Neslen

Morning Receptionist

Carol is our morning receptionist and is responsible for running our morning appointment system as well as doing booster reminders and general administration. Carol has two rescue dogs that enjoy agility and are members of the Heavens Gate Agility Display Team.

Linda Biffen

Afternoon Receptionist

Linda is our afternoon receptionist and runs our busy afternoon surgery appointments. Linda has cats and enjoys gardening.

Jackie Gomm


Jackie is our morning receptionist at Street.

Lesley Burt


Lesley is our afternoon receptionist at Street. Lesley enjoys walking with her Labradors.

Opening Times

Langport Vets

  • Reception
  • Appointments

Street Vets

  • Reception
  • Appointments