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Veterinary Surgeons

Tim Edwards

Tim Edwards

BVSc MRCVS

Director

Tim Edwards joined the practice in 1977. He has a broad range of experience with both small animals and horses. He is on the RCVS register for Riding School Inspections. Tim has an interest in orthopaedics and most of the fractures treated in the practice will be handled by him.

Julian Cosser

Dr Julian Cosser

BVSc GPCert(FAP) MRCVS

Director

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.

Hermione Friend

MA VetMB MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

Hermione is in Street on Tuesdays and Fridays. Hermione originally proved popular as a locum for Wessex Vets. Several children have interspersed her employment at Street Vets and formerly Wessex Vets. Hermione has a Pug and some cats at home.

Olivia Ashworth

BVM&S BSc MRCVS

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.

Rachel Astington

BA VetMB MRCVS

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.

EXPERIENCED VET REQUIRED

We are an independent country small animal practice looking for an experienced vet to start working with us in Summer 2019.

We are looking for a vet who enjoys being a vet, values a good salary, is interested in engaging in all of the opportunities we offer, enjoys clinical discussions and mentoring a new graduate. An interest in studying for a certificate would be encouraged and funded.

Fore more information please contact Julian Cosser

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 equine nursing.

Mary-Anne Cave

RVN

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

Robin Rotheram

RVN

Veterinary Nurse

Robin is a boomerang employee for a different reason. 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.

Sue Flagg

RVN

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

RVN

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

RVN

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

RVN

Veterinary Nurse

Emma works part-time at our Street practice and enjoys nurses clinics

Caroline Burt

RVN

Veterinary Nurse

Caroline first started working at the Street practice when it was Wessex Vets and has continued her training at Langport to become a qualified Veterinary Nurse and valued member of the team.

Katie Mc Clean

Trainee

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.

Abigail Miller

Animal Nurse Assistant

Abi has previously worked in human health care. Abi grew up with a large menagerie of horses, dogs, cats and guinea pigs. Currently, Abi has a cat called Beastie who fortunately is soft and well natured.

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 three cats and enjoys gardening.

Jackie Gomm

Receptionist

Jackie is our morning receptionist at Street.

Lesley Burt

Receptionist

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

Elaine Trimmings

Afternoon Receptionist

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.

Opening Times

Langport Vets

  • Reception
  • Appointments
  • Monday - Friday
  • 8:30am - 6:30pm
  • 9am – 11am, 2pm – 4:30pm, 5pm – 6:30pm
  • Saturday
  • 8:30am - 12:00pm
  • 9am – 11am, 2pm – 4:30pm, 5pm – 6:30pm

Street Vets

  • Reception
  • Appointments
  • Monday & Wednesday
  • 8:30am - 6:30pm
  • 9am – 10:30am, 3pm – 4pm, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
  • Tuesday Thursday Friday
  • 8:30am - 6:00pm
  • 9am – 10:30am, 3pm – 4pm, 4:30pm – 6:00pm
  • Sunday
  • 11am - 12pm
  • 11am - 12pm