Lydia is our Head Registered Veterinary Nurse and Clinical Manager. She qualified in 1987 having trained at Staffordshire College of Agriculture. Since then she has worked in several practices including large and small animal, and is an exceptionally experienced nurse. Her main interests are behaviour and nutrition, although she really enjoys all aspects of nursing and aims at the highest level of animal care and empathic treatment. As a clinical coach she oversees the training of the students and is responsible for all aspects of hospital clinical management. She has previously lectured and worked in varying charity and emergency clinics. In her spare time she looks after her Irish Sport horse Jaffa, a small flock of Lonk sheep, some chickens, Cap the border collie and a terrier called Tammy.
Sharon is our Practice Manager and Head Receptionist and joined the team at Valley Vetcare when we opened in April 2014. She is married to David and they have a 10 year old collie called Rory who loves going on coastal beach walks. Sharon loves reading and has a particular interest in Geneaology as well as multiple academic accolades including a degree in Psychology, advanced certificate in Legal Studies and a diploma in Creative Writing.