Meet Our Team

Caring, Professional, Unrivalled

At Mayow Vets our professional team of vets and nurses care passionately about animals and treat every patient as a sentient being. Every member of our team is hand selected for their compassion and ability to go above and beyond for our clients. They have the skills to provide a timely diagnosis and first-class veterinary treatment.

Vets

Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Corina Versteegh MVB BSc MRCVS

Qualifying in Dublin in 2013 ,Corina joined our busy Vet Team in early January 2019 after spending many of her practising years gaining a huge amount of experience in both medicine and surgery in South London.

Considered one of South London’s best all round General Practitioner vets, Corina is a both an excellent advanced sonographer (ultrasound) and highly competent soft tissue surgeon. Currently undertaking a further certificate to gain an advanced veterinary qualification specifically in surgery, Corina can often be found in theatre at both our Mayow Veterinary Surgery and our hospital in Streatham.

Being an OV Practioner means Corina is available to give advice and issue passports/export certificates to small animal companions wanting to travel

Corina usually works Monday to Friday. Book your appointment to see wonderful Corina.

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Veterinary Surgeon

Mary Louise MVB MRCVS

Mary Louise graduated from the University College in Dublin in 2011 and has since been fortunate to gain a multitude of high level surgical and medicine experience in many prestigious hospitals around the UK.

Working in London since 2018 Mary Louise has vast experience in advanced ultrasound, complex medicine investigations, soft tissue surgery and dental procedures which require a more sophisticated technique. Mary Louise recently gained an advanced qualification in Small Animal Medicine, which has enhanced her knowledge to diagnose and treat more involved and complex medical cases.

As a valued member of our London’s Best Vet 2020 Team, Mary Louise’s experienced is much respected in consultations at our Streatham Hill hospital and our Mayow Veterinary Surgery. She can be found at our Streatham Hill hospital Monday to Wednesday and Thursday’s and Friday’s at our Mayow Veterinary Surgery.

Outside of the vets, Mary Louise enjoys writing articles for national newspapers (on veterinary matters!) and playing the piano accordion!

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Veterinary Surgeon

Rachel MRCVS

Rachel is our very own Royal College graduate and has been practising in London since 2016. Since joining us in 2018 Rachel has furthered her keen interest in ultrasound and developing her cardiac scanning ability, complimenting her passion for taking medicine cases forward when they require further investigation! Rachel began her certificate in advanced ultrasound in 2021.

Having a very keen interest in client care and relationships, Rachel loves nothing more than being in consult with both regular and new pets – there’s no hiding in theatre for Rachel, however, she still very much enjoys time for routine and soft tissue surgery.

Away from the surgery Rachel’s interest are travelling around Asia, America and Africa, rock climbing and art.

Rachel usually works Monday to Friday. Book your appointment to see wonderful Rachel.

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Veterinary Surgeon

Harriett MRCVS

Qualifying from the prestigious Massey university in 2016 Harriett has proudly joined our London’s Best Vet 2020 team directly from New Zealand.

Harriett’s first years as a veterinary surgeon were spent in a busy veterinary hospital in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand with vast experience gained in first opinion veterinary medicine and soft tissue surgery.  Harriett is also extremely confident with emergency surgery having many years experience of being the first port of call back home!

Priding herself on practicing gold-standard medicine and client care, Harriett enjoys meeting new clients in consultations as well as performing more complex surgeries in theatre.

Outside of veterinary life, Harriett enjoys playing football, running, trekking and exploring what the UK and Europe have to offer!

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Nursing Team

Senior Veterinary Nurse

Annika

Annika gained her Veterinary Nurse Diploma in her homeland, Finland in 2003.

Upon completion she moved to Spain, where she gained lots of experience while working in various referral hospitals before moving to England in 2010 to further her career.

Annika is very passionate about her profession and has become the first Finnish Vet Nurse to register with the RCVS.

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Veterinary Nurse

Emily

Emily is currently in the final year of studying veterinary nursing at Central College of Animal Studies.

She have worked in veterinary practices for the last 5 years and have developed a keen interest in inpatient care and ultrasonography.

Through college she has had the opportunity to learn to handle many exotic animals from baby corn snakes to tree frogs.

In the future Emily hopes to work with more exotic animals through their increasing popularity.

In her free time, Emily enjoys spending time at the gym or looking after her dog and adoptive chinchilla.

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Veterinary Nurse

Demi

Demi is a final year student veterinary nurse who joined our team in 2019. At our DNA Vetcare Awards 2019 she proudly won the much acclaimed Student Nurse of the Year Award!

She has a keen interest in inpatient care and especially older patients. Demi shares her home with an array of rescue animals including a dog called Astrid, 3 cats, two tarantulas and a royal python.

When she is not in the surgeries, Demi enjoys creative crafts including pottery and sewing.

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Student Veterinary Nurse

Sian

After leaving school Sian attended college and studied Animal Care and Animal Management. Whist at college she worked at her local veterinary surgery as a Saturday receptionist. Sian joined Mayow Veterinary Surgery in April 2013 as a student veterinary nurse.

Sian is very close to finishing her studies for her diploma in Veterinary Nursing.

Sian enjoys spending time with her family and friends and caring for her three dogs Riley, Gracie and her Mayow rescue dog, Poppy and her three cats Toffee, Treacle and Tilly.

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Student Veterinary Nurse

Kate

Kate joined our team in the spring of 2020 having many years experience in a vets in South London/Kent giving excellent care both in the operating theatre and surgery wards as a nursing assistant.

Kate is shortly starting her Veterinary Nursing Diploma and looks forward to being qualified in all the areas she already has much experience in! Kate’s great passion at work is inpatient care.

Away from the surgeries Kate has 3 lucky rescue cats and enjoys yoga and playing board games.

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Veterinary Care Assistant

Hannah

Hannah joined our Mayow team in 2020 after spending 3 years working between busy veterinary surgeries in South London and supporting hospital teams in wards, the operating theatre and on reception. Whilst Hannah loves being with the pets, helping them to recover post operation, she also enjoys meeting new and old faces in our reception.

Hannah will be starting her official student nurse training with us shortly.

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Support Team

Practice Manager

Robert RVN

Robert joined our surgeries in January 2014. During his time with us he became a Registered Nurse and is now an Area Manager for South London.

In his spare time Robert enjoys classical literature and making wooden clocks.

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Veterinary Receptionist

Tina

Tina has been Mayow’s receptionist since December 2005. Prior to that she has worked in another small animal practice in the South East.

In her spare time Tina enjoys spending time outdoors either walking her dog Daisy or riding her horse Indie.

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Veterinary Receptionist

Debbie

Debbie joined us in 2018 as our full time receptionist, working alongside Tina, Felicity, Gemma and Olivia.

Debbie has five, yes five, rescue cats, Max, Darcy, Sam, Fraiser and Bruce.

Debbie loves horses, running and log cabin holidays in the forests.

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Veterinary Receptionist

Felicity

Our popular veterinary receptionist Felicity has been working at our Mayow Veterinary Surgery and Parish Lane Vets since October 2020 after returning from living in Australia for 3 years. Having a passion for customer service and pets, this position was the perfect fit for such an avid animal lover.

Felicity like to travel and enjoys macramé and reading a good book. She is starting a Zoology degree in September 2021, after which she hopes to combine her love of animals and travelling with conservation.

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