Medivet 24 Hour Alfreton

01773 832218

4.8 /5
244 reviews

216 King Street, Alfreton, DE55 7DF

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  • Your vet in Alfreton

    At our Derbyshire practice, we understand your pet's a beloved member of the family. That's why our large and experienced team are dedicated to delivering exceptional client and patient care. Our practice has certificate holders in surgery, cardiology and dermatology.

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  • 24/7 Support

    We have dedicated and caring clinical professionals on-site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Outside of normal working hours expert emergency treatment, care and advice is provided by Vets Now.

  • Our services

    Our vet in Alfreton is fully equipped with advanced equipment and a wide range of services. This includes large and glass-fronted cat and dog kennels, an in-house laboratory for rapid turnaround of results, three operating theatres, modern digital x-ray machines, heart monitors and a video endoscope system for keyhole procedures.

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  • Disability Friendly
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Meet the team

Nick Pine

Partner and Veterinary Surgeon

Nick Pine

Partner and Veterinary Surgeon

I joined the practice in 1999, having qualified from Cambridge vet school in 1996. I then became a partner in the practice in 2004. Clinically, my interests include ophthalmology (eye cases), ultrasound scanning, medical cases and keyhole surgery. When I’m not working, I enjoy cycling, both on and off road, and play local league table tennis. I have two children and a ‘sprollie’ dog called Archie.

Matt Ingram

Partner and Veterinary Surgeon

Matt Ingram

Partner and Veterinary Surgeon

I qualified from London in 1991, joined the practice in 1993 and became a partner at the branch in 1995. My area of expertise is surgery and I obtained the Certificate in Small Animal Surgery in 2004. Outside of work I’m a keen cyclist and enjoy mountain biking and competing in cyclocross races. I debuted on the world stage when I competed in the 2017 World Cyclocross Championships in Belgium.

Babs Ingram

Veterinary Surgeon

Babs Ingram

Veterinary Surgeon

I came to Alfreton as a new graduate in 1991 and have been here ever since. I did a post graduate qualification in cardiology in 2008 and see the practice caseload of heart and respiratory cases, as well as taking referrals. In my spare time I enjoy running and completed the London marathon in 2013 in aid of Kidney Research UK. I’m also qualified as swimming referee and am a Norwich City FC season ticket holder. At home I enjoy spending time with Herbie, my cavalier king charles spaniel.

Carole Hopkinson

Veterinary Surgeon

Carole Hopkinson

Veterinary Surgeon

I joined the practice as a new graduate in 1983, and was a partner in the practice from 1988 until 2018. I gained a post-graduate qualification in dermatology in 2005, and do all the specialist skin cases at the practice. In my spare time I enjoy riding my horse and supporting Nottingham Forest. I’m also a keen runner and often do park runs and 10km races.

Elizabeth John

Veterinary Surgeon

Elizabeth John

Veterinary Surgeon

I joined the practice in September 2015 after qualifying from Nottingham University in 2014. I previously worked for the PDSA in Southampton which was very busy and kickstarted my career in veterinary work. I’m also currently studying for an Emergency and Critical Care post graduate qualification. Out of work I love to cook and try to stay active by playing squash and taking mu very energetic Staffy, Bubba, for a run.

Elizabeth Else

Veterinary Surgeon

Elizabeth Else

Veterinary Surgeon

I joined the Alfreton practice in July 2018 after qualifying from Glasgow University. I’m particularly interested in medicine cases, especially when they are a challenge. I’m originally from Hong Kong and speak four languages including Cantonese and Mandarin. At home I have a very cute elderly cat called Angel.

Natalie Pryor

Veterinary Surgeon

Natalie Pryor

Veterinary Surgeon

I joined the practice in September 2018. I’m from California and obtained a degree in Small Animal Science at the University of California. I then moved to Scotland in 2012 to study to be a vet at the University of Edinburgh. I have a special interest in soft tissue surgery and geriatric care. I now live in Long Eaton with my fiancée Matt and my two cats Pablo and Conner. In my spare time I enjoy reading, cooking and travelling the world.

Lisa Sessions

Veterinary Surgeon

Lisa Sessions

Veterinary Surgeon

I graduated from the University of Bristol in 2010 after first completing a degree in Natural Sciences at the University of Cambridge. I then spent five years working in mixed practice in the Peak District before moving to small animal work. Originally from Sheffield, I now live in the middle of the Peak District with my farmer husband and black labrador Nelly. On my days off I bake, walk my lovely dog Nelly and potter around my small cottage garden, or read a good book if the weather doesn't cooperate.

Tom Wallage

Veterinary Surgeon

Tom Wallage

Veterinary Surgeon

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Diana Gomes

Night Veterinary Surgeon

Diana Gomes

Night Veterinary Surgeon

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Fiona Ditcher

Veterinary Surgeon

Fiona Ditcher

Veterinary Surgeon

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Helen Howard

Head Veterinary Nurse

Helen Howard

Head Veterinary Nurse

I qualified as a nurse in 2003, and have been with the practice since 2004. As the head nurse I’m responsible for organising the nursing team. Outside of work I breed and show Hungarian Vizlas, whippets and Shih Tzus, and have won best of breed at Crufts four times.

Danielle Wright

Veterinary Nurse

Danielle Wright

Veterinary Nurse

I qualified from Bristol University in July 2017. I then worked at a small animal hospital in Somerset and a referral practice in Derbyshire before joining Alfreton in January 2019. I have quickly settled into the team here and am enjoying cardiology and critical care nursing. Away from work I enjoy spending time with my chihuahua Peach, and as of July 2019, another chihuahua puppy called Binky.

Claire Foster

Veterinary Nurse

Claire Foster

Veterinary Nurse

I qualified in 2004 and have been with Alfreton since April 2014. I originally joined as maternity cover but thoroughly enjoyed working here. I’ve previously worked in practices in Cheshire and Staffordshire. I enjoy the really challenging surgical cases and am often in theatre with Matt helping with the complicated anaesthetic cases. Away from work, I enjoy walking my dogs or riding my motorbike. I have two very beautiful breeds, one Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever and an American Akita.

Katie Charity

Veterinary Nurse

Katie Charity

Veterinary Nurse

I qualified from Nottingham Trent University, having completed a three-year foundation degree in veterinary nursing. I worked at the PDSA in Derby prior to joining our team here in Alfreton. I really enjoy helping the vets with emergency operations and am very interested in veterinary anaesthesia. Away from work, I enjoy eating out (especially Chinese food), and looking after my four cats, Bobby, Jake, Timmy and Milo.

Laura Crarer

Veterinary Nurse

Laura Crarer

Veterinary Nurse

I’ve been with the practice since 2010 and qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2015. I particularly enjoy nursing the critical patients and helping the vets in theatre. At home I have two young children and returned from maternity leave in August 2019. I also have a dog called George and two cats, Boris and Elliott, who I rescued as kittens.

Lindsay Cotterill

Veterinary Nurse

Lindsay Cotterill

Veterinary Nurse

I joined the Alfreton practice in 2001 as an office assistant before moving into nursing. My main interests are surgical nursing and running the practice weight watchers’ scheme for pets. Outside of work I have two sons and a lively therapy dog called Harley. I often take Harley to primary schools where children can read to him and gain confidence in their reading. My hobbies include running and going camping with my family.

Megan Hall

Veterinary Nurse

Megan Hall

Veterinary Nurse

I qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2016 and joined Alfreton Park in April 2017. Before this I worked as a groomer. I enjoy all aspects of nursing but really love treating critically ill patients and watching their health improve. At home I have two dogs called Stanley and Alfie, both Border terriers, and spend most of my spare time walking and riding mu Irish sports horse, Connor. I also love going travelling.

Sioned Owen

Veterinary Nurse

Sioned Owen

Veterinary Nurse

I qualified in July 2019 from Harper Adams College. I originally came to Alfreton for my placement and was offered a full-time role. I have a keen interest in nutrition but enjoy getting stuck in to all aspects of the job. I have Yorkshire terriers called Pepsi, a bichon frise called Daisy, and a cat called Harper who I hand-reared. Away from work I take part in motorsport and breed budgerigars.

Sarah Peverelle

Veterinary Nurse

Sarah Peverelle

Veterinary Nurse

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Alice Coupe

Veterinary Nurse

Alice Coupe

Veterinary Nurse

I joined the practice in 2018 after previously working in other practices for six years. I passed my veterinary nursing exams to become fully qualified in April 2019. My favourite part of the job is nursing critical care patients, which I find very rewarding. In my spare time I enjoy walking and camping. I have two dogs, a cat and two guinea pigs.

Annie Mott

Veterinary Nurse

Annie Mott

Veterinary Nurse

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Ayla Reid-Dawson

Night Veterinary Nurse

Ayla Reid-Dawson

Night Veterinary Nurse

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Jade Drury

Night Veterinary Nurse

Jade Drury

Night Veterinary Nurse

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Donna Layton

Student Veterinary Nurse

Donna Layton

Student Veterinary Nurse

I joined the team in 2015 after previously working for other veterinary practices and hospitals. I started veterinary nurse training in 2019. I have a lovely husband, two girls and three stepchildren. In my spare time I enjoy walking my collie cross mastiff dog Poppy and going to the gym. I especially love running and have done several half marathons and two full marathons.

Emily Ross

Student Veterinary Nurse

Emily Ross

Student Veterinary Nurse

I joined the practice in 2018, having previously run my own pet-sitting business. I enjoy looking after the in-patients, especially the ones recovering from surgery who have special nursing needs. At home I have four cats, Nellie, Mischief, Bourbon and Maize, and a collie called Mabel. Away from work, I really enjoy horse riding and speedway.

Sharni Hunt

Student Veterinary Nurse

Sharni Hunt

Student Veterinary Nurse

I’ve been with the practice since 2014, joining from Broomfield College where I completed a level 3 course in Animal Management. I enjoy everything about my work here and have just started veterinary nurse training. Away from work, I enjoy clay pigeon shooting, shopping and going to the cinema. At home my dachshunds Pepper and Nancy keep me busy.

Emma Bradley

Student Veterinary Nurse

Emma Bradley

Student Veterinary Nurse

I've worked for Medivet since November 2016 before joining the team at Alfreton. I’m currently studying hard in my final year of veterinary nurse training. I’m incredibly active, having completed Tough Mudder in 2017 and climbed Ben Nevis in 2019. When not outdoors or at work, I love to spend time with my Collie cross, Harry, and my black cat, Jasper.

Verity Harper

Student Veterinary Nurse

Verity Harper

Student Veterinary Nurse

I joined the team in 2017 and help to look after all the in-patients. I had been at University for two years before deciding I wanted a job with practical skills and am now training to become a veterinary nurse. I enjoy all aspects of my job but especially cuddling all the puppies that come in. At home I have a French bulldog called Peanut, a Boxer called Victor, and a cat called Bella.

Lauren Barber

Patient Care Assistant

Lauren Barber

Patient Care Assistant

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Rachel White

Student Veterinary Nurse

Rachel White

Student Veterinary Nurse

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Max Wells

Client Care Assistant

Max Wells

Client Care Assistant

After having a varied start to my career, including working for the RSPCA, I joined the practice as a kennel maid. I then quickly moved into veterinary nursing, qualifying in 2004. My main interests are in behaviour and have gained an Advanced Diploma in Companion Animal Behaviour and Training. Away from work, I enjoy spending time with my dogs Eddie and Tetley. I’m a very proud owner of two donkeys, Humphrey and Barney, who came from a rescue centre.

Jilly Johnson

Client Care Assistant

Jilly Johnson

Client Care Assistant

I’ve been a receptionist with Alfreton since 1993. I’m married with two children and in my spare time enjoy running, pilates and spending time with my three grandsons. I’ve also recently had a Cockerpoo puppy called Kevin who is keeping me on my feet.

Claire Truswell

Client Care Assistant

Claire Truswell

Client Care Assistant

I previously worked at Chesterfield vets for 10 years doing reception, nursing and administration work. I left there after having my second child and have worked at Alfreton Park ever since. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family, eating out and going to rock concerts. I’m also a huge fan of Foo Fighters.

Joanne Britcliffe

Client Care Assistant

Joanne Britcliffe

Client Care Assistant

I’ve been in reception work since 2008 but have been with Alfreton since June 2019. Working in the veterinary profession has given me a great interest in animals, causing me to adopt eight rescues. In my spare time I enjoy reading, gardening and DIY.

Sharon Pine

Administrator

Sharon Pine

Administrator

I qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 1989 and worked in Oxfordshire and Berkshire before moving to Derbyshire in 1999. I joined Alfreton in 2008 as the practice’s first dedicated Insurance Administrator. I am married to Nick Pine and have 2 children and a sprollie dog called Archie. In the little spare time I have I enjoy going to the gym, walking Archie and relaxing.

Reviews

4.8 /5
244 reviews
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5.0/5
Apr 12, 2021
Facebook Medivet Alfreton - Alfreton Park Vet Hospital Verified User
On Saturday 10th April we had to say goodbye to our 16 year old Westie baby, Wilbur. It was absolutely devastating and we were totally heartbroken as you can imagine. I would like to thank the 2 ladies that helped us. They were so compassionate and looked after my old boy with love, care and dignity. We were given as much time as we needed with Wilbur before he went over the rainbow bridge. It's such a difficult time but we felt so supported. Thank you so very much. He is now at peace and pain free. I would definitely recommend this vets. They care, and that to me is everything.
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5.0/5
Apr 12, 2021
Google Medivet Alfreton - Alfreton Park Vet Hospital Verified User
We felt that our pet was being cared for in an extremely caring and professional manner , she gave us a full explanation of our pets condition , she discussed the way forward , offered advice , couldn't have asked for more .
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5.0/5
Apr 8, 2021
Google Medivet Alfreton - Alfreton Park Vet Hospital Verified User
I respect that you cant run a ship where everything goes like clock work on timings, but you do a pretty amazing job and have friendly and approachable staff I feel very comfortable looking after our pets.
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5.0/5
Apr 8, 2021
Facebook Medivet Alfreton - Alfreton Park Vet Hospital Verified User
Saved my little Ruby’s life. The most caring team there is. She’s lost a leg but gained a whole new attitude!
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5.0/5
Mar 30, 2021
Google Medivet Alfreton - Alfreton Park Vet Hospital Verified User
Excellent service
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5.0/5
Mar 25, 2021
Google Medivet Alfreton - Alfreton Park Vet Hospital Verified User
Fabulous service as always, from the genuine care and love for my animals to the professional advise given. Thank you for always being a constant.
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5.0/5
Mar 22, 2021
Google Medivet Alfreton - Alfreton Park Vet Hospital Verified User
I managed to get Bruce seen quickly and treated which help stop most of the pain he was in and the pain killers sorted the rest
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5.0/5
Mar 19, 2021
Google Medivet Alfreton - Alfreton Park Vet Hospital Verified User
Friendly staff, quick appointment and my dog was not afraid which makes it even more worthy! Reasonably priced also. It was our first visit, they made us feel welcome. Great Covid measures, parking available.
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5.0/5
Mar 18, 2021
Google Medivet Alfreton - Alfreton Park Vet Hospital Verified User
my dog Max is happy to go with any member of staff and anything found is always explained clearly and all the staff have been very helpful. Thank you.
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5.0/5
Mar 18, 2021
VetHelpDirect Medivet Alfreton - Alfreton Park Vet Hospital Verified User
As always, the Vets and all members of Staff are exceptionally caring and considerate, not only to our pets, but owners as well. The holistic approach offered by everyone is so very much appreciated and Nick and his team are, without doubt, the best a pet parent could wish for. I find comfort in knowing that they are always there and offer the best approach to treatment, for which I am very grateful.
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5.0/5
Mar 17, 2021
Google Medivet Alfreton - Alfreton Park Vet Hospital Verified User
As always, the Vets and all members of Staff are exceptionally caring and considerate, not only to our pets, but owners as well. The holistic approach offered by everyone is so very much appreciated and Nick and his team are, without doubt, the best a pet parent could wish for. I find comfort in knowing that they are always there and offer the best approach to treatment, for which I am very grateful.
Google
5.0/5
Mar 16, 2021
Google Medivet Alfreton - Alfreton Park Vet Hospital Verified User
The most important thing to me is trust & I trust the practice 100% with my pets. Xx