Susanna Maidwell qualified from London University in 1983. After qualifying, she worked in practices in Oxfordshire
and the West Midlands, before coming to this practice in 1988. Susanna works part time in the practice and deals solely with small
animals. She has a special interest in geriatrics, using therapeutic dietary manipulation (such as prescription diets),internal medicine
Simon Mitchell has been at Head and Head since March 2011. He grew up in Carbis Bay and saw practice with
us as a vet student. After qualifying, he worked as a large animal vet at Kenwyn near Truro. Particularly interested in bovine
herd health work, bovine and equine medicine and surgery, he enjoys all aspects of large animal practice. Simon uses the
latest software analytical programmes including Interherd, Interherd plus and Myhealthyherd to get the best results for his herd health
clients. In his spare time, Simon is chairman of Mullion Surf Lifesaving club and is a surf lifesaving coach.
James Wright joined
us in July 2014 after graduating from Liverpool University.
He grew up in Lincolnshire and is enjoying living in Cornwall.
James has a particular interest in small animal medical cases but enjoys all aspects of mixed practice including bovine medicine
and surgery.He is also a Lieutenant with the Army reserve in his spare time!
Sophie Gumble joined us in September
2014 after also recently graduating from Liverpool University. Sophie is from a farming background in Herefordshire and has her own
horse and flock of sheep. Needless to say, she loves sheep and equine work but also enjoys all aspects of mixed practice, particularly
small animal soft tissue surgical cases.
Two new vets have recently joined our team. Zeinab Weyers is from Cumbria and recently
qualified from the University of Liverpool. Melanie Bruce-Miller is from Zambia and recently qualified from the University of
Kosice in Slovakia. They are both settling in well with our team and are enjoying all aspects of our mixed practice.
Mairi Herdman lives
locally with her family. She works as a small animal locum vet and we are fortunate to be able to have her doing one Saturday
morning surgery a month for us.
Martin Jones who recently spent almost a year with us as a locum, is continuing
to work with us by also doing one Saturday morning each month.