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 challenging small animal medical cases but enjoys all aspects of mixed practice including bovine
medicine and surgery.James is studying for his RCVS certificate in small animal practice. 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. She recently attended
some rabbit medicine and surgical courses and has developed a keen interest in this delightful but sometimes overlooked species.
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.
Jones who recently spent almost a year with us as a locum, is continuing to work with us by also doing one Saturday morning