Louise Hulford RVN: Head Nurse
Louise joined Blackheath vets in September 2016. She is a registered and fully qualified veterinary nurse who enjoys going to the gym and dog walking in her spare time.
She has a gorgeous Ragdoll cat who is called Barry White (as he is all White in colour).
Louise is a dedicated and caring nurse who is passionate about animals and their care.
Ellen Harmsworth: Student Nurse
Ellen has had previous experience volunteering at Celia Hammond Cat Rescue where she spent lots of time caring for the cats, which she thoroughly enjoyed.
In September 2016 Ellen officially became a Student Veterinary Nurse by starting her nursing course and attends college one day a week, as well as continuing to work at the clinic. Ellen is thoroughly enjoying studying nursing and is looking forward to qualifying in a couple of years. She loves animals and has a pet Labrador Retriever called Harley and a Dutch rabbit called Bunnykins.
In her spare time she really enjoys the culinary delights of baking, walking her dog, watching films, going to concerts and spending lots of quality time with family and friends.
Riai Ripley-White: Veterinary Care Assistant
Riai joined us here at The Animal Clinic in May 2016. She has previously worked and studied in the Equine Industry. Upon leaving University, she accepted a placement working in a Veterinary Hospital in Maidstone, where she gained experience in an out of hours practice, dealing with hospitalised patients.
She accepted her position here as a Veterinary Care Assistant to gain further experience with Small Animals and expand on her knowledge and skills required for the industry.
She eventually hopes undertake further studying to become a Registered Veterinary Nurse
Guler Gokdeli: Receptionist/Veterinary Care Assistant
Guler studied veterinary medicine and had worked in various clinics and laboratories overseas before she moved to London. She has also achieved her postgraduate diploma in immunology from King's College London.
Her love for animals go back to her childhood, previously she has owned budgies, finches, cats and a Kangal dog.
She hopes to become a pet owner again in the near future. Guler is outgoing, fun loving and always friendly.