Your team,who we are and what we do....
Dr Samantha Sanger BVSc MRCVS
Sam graduated from the University of Liverpool in 1997 and started veterinary practice in a mixed practice in Liskeard, South East Cornwall. In 2003, after travelling and working as a locum, she joined Alphapet Vets in Sussex to concentrate on small animal medicine, moving back to Cornwall in 2006 to join Regent Court and became a director of the practice alongside Simon and Mary in 2008. Since then Simon and Mary have retired and Sam has taken sole charge of the business along with her husband Phil. Alongside a passion for all things furry, Sam has a daughter, Omelia, who is a great distraction when she's not at the practice. Sam can also occasionally be spotted at Marazion or Gwithian windsurfing or surfing, or out cycling, sea swimming and running in and around Penwith with local triathlon club, Mounts Bay Harriers. Currently, her other attentions go to Fozzie her Italian Spinone and a very cool and collected cat Percy.
Dr Hanna Menon BVSc MRCVS
Originally from St.Agnes and studying at Truro School Hannah can be classed as nearly local. Having worked at veterinary practice in Mid wales for three years she has now returned home.She has two cats, and enjoys walking, socialising and also sings in a local choir
Trudy Hayman RVN Head Nurse
Trudy our head nurse is now on Maternity leave but as she is great we couldn't just take her of the staff page. Trudy joined the practice at the start of summer 2012. Trudy is local girl from West Penwith, she knows the area well. Through hard work and enthusiasm Trudy as worked her way up to head Nurse .As well as nursing, Trudy looks after our in-house laboratory equipment making sure it is all up to standard and working well. Trudy has a Jack Russel called "Wesley" who is a real character. Wesley has been put through his paces by Marie at one of our Puppy foundation dog training class.
Megan Eastwood RVN
Megan is our youngest member of the nursing team . Another qualified Veterinary Nurse she complements our team well. Again being a local girl she knows her stuff both in and out of the practice. Megan lives with her partner Ollie and their cat " Hairy" and her two Guinea pigs " Linda and Terri".
Sarah Carter RVN
Sarah is also now on maternity but as her smile is so infectious we had to also leave her on the team page. She adds even more smiles to the practice. Living on a farm and being qualified 7 years Sarah brings a wealth of experience and knowledge with working dogs and farm cats along side her general nurse role. Sarah also loves Rabbits. Sarah's own pets include a dog called Summer and a cat called Spirit
Rachael Malone RVN
Rachael joined the team in March this year. She comes with great enthusiasm and experience following her work at several other vets including a veterinary hospital.
Her passion is nursing clinics and she has built up quite a following already.
She has many different pets the most unusual being some pigeons however her best known is Pumkin the street dog from Zante.
Angela Croft RVN
Angela has been qualified for 15 years qualifying in Essex and worked in a range of practices including referral and critical care.
She has lived in Cornwall for just over a year, loves dogs and has just set up puppy classes which is going very well and gaining more popularity every week. Angela's passion is for puppy's. and so she runs our puppy classes and which unlike most run over 3 weeks and include pretty much everything an dog owner needs to build the best relationship with their dog.
She is pictured here with her Staffordshire Bull Terrier cross Ava
Diane is the longest serving member of our team and has been with the practice for over 18 years. She is a true Penzance local having always lived in the town. Diane will be a familiar face to most clients as well as being on reception she also spends much of her time in the office helping Phil keeping the practice running as smoothly as possible.
In her spare time she likes to cook and can also usually be found on the bowling green. She has a particular interest in cats and has young cats who we here stories about most days called Oliver and Erik.
The very latest member of the team comes from another local practice but essentially has a hospitality background having worked at the Hilton Park Lane in London.
Nicky keeps reception running smoothly and acts as our client relations representative as she is always happy to help wherever she can. She is also our Pet Dialog champion so is able to show clients around our app. Nicky has two loving cats.