Ana Sedecaru MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

Anna graduated in 2006 in Romania where she worked for a couple of years as a small animal vet.

In 2011 she started an internship with Rutland House Referrals and now she enjoys working at our Freckleton Branch.

Ana has a particular interest in small animal physiotherapy and rehabilitation.

She has a beautiful long hair rescued cat named Blue and likes cooking for her friends.


Gerard Tennyson MVP MRCVS

Head Vet

Gerard graduated in 2005 from University College Dublin with 1:1 Honors. His first job was in a busy mixed practice with a small animal bias. Since 2006 he has worked in small animal practice in the North West. Gerard has been with Rutland House since 2009 and has been the senior vet for first opinion since 2010 and more recently becoming head first opinion vet..

Gerard enjoys all aspects of Veterinary medicine but would have a preference towards internal medicine and diagnostic imaging especially ultrasonography. Gerard is currently studying towards a further qualification in diagnostic imaging.

Within the practice Gerard has a close working relationship with Dogs Trust Merseyside and enjoys spending time at the charity centre examining their many dogs.

Gerard also has a management role within the practice working closely with his team of vets, the practice manager and other heads of departments to ensure a high standard of service for our clients and patients.

Outside of work Gerard likes to spend time with his wife, two young children and 2 active Cocker Spaniels Cara and Maggie. He rescued both of these dogs from animal charities, Maggie coming from the Dogs Trust as a puppy.


Mary Carpenter BVetMed MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

Mary qualified from the Royal Veterinary College, London, in 2006. Originally from the North West, she has been a small animal, first opinion, vet in this area since qualification. She enjoys the wide variety of clinical cases that present in general practice at the hospital, and branches.

Outside of work, Mary is a member of a couple of amateur dramatic societies, and most recently performed at the St Helens Theatre Royal.


Stephanie Walsh Rutland House Staff
Stephanie Walsh BVSc CertAVP MRCVS

Senior Vet

Stephanie graduated from Liverpool University in 2004, and spent 7 years working in mixed and then solely small animal practice in the North East.

She moved back home to the North West in 2012 and started work at Rutland House Veterinary Hospital, where she is now our first opinion Senior Vet. Stephanie enjoys all aspects of small animal practice, and completed her certificate of Advanced Veterinary Practice in 2016. We have CO2 surgical laser at Rutland House, which Stephanie has been trained to use in America. Outside of work Stephanie enjoys scuba diving, horse riding and travelling.


Emma Youds MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

Emma qualified from Liverpool University in 2009 and spent 3 years working in small animal and equine practice in the north west. Emma joined Rutland House in 2012 to concentrate on her small animal work which is her main interest.

Emma enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine but has a particular interest in soft tissue surgery and internal medicine. In her free time Emma enjoys walking and exploring the countryside, skiing and seeing friends


Joao Braga Rutland House Staff
Joao Braga MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

I graduated in 2004 in Portugal where I worked as a Veterinary Surgeon. I moved to England in December 2012, and since then I've been working in different Small Animal 1st Opinion Positions. After a year working in a Small Veterinary Hospital PDSA partner, I decided to join Rutland House Vets in February 2015. Primary interests are Soft Tissue Surgery but enjoy all aspects of being a Vet. Outside of work I enjoy football, mountain biking and traveling.


Charlotte Langlois BVSc MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

Charli graduated in 2011 from the University of Liverpool. She initially spent some time in Cambridgeshire before moving back to the North West. She joined us here at Rutland House in 2015.

Charli enjoys all parts of general practice but particularly enjoys Neurology and is currently undertaking a post graduate certificate in small animal medicine.

In her spare time Charli enjoys skiing and snowboarding and also loves baking to relax. She has a very cute cat called Zephy


Rebecca Kent MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

Becky graduated from Liverpool University in 2010. She then stayed at the University to complete an equine internship and worked in the first opinion equine practice where she gained her advanced practitioner certificate. Recently she has made the move over into small animal practice and has a particular interest in soft tissue surgery.

In her free time Becky enjoys walks with her Vizsla called Gus, skiing and playing touch rugby.


Abigail Evans BVM BVS MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

Abi graduated as a Veterinary Surgeon from The University of Nottingham in 2015. Abi then spent a year working for the RSPCA where she treated mainly stray and neglected animals. Abi then spent a year working for a busy first opinion practice in Sale before moving to join the Rutland House team in 2017.

Abi has two naughty black cats called Peter and Penny, which she adopted from the RSPCA, as well as a working cocker spaniel, Freya, who keeps her busy. Aside from walking Freya, in her spare time Abi rides her horse Phoebe and enjoys skiing. She also enjoys fine art, and composes pieces for friends and family when time permits!


Samir Yusuf Rutland House Staff
Samir Yusuf MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

Samir graduated in 2012 from Bulgaria and worked in his father's mixed animal practice before moving to the U.K. In 2013. Prior to working at Rutland House he has worked at a few small animal practices. His special interests are internal medicine and critical care medicine.

Out of work Samir has just moved to St Helens and likes to spend his free time staying fit and going to the cinema. He has a chinchilla, budgies and two axolotls.


Bronagh Kelly

Veterinary Surgeon

Details coming soon


Jon Beronet Rutland House Staff
Jan Beranek

Soft Tissue Surgeon


Abby Marsh Rutland House Staff
Abigail Marsh

Registered Veterinary Nurse


Abby Wilson Rutland House Staff
Abigail Wilson

Registered Veterinary Nurse


Alison Wilson Rutland House Staff
Alison Wilson

Dermatology Vet


Andrea Illidge Rutland House Staff
Andrea Illidge

Theatre Technician


Angela Connor Rutland House Staff
Angela Connor

Auxiliary Veterinary Nurse


Caroline Palin Rutland House Staff
Caroline Palin

Registered Veterinary Nurse


Catherine Knight Rutland House Staff
Catherine Knight

Auxiliary Veterinary Nurse


Charlotte Langlois Rutland House Staff
Charlotte Langlois

Veterinary Surgeon


Cheryl Robinson Rutland House Staff
Cheryl Robinson

Head Theatre Nurse


Chloe Neilson Rutland House Staff
Chloe Neilson

Auxiliary Veterinary Nurse


Christina Parr Rutland House Staff
Christina Parr

Registered Veterinary Nurse


Christopher Saul Rutland House Staff
Christopher Saul

Oncology Vet Surgeon


Clair Ward Rutland House Staff
Clair Ward

Registered Veterinary Nurse


Danielle Welsh Rutland House Staff
Danielle Welsh

Auxiliary Veterinary Nurse


Eliza Rogalsua Rutland House Staff
Eliza Rogalska

Dermatology Veterinary Intern


Emma Cook Rutland House Staff
Emma Cook

Deputy Practice Manager


Emma Doran Rutland House Staff
Emma Doran

Trainee Veterinary Nurse


Emma Garnett Rutland House Staff
Emma Garnett

Registered Veterinary Nurse


Emma Lamb Rutland House Staff
Emma Lamb

Auxiliary Veterinary Nurse


Fiona Davies Rutland House Staff
Fiona Davies

Registered Veterinary Nurse


G. E. Thompson Rutland House Staff
Gillian Thompson

Receptionist


Gemma Tripp Rutland House Staff
Gemma Tripp

Registered Veterinary Nurse


H. Blackmore Rutland House Staff
Hayley Blackmore

Exotics Veterinary Nurse


Hannah Lancaster Rutland House Staff
Hannah Lancaster

Registered Veterinary Nurse


J. Tuddenham Rutland House Staff
Jenny Tuddenham

Registered Veterinary Nurse


J. Fullard Rutland House Staff
J. Fullard

Head Auxiliary Nurse


Jade Murphy Rutland House Staff
Jade Murphy

Trainee Veterinary Nurse


Jan Hamlett Rutland House Staff
Janet Hamlett

Head Recptionist


Janet Colquitt
Janet Colquitt

Practice Manager Assistant


Janie Clare Rutland House Staff
Janie Clare

Practice Manager


Jill O Connor Rutland House Staff
Jillian O’Connor

Veterinary Nurse Assistant


Jordan Blundell Rutland House Staff
Jordan Blundell

Auxiliary Veterinary Nurse


Josh Green Rutland House Staff
Josh Green

Trainee Veterinary Nurse


L Hargreaves Rutland House Staff
Charlotte Hargreaves

Referral Co-coordinator


Leona Mckenna Rutland House Staff
Leona McKenna

Trainee Veterinary Nurse


Liz Lynam Rutland House Staff
Liz Lynam

Receptionist


Lorna Varey Rutland House Staff
Lorna Varey

Receptionist


M Jones Rutland House Staff
Michelle Jones

Head Theatre Nurse


Megan De Renzy Rutland House Staff
Megan De Renzy

Theatre Technician


Nicola Leatherbarrow Rutland House Staff
Nicola Leatherbarrow

Trainee Veterinary Nurse


Rachel Saunders Rutland House Staff
Rachel Saunders

Receptionist


Rebecca Ward Rutland House Staff
Rebecca Ward

Receptionist


Reece Tam Rutland House Staff
Reece Tam

Veterinary Surgeon


Shauna Park Rutland House Staff
Shaunna Park

Receptionist


Siobhan Marsh Rutland House Staff
Siobhan Marsh

Trainee Veterinary Nurse


Siobhan Tench Rutland House Staff
Siobhan Tench

Secretary


Sophie Lyons-Whearty Rutland House Staff
Sophie Lyons-Whearty

Veterinary Surgeon


Sophie Mcintosh Rutland House Staff
Sophie Mcintosh

Trainee Veterinary Nurse


Steph Worgan Rutland House Staff
Stephanie Worgan

Registered Veterinary Nurse


T Cooper Rutland House Staff
Taylor Cooper

Registered Veterinary Nurse


Tanya Rodrigues Rutland House Staff
Tania Rodrigues

Dermatology Veterinary Intern


Victoria Morley Rutland House Staff
Victoria Morley

Veterinary Intern