Our dedicated nurses are working hard to get your pet healthy again. They are an essential part of the team, assisting the vets, performing laboratory tests, looking after pets in hospital and keeping the practice clean!

Alison Drew RVN

Head Nurse

Alison has been with us since 1999! She started here as a brand new trainee nurse and qualified in 2001. Alison has been our Head Nurse now for six years. An avid football supporter with a particular penchant for Derby County and Tonbridge Angels.

Vicky Burrows RVN, A1/CC, ESVPS NCERT(anaesth)

Senior Theatre Nurse

Vicky joined us in August 2022 as Senior Theatre Nurse. She has been a qualified Veterinary Nurse since 2000 and holds a certificate in anaesthesia. In her spare time Vicky enjoys going to the cinema and spending time with her husband and two children.

Chloe Powar RVN

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Chloe joined us in October 2012 as an Animal Nursing Assistant and then as a Student Veterinary Nurse. She qualified as an RVN in 2017. Chloe enjoys cake making (making some amazing and absolutely delicious cakes for staff birthdays) and spending time with her husband and three young children.

Chloe Longstaff

Trainee Nurse

Chloe joined the Priory Lodge team in January 2022. She has four years of experience as a Patient Care Assistant at a veterinary practice in Paddock Wood and has started her training to become a qualified veterinary nurse. In her spare time Chloe enjoys reading, listening to music and playing with her two dogs.

Jen Chatfield

Nursing Assistant

Jen has always wanted to work with animals and is excited to be starting her career with us. In her free time Jen spends time with her friends and is planning to get back into kayaking once the water is a bit warmer.

Liv Williams

Nursing Assistant

Liv has been here since September 2022 as an Animal Nursing Assistant. Liv came to us with 3 years experience of a local veterinary referral centre and is hoping to eventually train here to become a vet nurse. In her spare time Liv likes to spend time with her gorgeous staffy and her two parrots.