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Meet the Team

Lee-Ann Higgins BVSc(Hons) MRCVS

Lee-Ann graduated from the University of Pretoria in 1997. Prior to joining the team at Uxbridge Lee-Ann worked at the Mandeville Veterinary Hospital and before that at the Edgware branch of the Group. Lee-Ann's main interests are in medicine cases but she enjoys all aspects of veterinary practice. She has two cats, Roxy and Mouse, and two young boys who fill her time when not at work.



Charlie Alderman Registered Veterinary Nurse - Head Nurse

Charlie has been a Senior Branch Nurse since 1999 when she was based at the Hayes branch of Greenwoods before moving over to Uxbridge. Charlie is an A1 Assessor and has helped and supported many student veterinary nurses gain their qualifications over the years. Outside of work Charlie has an interest in archery and crafts.

Eleanor Evans Registered Veterinary Nurse

Elle joined the team at Uxbridge in 2015 having previously worked at the Edgware branch of the group since 2010.  Elle grew up in Lowestoft, Suffolk where she worked in practice for four years before moving to Goddards to finish her nurse training.

Elle has four rabbits and two cats at home and therefore has a particular interest in feline behaviour and rabbit welfare.  She is currently studying for a diploma in Feline Behaviour Management


Debbie Cotterill - Receptionist

Debbie is a long term member of our reception team having worked for the practice for 16 years.  She has two cats (Ted and Poppy) and a cockapoo called Rosie.

Nicola O'Grady - Receptionist

Nicola started her career in 1992 as a trainee veterinary nurse and joined the practice almost 17 years ago as a second year trainee/receptionist having previously worked as a trainee nurse in Slough and Windsor.  Nicola has a cat called Dennis (who is a rogue), two rabbits - Winston Churchill and Nibbles............and twin boys!!  She enjoys reading and is a very outdoorsy person (a necessity with twin boys!)