Introducing Our Practice Team 

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A big welcome from all the team at The Village Veterinary Centre. When you come to us, you will be greeted by one of our receptionists, Clare or Wendy. You will see our main Vet, Patrick, or Sarah Filmer or Tom, our part-time Vets. Michele the Practice Nurse will look after your animals when they come in for a procedure and is also always at hand for any help or advice you should require. Sarah and Nikki are the admin team and will help you with any insurance or general administrative enquiries that you may have. See below for more details about our staff.


Patrick  Bullen
Patrick Bullen
Practice Principal
BVSc MRCVS

Patrick is the practice principal. He qualified with a commendation (honours) from Liverpool University in 1992. Patrick is committed to high standards of patient care and safety. Patrick shares his life with his wife Sarah, daughter Emma and their 8 pets. Mia the Cavalier Cross, Cats 'Lottie', 'Johnny' and 'Bubble' were all rescued as kittens and now rule the roost. 'Edith' and 'Beryl' are the rescue meditteranean tortoises who weed the garden and 'Strawberry' and 'Tinkerbell' are Emma's guinea pigs.

Sarah Bullen
Sarah Bullen
Practice Manager

Patrick's wife Sarah works in the practice as practice manager. She also helps on reception when Clare, Nikki, Wendy and Michele are having some well earned time off. Sarah will be pleased to help you with any non-clinical enquires that you may have.

Tom Gray
Tom Gray
Veterinary Surgeon
BVSc MRCVS

Tom is our part time vet. He lives on his family farm near Winchester with his wife and daughter and when he is not working at Village Vets, he is busy dealing with all the day to day running of the farm.

Sarah Filmer
Sarah Filmer
Veterinary Surgeon
BVSc MRCVS

Sarah is an experienced vet with over 25 years experience, who is very thorough and conscientious. Sarah is a true animal lover and has spent her life rescuing animals. She lives in Southampton with her family and numerous rescued pets.

Michele Tilley
Michele Tilley
Practice Nurse
VN

Michele is our practice nurse and has a wealth of experience. She has been a veterinary nurse for over 25 years which means your pets will be in the very best hands if they come in for treatment or a procedure.

Clare Somerton
Clare Somerton
Receptionist

Clare has over 15 years experience working as a veterinary receptionist. Clare lives near Romsey with her husband and son, 2 rescue dogs, 8 rescue cats, 2 rescue chickens and a horse called Stanley!

Nikki Roxburgh
Nikki Roxburgh
Practice Administrator

As well as being a total animal lover, Nikki has many years experience in the customer service industry so has all the skills to deal with clients and their pets in an efficient and caring manner. She will also be happy to deal with any insurance or admin queries that you may have. Nikki lives locally with her partner, two sons, cat called Tara and ruby cavalier called Martell.

Wendy Priest
Wendy Priest
Receptionist

Wendy has experience of working in a busy veterinary hospital and of working for a pet insurance company. She also has owned many pets in the past and currently has a cat, three dogs and chickens.
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