Who We Are

 

Welcome to Barrmore Vets

Barrmore Vets is an established, family-owned veterinary practice in the heart of Llanharan. The practice is owned by Emma and Giles who purchased the practice in May 2014 when the previous owner retired. It is one of the few independently owned vets in the area.

Our practice is open for appointments throughout the day and provides a friendly and caring veterinary healthcare service for all small animals. We operate in a professional and accommodating environment and our dedicated, knowledgeable team are on hand to help in any way possible. 

Giles Heaversedge BVSc MRCVS

Giles qualified from Liverpool and began work in a veterinary practice in Newport. It was here that he developed an interest in small animal medicine and surgery hence settled in Wales. He has worked throughout South Wales area ever since.

Giles has received nominations for Vet of the Year  2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020!

Away from work he enjoys kitesurfing and mountain biking.


Emma Heaversedge BA (Hons)

Emma works behind the scenes as the Practice Manager. She was nominated for Practice Manager of the Year 2018

Emma enjoys running, reading and walking their dog Bert.

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Andra Branzea MRCVS

Andra Branzea MRCVS

Andra qualified as a Veterinary Surgeon in 2011 and she joined the Barrmore Vets team in August 2018. 

Andra is currently studying for her certificate in General Practice and is a certified K-Laser therapist.

She is proud mum to Greg (pictured here) and Stu the rat.  


Caroline Southerden BVETMED MRCVS GPCert (Ophth)

Caroline joined Barrmore Vets in 2019. Caroline qualified as a Veterinary Surgeon 2006  and holds a Certificate in Ophthalmology. Caroline is also a qualified veterinary acupuncturist.

In Caroline’s spare time she enjoys water-sports, travelling and Salsa.


Sian Thomas RVN

Sian Thomas RVN

Sian is Barrmore Vets Head Nurse and joined the team in October 2018. She has a wealth of nursing experience and has been nursing for 13 years.

We are delighted that Sian has qualified as a certified K-Laser Therapist.

Sian is proud cat mum to Jaffro (pictured here), Toulouse, Ripley and Nim and dog mum to Shadowmere the Welsh Terrier.


Jen Pounds RVN

Jen Pounds RVN

Jen joined the Barrmore Vets team in September 2018. She has a wealth of experience and has been nursing since 2006.

We are delighted that Jen is our Rabbit Advocate and the font of knowledge for all things bunny! Jen has also qualified as a certified K-Laser therapist.


Jodie Hoare RVN

Jodie Hoare RVN

Jodie qualified as a Registered Nurse in 2018 and joined the Barrmore Team in November 2020. Jodie has particular interest in wound management and anaesthesia. Jodie is a registered K-Laser Therapist.

Jodie is pictured here with her cat, Leela, who was brought into her previous practice as a tiny stray kitten with a ruptured eyeball. Whilst she was in for surgery, Jodie fell in love with Leela and adopted her.


Jodie George RVN

Jodie George RVN

Jodie joined the Barrmore Team in November 2020 and we were delighted when she became a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2021. Jodie is a qualified K-Laser therapist.

She has a strong interest in nutrition, exotics and wildlife medicine. Jodie spent time in South Africa working with primates and wants to continue volunteering with wildlife around the world.

In her free time Jodie spends time with her horses, cats and dogs or taking photos of wildlife and nature.


Rachel Inglis ANA

Rachel Inglis ANA

Rachel has worked with animals for over 12 years and can advise on many aspects of animal care. Rachel joined the Barrmore Vets team as a Veterinary Receptionist in 2015 and received a nomination for Practice Support Staff of the Year 2018 2019 and 2020!

Rachel is the proud owner of Betty, a Psittacine.


Jackie Aldred

Jackie Aldred

Jackie joined Barrmore Vets as a Veterinary Receptionist in 2020. She has over 23 years of experience in the veterinary environment and a HND in Animal Science and Business.

Pictured here with her gorgeous dog Paddy, she enjoys exploring the local area on her bike.


Bert

Bert

Bert can be found here at Barrmore Vets most days!  Giles and Emma are the proud owners of Bert who is a Border Terrier.

Bert joined Barrmore Vets when he was born in 2018. He specialises in chasing squirrels, pestering everyone to play ball and finding the most comfortable spot to snooze in. He spends his days ‘helping’ Emma in the office.

Bert is frequently spotted on Barrmore Vets’ Facebook page