Meghan Conroy RVN
Meghan joined Brook House in 2017 and instantly fell in love with the clients, patients and staff. Her background has been in both general and specialist referral veterinary practice. She continues to thrive on learning new aspects of nursing and wants to pursue her advanced nursing diploma in the future. Meghan qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2013 but her passion for animals started a long time before that. Horses, cats, dogs and rabbits have all been a big part of her life. Dog walking is a hobby of Meghan’s with her two lovely dogs, Lily and Evie. She also enjoys bike riding and socialising with friends. Meghan is also on the BSAVA congress committee to ensure standards of nursing continue to improve and advance.
Natasha Lewis RVN
Natasha qualified from Hartpury University in 2017 with a degree in veterinary nursing. She joined the team here in 2018 and spends her time at both Brook House Veterinary Centre and our sister site, Pet Doctors in Chandlers Ford. Natasha has a Dachshund called Lucy and a Jackapoo called Betsy.
Samantha Payne RVN MBVNA BSc NCert (E+CC)
Samantha started nursing in 2003 at Middlesex University, after working in charity practice in London for five years gaining experience across the whole nursing field. Originally from Surrey, she joined Brook House from Oxford where she had been leading a team for six years. Her interests are nurse clinics and emergency work. This love saw her complete a Certificate in Emergency and Critical Care in 2016. Samantha will be working mainly as our consulting nurse, providing nursing clinics at all our practices. She has a dog called Skye who she hand reared, three snakes, a bearded dragon, a tarantula and a scorpion. In her spare time she enjoys walking with Skye, painting and watching films.
Tracy Pentelow RVN
Tracy qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2007. Having worked in the pet insurance industry, Tracy joined the team at Brook House Veterinary Centre in 2017. She enjoys the variety that working in a vets brings and enjoys getting to know the clients and their pets. Tracy has a cat called Harry who she took on as a stray from her very first practice.
Rebecca Rowan RVN
Rebecca started nursing in the summer of 1990, in a mixed animal practice, qualifying in 1992. Following a break to raise a family she is delighted to return to her first love - nursing. She is passionate about high standards of care for all patients and a firm believer in treating them as if they were her own. Rebecca and her family are happy to admit they’re under the paw of a gorgeous (albeit naughty) Border Terrier.
Student Veterinary Nurse
Laura joined Brook House Vets in February 2016. She is currently working towards her veterinary nurse qualification and is enjoying her training. She has always loved animals and is passionate about caring for them. Laura is a bit of a crazy cat lady who has three cats of her own. In her spare time she enjoys going to the gym and spending time with family and friends.
Patient Care Assistant
Amanda works with us here at Brook House Vets as a patient care assistant. Whilst still at school she worked at a dog boarding kennels after which she attended Sparsholt College, gaining two diplomas, one in animal management (level 3 extended) and the other in countryside management (level 3 extended). Amanda has a keen interest in wildlife conservation and animal welfare. Her hobbies include bird watching and having nice long walks with her two dogs, Tara and Shelly.
Patient Care Assistant
Becky started with us as a receptionist at Brook House Vets but has progressed into role of patient care assistant. She is fond helping the vets and nurses at both Brook House and Pet Doctors in Shirley. Becky’s ambition is to one day train as a veterinary nurse. Her love of animals doesn’t stop at work as she has two cats, two dogs and a snake at home.