Park View Veterinary Hospital: Mon - Fri: 8.30am to 7pm | Sat: 8.30am to 12pm
Branch Surgery Witham St Hughs: Mon - Fri: 8.30am to 1pm & 2pm to 6pm (Weds closes at 4.30pm)
We pride ourselves on employing well qualified staff members, keen to make a difference, and who keep up to date with current advances in veterinary science and pet care by attending courses and conferences on a regular basis.
Here are a couple of group photos! and then please scroll for details of every member of our Team.
BVSc Cert SAO MRCVS
A founder partner of Park View Veterinary Hospital along with his wife Susan, David is at the forefront of our team in all aspects of trauma surgery and orthopaedic diagnosis and treatment procedures. He holds the RCVS post graduate certificate in orthopaedics and has spent much time researching and developing treatment plans to the benefit of Park View clients. From August 2019, David will be available for consultations but will focus most of his time on surgical procedures in a part time capacity.
At home David has his beloved Great Danes, cats, and two daughters.
MA VetMB CertVD MRCVS
Our second founding partner Susan, married to David, particularly enjoys the challenges of skin disease and holds the RCVS post graduate certificate in dermatology. From August 2019, Susan will be available for consultations but will focus most of her time on on dermatological case patients
When not working, Susan in her own words is ' usually running around after our children, and looking after our menagerie of pets, which include Great Danes, cats, ponies and a tortoise'.
BVSc Cert SAO MRCVS
Jo has been part of the Park View team since 1995 and involved in the management of the practice since 2004, initially as a partner, and now as a clinical director. Still continuing to do a lot of clinical work with a particular interest in surgery and dentistry, she always aims to treat your pet as if they were her own. Jo has a terrier called Lily, who is now very geriatric with some mobility issues, having lost a leg when she was very young in a road accident. Having amputated her leg to save her life Jo re-homed her as nobody claimed her, and she has rewarded her with years of devotion. You might see her at the practice occasionally as she comes in for acupuncture to help with her arthritis.
When not at work Jo enjoys walking, travelling and going to the gym, so she can enjoy her food and the occasional glass of wine!
BVMS CertAVP MRCVS
Sarah was appointed Clinical Director at Park View in April 2019, having worked here since 2008 and been our head clinician. In December 2017 she successfully completed the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons post graduate certificate in general practice. She enjoys all aspects of veterinary practice, particularly surgery and is proud to lead our ‘key hole’ surgery procedures. As Clinical Director she is now even more involved with the running of the Park View business jointly with Jo Patrick.
At home she has an elderly Labrador and two rabbits, along with her husband and two children. To relax she is a keen runner.
Dr Nicole Gelinas
BSc Hon DVM MRCVS
Nicole joined the Park View team in October 2018. She completed a Bachelor of Science degree with Honours in Animal Biology at the University of Guelph in Canada before completing her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at the University of Melbourne, Australia.She has been practicing in the UK for 4 years, having worked in Essex for the first 2 years & then in Lincolnshire. She has a special interest in surgery & emergency medicine.
She has one cat at home, Odin, who she adopted from work after he was hit by a car. She also looks after her partner's two cats, Georgina and Mikko..
Lorna graduated from Edinburgh in July 2014 and joined Park View shortly afterwards. She enjoys getting to know her clients and their pets, and all the daily comings and goings of a busy veterinary practice.
At home she has a ferret and a dog. Her hobbies include photography and badminton.
BVMS Cert AVP MRCVS
Rebecca joined Park View having moved to Lincoln from Scotland in 2014. She Graduated from Glasgow University in 2005 and in 2016 completed a RCVS Advanced Veterinary Practitioner Certificate, through the Royal Veterinary College, London. This post graduate certificate focused on small animal internal medicine, although she has a wide range of interests in all species and disciplines. Her interest in chronic pain management led to completing an acupuncture course (Western Approach) and this is now available at the practice as part of a holistic approach alongside physiotherapy, medications and home adaptions.
Outside of work she has a Border Terrier called Morag and is interested photography, walking and travelling. Rebecca and her husband welcomed a baby girl to their family in December 2018 and she is currently on maternity leave and looking forward to returning to the practice later in 2019.
Lucas Redondo Bolaños
Lucas qualified as a veterinary surgeon in Madrid at the Universidad Complutense in 2013. He joined Park View in September 2017 to extend his experience in small animal practice. He is particularly interested in surgical procedures.
When not at work he enjoys playing his guitar and walking his one year old Spanish Water Spaniel, Turco. He lives in North Hykeham with his partner.
Alice joined Park View in December 2017 and has been a vet for 10 years. She is an experienced small animal practitioner.
Originally from Surrey, Alice moved to the area three years ago. On the pet front she has an aging cat called Fang and is keen to promote all things cat at Park View. At home she has a husband, who runs his own micro-brewery and a young son.
Sarah started working at Park View in 2003. Responsible for managing the practice on a day to day basis, including accounts and sorting queries, amongst many other things. She still loves her nursing and can often be seen dealing with clients and their pets in reception.
At home she has a dog called Solar, two cats called Ant & Deck, chickens, and miniature Shetland ponies which she shows in her spare time.
We have a team of receptionists who deal with making appointments, sending out reminders, filling out pet insurance forms, and they are your first port of call when you telephone the practice. They will welcome you on arrival and are happy to deal with any enquiries no matter how small.
Lisa joined the Park View family in January 2011. As Head Receptionist she leads a team of 5, and runs our very popular Pet Care Plan, a savings and loyalty scheme, that ensures all your pet's essential needs are covered on an affordable monthly plan with further discounts on products and treatments.
At home she has two wonderful dogs, Molly and Milly and when she is not spoiling them she is spoiling her gorgeous grandson. Lisa also enjoys reading, walking, going to the cinema and going abroad for the sun.
Elizabeth joined the Park View Reception Team in February 2017. Originally from Nottingham, Elizabeth studied for her degree in Media Studies at Lincoln and has settled in the area with her husband, Adam. She is an animal fanatic and loves being the first person to meet and greet clients as they arrive.
When not on the front desk she is busy helping with admin tasks in the 'back office'. Elizabeth is pictured with her very own special Golden Boy, called Max.
Natalie joined Park View in the summer 2016, as a full time receptionist . Having been a receptionist previously in an office based environment, Natalie says helping people with pets is hugely rewarding and she loves meeting all our clients and that no two days are the same.
Natalie is also our Insurance Claims Processor and works with clients form the initial claim form submission to liaising with the insurance providers in settling claims as quickly as possible.
Louise joined Park View in July 2017 and quickly settled into her role as a key member of our front of house team. Having always wanted to work in a pet care environment Louise loves meeting and greeting our many clients and patients.
Debra joined the team in September 2018, coming from a receptionist background. debra loves being part of the team and looking after all our very special clients and their pets. Debra says 'Its a great environment to work in and I love all animals'.
Orginally born in Nottingham Debra now lives locally and has a son at University in London. To unwind she loves weight training.
Part Time Receptionist
Lindsay joined us in September 2018 and is a local lady from Hykeham. She has 3 daughters, which take up most of her time along with 2 cocker spaniels called Oscar and Jango. She also has a rabbit called Olaf. When she gets time she loves horse riding, which she has done for 26 years.
She loves animals and the opportunity to meet them daily as one of our front line receptionists, along with her extensive customer focused reception role history, meant she knew working at Park View was too good a chance to miss.
It is the nurse team, who provide the day to day nursing care of all our patients. Many have specialist interests such as exotics, behaviour, dentistry, nutrition, wound care etc. and are happy to give advice through our nurse clinics
Dip HE CVN & Dip AVN
Emma joined the Park View team in November 2008 as Head Veterinary Nurse. She qualified as a veterinary nurse in 1999 and in July 2013 passed the Advanced Diploma in Veterinary nursing (small animals). She works alongside a team of 8 veterinary nurses and is also a Clinical Coach for the student nurses. Enjoying all aspects of nursing, she has a special interest in wound management and patient care. Emma is a 'Wound Angel' and as such delivers presentations to interested professional groups on latest best practices.
At home Emma has a cat called Boris and a giant African land snail called Camper. She enjoys spending time with her family, swimming and being outdoors.
Kath qualified in 2003 and moved to us at Park View from the Derby PDSA. She is particularly interested in theatre and surgical nursing. She also leads our school and community engagement programme with visits to local schools giving talks on pets and how to care for them - these are always very popular and the children love being able to handle a small furry and dress up.
At home Kath has 2 daughters who keep her very busy. She also enjoys cooking, ice-skating and travelling.
Marie moved to the Lincoln area in February 2016 and joined the team at Park View. She qualified as an RVN in 2009, but has worked in Veterinary practices since leaving school in 2004. Marie is proud to be a cat advocate at Park View too and enjoys helping our feline clients. At home with her boyfriend, they have pampered pooches Tia and Flora, who were both rescue doggies.
Outside of work Marie enjoys walking the dogs, travelling, eating out and drinking cocktails with friends.
Suzie started working at Park View in 2008 as our kennel assistant and went on to complete her nurse training in house and qualified in 2012. She has a keen interest in canine behaviour and completed a course in 2015 related to this. Suzie is a clinical coach and involved in training the student nurses in the practice.
At home, with her husband, Suzie has a Labrador called Finn, and in May 2019, they welcomed their first child, a son. Suzie is currently on maternity leave.
Lizzie qualified as an RVN in November 2018 from Sheffield City College. Her partner is in the RAF and they moved to the local area in April 2019 with his most recent posting. She loves everything animal related and says Park View is a great place to expand her knowledge and experience, with the great variety of cases she sees and the opportunity to be involved and work with all the modern equipment we have in our hospital, as she is particularly interested in the surgical and anesthetic side of veterinary nurse care .
At home she has a little dog called Jodie who is 8 years old.
Amy studied and trained for her RVN qualification at Harper Adams University, spending her placement time with us until she graduated in summer 2017. Now a full time member of the Nursing Staff at Park View her favourite areas of nursing are critical care and seeing a patient's progress, as well as radiography.
Sally has been at Park View since 2001 when she came to cover a maternity position and we have not let her escape since! She qualified as an RVN in 1997 and she earned a Distinction in her Veterinary Nursing for Rabbits Certification in 2013. Her main interests are small furries, particularly guinea pigs and rabbits.Sally promotes guniea pig and rabbit care at Park View and is always ready to offer advice and help at our nurse clinics. Sally maintains and promotes our merchandising products and the range of goods that you can see and buy at Park View.
Sally shares her busy life with her husband, 2 young sons, Ember the elderly lab, Pippa the cat, Stoick the hamster and, at the last count, 11 guinea pigs.
Janine started at Park View looking after the dog, cat and exotic wards as a kennel assistant back in 2014. She then went on to be a Student Nurse with us and completed her studies for RVN in summer, 2018. Now a fully qualified RVN she has her own cat and is proud to be one of Park View's Cat Advocates, specially trained to support our feline companions.
Megan started working at Park View in August 2015 as our kennel assistant. Almost a year later a place became available to train as a Nurse and she jumped at the chance, passing her exams in April 2019 and is now delighted to be one of the fully qualified veterinary Nurses at the practice having been able to complete her studies whilst still being with us throughout.
At home, she has two cockerpoos Pip and Ruby. In her spare time she enjoys seeing family and friends and giving her pets lots of love and attention.
Jo qualified as an RVN in 2013 having started at Park View originally as a kennel maid back in 2009. She is now a clinical coach with us. She loves our feline families and is proud to a Park View Cat Advocate.
At home she has guinea pigs and a couple of African land snails and enjoys helping out on the family farm especially at lambing time. Although she doesn't have her own dog she looks after Lily for Jo Patrick when she goes on holiday.
Terri qualified in 2010 and since joining Park View has completed her feline nursing care award in September 2018. She is very interested in feline nursing and is proud to be one of our Cat Advocates at Park View.
At home she 3 dogs (2 whippets - Bumble + Fidget, Doberman - Ruby), 3 cats - Tinkerbell, Cracker + Giblet), 11 chickens and a snake. In her spare time she enjoys horse riding, reading, and walking the dogs.
Rebecca was a vet nurse for 4 and half years, before gaining her full RVN status, after joining Park View, in summer 2018. She has a BSc degree in Animal Science and Welfare, and her particular interest area is animal nutrition.
Originally from Ipswich but moved to our area with her husband and cat, Spencer, from Kings Lynn. Rebbeca also now has an addition to her family in the way of her son, born May 2019 and is currently on maternity leave.
Jennie joined the team at Park View in November 2017. Living locally Jenny loves dogs and has two of her own, Maggie & Jelly, both Boston Terriers.
When not at work she enjoys walks with them and says they are a lot of fun.
Student Veterinary Nurse
Rosie started working at Park View in August 2015 as our Saturday kennel assistant, and was then accepted for Student Nurse Training. She loves that fact that she can continue being at Park View whilst studying.
Outside of work she enjoys walking her three dogs,Clover Poppy and Roo, spending time with family and friends and watching a good film.
Student Veterinary Nurse
Emily started with Park View in July 2017 and spent her first year as our Kennels Assistant. She is delighted to have started her nurse training in September 2018 and is really enjoying her studies and the course. She loves being able to care for all our patients while they are staying at the practice.
At home she has a dog called Charlie and her favourite pastime is horse riding.
Having joined Park View in October 2017 under the apprenticeship scheme for school leavers and completed her first year at the front desk, Lucy is now Park View’s Kennel Assistant. Lucy would like to progress even further and train as a Veterinary Nurse in the future.
At home she has a Springer Spaniel, called Maddie and together they love country walks.
Our service operates on the same phone number 24 hours a day 365 days a year. If you need us call ...
Muntjac Way Witham St Hughs Lincoln LN6 9WF 01522 869581
T: 01522 869581
Hykeham GreenLincoln RoadNorth HykehamLincolnLN6 8NH01522 683300
T: 01522 683300