We are a small animal practice with a hospital in Falmouth and branch surgeries in Helston and Penryn, first established in 1885. At Rosemullion we are passionate about small and companion animal care and our skilled team of veterinary surgeons and vet nurses are dedicated to providing the highest quality care for your animals. We are open seven days a week and have access to 24-hour emergency care via our hospital in Falmouth.
Bev studied at Duchy College, started working at Rosemullion in 2008 and qualified in 2010. In 2013 she studied her advanced veterinary nursing course at the Royal Veterinary College and passed this in 2016. She became our head nurse in 2014, and when this isn’t keeping her busy she has a particular interest in assisting the vets during surgery. Outside work she keeps fit and relaxes with martial arts and making crafts and cards.
Victoria Musk RVN CVPM
Head Nurse at Helston and Clinical Coach
Vicky trained as RVN in Godalming, Surrey, qualifying in 2000. Before joining the Helston team in 2017 she worked for 15 years in Godalming for North Downs Veterinary Group, first as a qualified nurse and then as a practice manager before moving to Cornwall in 2015. Vicky is an advanced Royal Canin pet health counsellor, has a BVNA oral care nurse certificate, and a certificate in veterinary practice management. As well as her head nurse responsibilities she enjoys working in nurse clinics. Outside work Vicky is a volunteer scout leader for 1st Helston scout group, and enjoys gardening and walking with her Springer Spaniel, Jensen. She also has five adopted ex-battery chickens.
Grace Warmington RVN
Deputy Head Nurse
Grace trained at Duchy Rosewarne College and qualified in 2013; she has worked with us both as a student and as a nurse since 2010. At work she is particularly interested in radiographs (X-rays), and outside work she spends a lot of time with horses and out riding.
Sarah Aldridge RVN
Sarah qualified as a veterinary nurse from Abbeydale in June 2016, completing her training in practices in Cheltenham and Gloucestershire and returning home to Cornwall once qualifying. She has an interest in medical nursing, inpatient care and nurse clinics. Sarah also holds a passion for promoting welfare of small furries having two much loved house rabbits.
Helen Benney Dip HE CVN Dip AVN RVN VTS (Anaesthesia/Analgesia)
Helen started work in veterinary practice in 2003 after five years working in horse racing yards in Newmarket. She qualified as a RVN in 2006 and went on to work in a specialist referral centre for eight years as a theatre/anaesthesia nurse. During this time Helen completed the diploma of higher education in clinical veterinary nursing alongside the RCVS advanced diploma in veterinary nursing. She then went on to study further and obtained the veterinary technician specialist status, becoming a member of the Academy of Veterinary Technicians in Anaesthesia and Analgesia. Helen returned to Cornwall in 2015 and her interests are mainly focused around surgery and providing advanced anaesthesia and analgesia care to out patients. Outside of work Helen enjoys time with her horse and has recently taken up kayaking.
Hannah Brilot FDSc RVN
Hannah studied at Duchy College and qualified in 2012. She started working in Plymouth but quickly moved to Rosemullion. Hannah’s clinical interests include dentistry and laboratory work. Outside work she enjoys travelling, kayaking and sea fishing.
Ruth Collett RVN DipCABT
Ruth studied at University College Dublin and at the Centre of Applied Ethology, starting working as a vet nurse in Dublin in 1998. She is our companion animal behaviourist and also has an interest in animal nutrition. Ruth started working at Rosemullion in 2000 and now specialises in companion animal behaviour therapy, puppy socialisation classes and prevention of problem behaviours. Outside work she enjoys walking her dogs, caring for her pets and writing articles for Dogs Monthly and Dogs Today publications.
Maria Di Matteo RVN
Maria studied at Bicton College, qualifying as a registered veterinary nurse in 2005. She started working as a nurse at Munnings, Mitchell and Peplow in Totnes, and joined the Rosemullion team in January 2011.
Sophie Pollock FDSc RVN
Sophie qualified as a veterinary nurse from Duchy College in 2014. She completed her training at a practice in Wadebridge and then moved to Rosemullion after qualifying. Sophie has an interest in medical nursing, inpatient care, feline nursing and nurse clinics. Outside of work she is kept busy as a young farmer and looking after her cat called Nacho. She also enjoys taking her Labrador, Brie on walks.
Becky was a student nurse in Bristol and studied at Langford, qualifing in 2001. She then gathered experience in various practices doing locum work for a while then worked alongside an exotic specialist in Bristol, before taking a year off to travel. Becky returned to Devon, working in a practice in Totnes for eight years, five of which she was head nurse. She then moved to Cornwall and took some time out to raise a family before joining Rosemullion Veterinary Practice in November 2016. Outside of work when she’s not looking after her family and menagerie of pets she enjoys gig rowing and is currently vice captain of the Porthleven ladies team.
Jennifer Moye RVN
Jenny trained at the Royal Veterinary College, qualifying in 1995. She started working in Essex and London, working as a surgical nurse at the Queen Mother Hospital for animals for two years before coming to join the Rosemullion team in 2000. Jenny works as our dispensary nurse at Falmouth. Her three children keep her busy and she enjoys mountain biking and running outside of work.
Felicity Pickup FdSc RVN
Felicity studied at Nottingham Trent University, qualifying in 2011 with a foundation degree in veterinary nursing. She has worked as a medicine referral nurse and has a BSAVA medicine merit award. She joined Rosemullion in August 2017, and particularly enjoys general nursing and working in our nurse clinics. Outside work she enjoys walking her two dogs, Jack the Border Collie and Pip, who is a Springer Spaniel. Felicity enjoys horse riding and socialising with friends in her spare time.
Susan Tomlin RVN
Sue began her veterinary nursing career in 2007 as a mature student and qualified as an RVN in May 2013. She is based at our Penryn branch and is involved with all aspects of the vet nurse duties, including assisting in operations, holding nurse clinics, dealing with insurance claims and as an Ally supporter (an Ally supporter gives support to clients who are facing difficult decisions regarding their pets). Outside work Sue is married and has two terriers, a horse and a small flock of Bantam hens. She enjoys her garden, walking with her dogs, socialising with friends and travelling.
Georgia Wherry RVN
Georgia studied at Duchy College and qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2019. She started working at Rosemullion as an animal care assistant in 2014 and is particularly interested in in-patient care and theatre practice. Outside work Georgia enjoys socialising.
Jane Annear RVN
Jane is a much loved member of our Nursing Team who started here at Rosemullion in 1984! She qualified as an RVN (Registered Veterinary Nurse) in 1987 from and has a special love for wound care, anaesthetics and working closely with our inpatients.
Tina Buxton RVN
Tina qualified as a Veterinary Nurse from Bicton College in 1989, since then she worked as a Head Nurse before having her daughter in 2012. With particular interests in small animal nutrition as well as animal behaviour, Tina particularly enjoys running nurse clinics over at our Helston surgery. Many of you may know Tina from the Puppy Socialisation Classes in Helston as she has a huge passion for puppies, having studied their early development and behavioural traits. At home, Tina has a dachshund, 2 rabbits and a budgie!
Rosie Brown RVN
Rosie started volunteering at Rosemullion Helston in 2007 and went on to complete a Veterinary Nursing apprenticeship, qualifying in 2013 (just weeks after having her first little girl). Rosie then went on to work weekends and evening at Rosemullion Falmouth before having her second little girl and later returned as one of our dedicated Night Nurses.
Rosie loves caring for our inpatients, ensuring they are all happy and well-loved during their stay in the Falmouth Hospital. Working out-of-hours means that she never knows what might be coming in and she is often called upon for serious emergencies. Helping in these situations can be very fulfilling for the veterinary team.
Student Veterinary Nurse
Rosie joined the Rosemullion team as a student veterinary nurse in December 2017, and is due to qualify in 2019. She really enjoys the busy hospital setting, and has developed a passion for nursing exotic and wildlife patients. When she has time off from studying, Rosie loves to get out on her kayak and explore Cornwall's coastline.
Student Veterinary Nurse
Gemma started re-training as a veterinary nurse in 2016, following a career in hospitality and managing her families horse riding stables. At work Gemma enjoys a variety of tasks; wound care, inpatients and laboratory are her favourites. At home she has a Rottweiler called Louie as well as two horses.
Student Veterinary Nurse
Dawn is a student veterinary nurse working with us and studying at Duchy Rosewarne; hoping to qualify in 2021. She started working at Rosemullion in 2017 as an animal nursing assistant. Dawn is enjoying the busy veterinary environment and learning from an experienced team of vets and nurses. Outside of work Dawn enjoys spending time with her family, going to the beach and paddleboarding.
Student Veterinary Nurse
Laura is a student working with us and studying at Duchy Rosewarne, hoping to qualify in 2020. She has also worked as a veterinary receptionist. Laura is particularly interested in lab work at the moment. Outside work she likes to walk her dog, Maisie.