Vanessa Grange RVN, PHC, Head Nurse, CC

Vanessa joined Amical in 1991 and qualified as a veterinary nurse in 1995. Her further training has given her experience in dentistry, first aid, insurance and basic behaviour. Vanessa is also a Clinical Coach and she is responsible for our veterinary nurse training, as well as the schools work experience students who spend time with us in the practice.


Louise RVN

Louise qualified as a veterinary nurse in 1998 and joined Amical in 2001. She has a special interest in canine behaviour and also advises clients on the pets travel scheme. Louise is also responsible for processing our pet insurance claims.


Laura Dickens RVN, CC

Laura has been at Amical since December 2006 and she qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2008. Since then she became our Head Theatre Nurse in 2009 and a Clinical Coach in 2011.

In her role as Clinical Coach, Laura is responsible for the practical training of our student veterinary nurses and has helped three students through their training.

Many of Amical’s clients know Laura as “that crazy spaniel lady” as she has an underlying love of cocker and springer spaniels (and any of their crossbreeds!!).

In the future, Laura hopes to learn more about advanced aspects of theatre and general anaesthesia and would love to study hydrotherapy and physiotherapy.


Michaela Henson RVN

Michaela joined Amical in 2010 as a pre-student veterinary nurse and qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2014. She especially enjoys nursing our hospital inpatients and in the future would like to further her training in intensive nursing.

Whilst working at Amical, Michaela has rescued three cats (Maisy, Henry and Tilly) who she absolutely adores.