Meet the Team


  • Martin McDowell

    Clinical Director

    DrVetMed ISFM AdvCertFB MRCVS

    Martin moved to Bromyard in 2018 after living in Pembrokeshire and joined Bromyard vets in 2019. He qualified in 1998 and has always worked in small animal clinics. He locumed round the country for 8 years before joining our team. He holds an ISFM Advanced Certificate in Feline Behaviour (Distinction) since October 2018.
    In his spare time Martin does a lot of hiking, indoor rock climbing and motorcycle riding on his Honda.

  • Catherine Dowson

    Practice Manager / Veterinary Surgeon


    Catherine joined Bromyard Vets as Practice Manager and Veterinary Surgeon in early 2019 shortly after completing her MBA. Catherine became interested in practice management to make a positive difference to the team as well as to pets and their onwers and loves seeing the continual improvements that are made at Bromyard Vets. Outside of work Catherine likes exploring the local area and spending time with loved ones. She is pictured here with her handsome animal companion called Dash.

  • Katie Fryer

    Veterinary Surgeon


    Katie joined Bromyard vets in 2019. She graduated from Cambridge University in 2016, since then she has worked in companion animal practice. Katie enjoys all aspects of general practice, with a particular interest in microscopy.
    In her spare time Katie enjoys gardening, decorating fairy/bird houses and playing with her cats

  • Monika Mirando

    Veterinary Surgeon


    Monika joined Bromyard Vets in May 2020 after having previously worked as deputy clinical director in a very busy small animal hospital in West Midlands.

    Monika is passionate about internal medicine, ultrasonography and soft tissue surgery. Outside of veterinary medicine, she loves the countryside, the Great Outdoors, off-road motor-sports, Great Danes, she can frequently be seen at our local Red Marley Hill Climb. Most importantly, she enjoys taking her little daughter on all sorts of adventures and spending quality time together.

  • Lisa King-Magee

    Nurse Manager

    RVN NCert(Anaesth)

    Lisa joined Bromyard Vets as Nurse manager in 2017 after working in both first opinion and referral practice since 2003. She has a particular interest in anaesthesia and completed her advanced anaesthesia certificate in 2021.

    Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her young family and cycling. Lisa lives with a wide range of pets including a german shepherd, cats, parrots and various poultry.

  • Jodie Nunn

    Deputy Nurse Manager


    Jodie joined Bromyard Vets in 2012, qualifying as an RVN in 2015, then later becoming deputy nurse manager. She has a keen interest in nurse clinics, enjoying getting to know her patients. She also enjoys lab work and inpatient care. Outside of work Jodie is kept busy with her two young children, enjoying walking with family and friends.

  • Philippa Pound

    Registered Veterinary Nurse

    BSc (Hons) DipVN RVN

    Pip joined Bromyard Vets in 2017 and has various interests including dentals, diabetic nursing and imaging. Pip has a particular interest in Emergency and Critical Care and will soon be working towards a certificate in this area. She also enjoys being a clinical coach to the student nurses.

    Outside of work Pip has a young family, three dogs and a horse. She also enjoys hiking and helping on her parents livestock farm.

  • Sally Worthing

    Registered Veterinary Nurse

    DipAVN (Surg) RVN

    Sally qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 1993 and gained her Surgical Diploma in 1998. She has been at Bromyard Vets since 2015, initially to cover maternity leave but is still here! In practice Sally is also a clinical coach for Student Nurses. She enjoys nurse clinics and has a special interest in geriatrics and rehabilitation. In her spare time, she enjoys walking her 3 dogs and exploring in her campervan.

  • Francesca Withnell

    Registered Veterinary Nurse


    Francesca started working at Bromyard in 2015 and has been a Registered Veterinary Nurse since 2018. She enjoys anaesthesia, particularly Orthopaedics, medical nursing and lab work. She has a particular soft spot for the geriatric patients. Francesca has recently returned to practice after taking maternity leave and has her hands full at home with a one year old and a boisterous springer spaniel. In her spare time, Francesca enjoys hiking, particularly the Pembrokeshire coastal path and rock climbing.

  • Millie Clarke

    Registered Veterinary Nurse


    Millie has been in practice since 2016 and qualified as an RVN in 2021. In practice she particularly enjoys inpatient care and lab work. In her spare time, she is the lead singer in a band, and enjoys exploring and going on adventures with her schnauzer, Norbert.

  • Vanessa Dawson

    Registered Veterinary Nurse


    Vanessa joined the practice in 2018 and qualified as an RVN in 2021. In practice she enjoys nurse consults, in-patient care and laboratory work. She has a particular interest in wildlife rehabilitation too.

    In her spare time she enjoys going on adventures with her cocker spaniel, particularly in Wales and the Shropshire hills.

  • Michelle Tong

    Administration Assistant


    Michelle has been at Bromyard Vets since 2016. She previously worked within agricultural supplies. Starting out as receptionist, she is now responsible for the practice accounting and managing the healthcare plan. Outside of work Michelle enjoys farming, working her dogs and spending time with her family.

    Michelle has completed her gold standard veterinary receptionist award.

  • Nadia Lee



    Nadia joined our team in February 2017 as a part-time receptionist covering Saturdays. During the week she works at a Primary School in Malvern. When not working she loves spending time with her family, being in the gym and looking after her many cats and dogs.

  • Dave Hooper

    Veterinary Care Assistant


    Dave joined the team in 2020 as our veterinary care assistant. A key member of the Veterinary Team, Dave is responsible for supporting all colleagues by maintaining a high standard of cleanliness throughout the practice, supporting us on reception and caring for animals under the supervision of qualified team members. Dave is interested in natural history and nature. He enjoys wild camping and kayaking with lots of experience canoeing down the River Wye.