West Bar Veterinary Hospital
19 West Bar, Banbury, Oxon OX16 9SA
Telephone us (24 hours) on: 01295 262 332

Veterinary Surgeons

Clive Madeiros BVetMed MRCVS

North Banbury Veterinary Centre, West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Clive is the senior partner at West Bar. As well as working at the practice he carries out consultancy work both in the UK and Internationally. Clive is well known and respected for his work with birds and usually consults at our North Banbury Branch on Southam Road. Clive is also an RCVS riding school inspector and listed in the UK Register of Expert Witnesses.

Richard Byrne BVetMed MRCVS

Courtyard Vets, Southam, West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury, Woodford Halse Veterinary Surgery

Richard joined Clive and David at West Bar in 1988 and is the partner responsible for the companion animal department at West Bar Veterinary Hospital. When not working Richard plays sax and keyboards.

Sophie Hanmer DVM MRCVS

West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Sophie grew up near Banbury and attended the Warriner School in Bloxham. She spent a lot of time at West Bar while training and joined the veterinary team in 2009. Sophie later became partner in 2015.

Kate Peissel MAVetMB MRCVS

Beehive Veterinary Surgery, West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Kate joined Clive, Richard and David in 1988. Kate does both large and small animal work within the practice.

Anna Adams BVSc MRCVS

West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury, Woodford Halse Veterinary Surgery

Anna joined Clive and David in 1986. Anna works mainly with companion animals.

Emma Cox MAVetMB MRCVS

Beehive Veterinary Surgery, West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Emma has worked with companion animals since joining the team in 2004. She has a particular interest in small animal medicine. Emma has 3 cats called Leo, Tilly, and Topsy

Carla Shipley BVetMed BSc(Hons) MRCVS

West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Carla has worked at West Bar since 2013. Carla covers both large animal and small animal work in the practice.

Hannah Church BVetMed MRCVS

West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Hannah has worked at West Bar since 2014 and carries out large animal and small animal work in the practice.

Hannah Kearney BVetMed MRCVS

Courtyard Vets, Southam, West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Hannah joined the practice in 2016. Hannah works within the small animal side of the practice.

Eleanor Myerscough BVetMed MRCVS

West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Eleanor joined the small animal side of the practice in 2016.

Katie Platts BVetMed MRCVS

West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Katie joined us in 2016 and carries out both large and small animal work within the practice.

Veterinary Nurses

Pip Cunningham RVN

West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Alison Brookes RVN

West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Alison is the Head Nurse and has worked at West Bar since 1984.

Jenny Ryan RVN

West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Jenny has worked at West Bar Veterinary Hospital for over 11 years. Over this time she has completed all of her training to become a qualified Veterinary Nurse. Jenny has 2 Jack Russell Terriers, Tinker and Blackie - and 3 cats, Phoebe, Hogie and Stan. Jenny also has a 1 year old corn snake called Rex who belongs to her 6 year old son. Jenny enjoys socialising and trips abroad - especially our West Bar annual trip to Europe!

Maggie Perring RVN Dip.

West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Professional Support Staff

Becci Willis BSc (Hons) Laboratory Technician

North Banbury Veterinary Centre, West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Becci has worked at West Bar since 2014.

Welcome Team

Linda Hoddinott

West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Linda has worked for West Bar Vets for 23 years and is involved in reception duties, puppy parties, weight clinics and PDSA. She loves horses and spending time with her new puppy Douglas! Linda enjoys swimming, walking, visiting old houses and baking when time permits!

Michelle Bowles

West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Jan Gill-Kelleher

West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Celia Newton

Woodford Halse Veterinary Surgery

Celia has worked at our Woodford Halse practice for over 20 years

Hannah Bones

West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Emma Tillman

West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Carol Walton

West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Nursing Team

Kate McLaren

West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Kate has worked at West Bar since 2005.

Louise Walden

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Louise has worked at West Bar since 2013. Louise is also our qualified Hydrotherapist.

Steph Heath

West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Steph has worked at West Bar since May 2014.

Ashleigh O'Connor

West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Ashleigh started with us in August 2015. She enjoys ice hockey and sewing…but not at the same time!

Jess Slater

North Banbury Veterinary Centre, West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Jess has worked at West Bar since 2016.

Amelia Trinder

North Banbury Veterinary Centre, West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Amelia joined the nursing team in July 2017.

Georgia Brown

North Banbury Veterinary Centre, West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Georgia started at West Bar in 2016, Georgia works at Eden Barn Cattery and assists Clive when he is consulting at North Banbury.

Vicky Davies

North Banbury Veterinary Centre, West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Vicky Joined West Bar in June 2016 as Cattery & Nursing Assistant. Vicky takes care of all our boarders at Eden Barn Cattery.

Office Administration Team

Julie Wickham

West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Practice Manager

Paula Faulkner

West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Paula has worked in the Large Animal Department at West Bar Vets for over 13 years. She adopted Lucky from the Blue Cross animal charity a year ago. In her spare time she likes baking, gardening and going for walks in the country.

Martine Watt

West Bar Vets, Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Martine started at West Bar in 2017.