Outstanding care for Very Important Pets
01373 466100

Frome Veterinary Centre
39 Berkley Road
Somerset BA11 2EH

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Frome team


Lisa Redgrave
BVetMed(Hons) MRCVS
Clinical Director - Bath and Somerset branches

Lisa graduated as a veterinary surgeon from the Royal Veterinary College in 2010 and joined Highcroft in July 2012. After spending some time in our main Whitchurch Hospital and Weston Village Vets, Lisa is now based at our Silva House Veterinary Centre in Midsomer Norton. She has also been promoted to be Clinical Director for our branches in Midsomer Norton, Frome, Haycombe, Weston Village and Batheaston.

Lisa has a particular interest in surgery and performs the keyhole surgery techniques at Midsomer Norton.

Lisa has a dog called Manny, who she 'attempts' agility with. She also has a cat called Will.i.am, who keeps everyone, especially Manny, in check.



Rob Parry-Hall
Veterinary Surgeon

Rob joined Highcroft in August 2014 and is based at our Ashton and Longwell Green surgeries. Rob qualified from Bristol University in May 2010 and has a special interest in feline medicine. He is the proud owner of a ginger cat called James who is three years old and a bit 'crazy'! In his spare time, Rob is a Notts Forest supporter and Chairman of a local football club. 


Kay Savage
Veterinary Surgeon

Kay joined Silva House in July 1988 as a veterinary surgeon having qualified from Bristol University in 1984. She has an interest in surgery especially orthopaedics.

Outside of work Kay likes gardening, travel and theatre and is involved in the local church.


Helena Suddaby
Veterinary Surgeon

Helena graduated from Bristol University in 2006 and has since attained a GP Certificate in Small Animal Surgery. She has a special interest in soft tissue surgery. Helena joined Highcroft when we took over the Silva House Group in 2014. 

In her spare time Helena enjoys Ballroom and Latin American Dancing, and has been running a dance class for her work colleagues for several years!


Rachel Webb
Veterinary Surgeon

Rachel has been part of Silva House since November 2010 and works as a Veterinary Surgeon at our Frome and Midsomer Norton veterinary centres. She qualified from Royal Veterinary College, London in 2007 and has a particular interest in ultrasound and feline medicine. Not surprisingly she has two cats, P.C. and Miggy, one domestic longhair and one shorthair.

When not at work Rachel is busy looking after her two sons but occasionally has time to make jewellery and play badminton.




Simon Webb
Veterinary Surgeon

Simon graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in July 2004. After working in Devon, Shropshire, Wiltshire and abroad, Simon joined Silva House in October 2012, initially to cover Rachel’s maternity leave (his wife). 

Simon has a particular interest in ophthalmology. 

Outside of work he is actively involved with Frome Baptist Church and enjoys running and photography.

Simon has a two cats PC and Miggy.


Annette Bevan
Registered Nurse

Annette is a farmers daughter with her own animals at home. She wanted to become a veterinary nurse and joined Silva House in 2005 where she went on to train and qualified in 2011.

She enjoys orthopaedics and soft tissue surgery and general nursing.

When not at work Annette is a sheep farmer with her husband and has four dogs, Tilly and Breeze, cocker spaniels and Tessa and Ted, border collies.


Sally Compton

Sally joined our teams at Silva House and Frome veterinary surgeries in 2007 having qualified as a registered nurse in 2008. She has a particular interest in medicine and seeing clients at nurse clinics.

Sally has a Labrador called Maisie Moo and enjoys walking her with friends and spending time with her husband and daughter Sophie.


Maria Hendy
BSc (Hons), VNPA, RVN
Head Nurse

Maria started at Silva House before she embarked on her nursing degree, then returned to us when she finished at Bristol.


Laura Pickford
Veterinary Nurse

Laura joined our Midsomer Norton Veterinary Centre in April 2016 having gained a Level 3 diploma in Veterinary Nursing and qualified RVN in October 2013. She has a special interest in behaviour and in patient care.

She has a Labrador called Dudley, horses, a rabbit and guinea pigs. She enjoys horse riding and walking in the countryside.


Amanda Warman
Veterinary Nurse

Mandy joined Silva House in 1999 and completed her veterinary nurse training in 2005. She is a familiar face at our Frome surgery where, since having her two children, she now works 2 days each week.

Mandy enjoys spending time with her family, gardening and competition target shooting.


Tazmin Barratt
Senior Receptionist

Tazmin joined Highcroft in January 2016 as a Senior Receptionist. She is based at our Silva House Veterinary Centre at Midsomer Norton. As a receptionist she helps with booking appointments, answering clients queries and looking after pet owners in reception.

Tazmin owns no less that five horses, enjoys riding and competes at local competitions. She also has two dogs, a Shitzu and a Shitzu/Pug cross and one cat.

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Sara Den Temst

Sara joined the Highcroft team in October 2015 as a Receptionist and is based at our Frome Vetererinary Centre. She helps with booking appointments, answering clients queries and looking after pet owners in reception. 

Sara loves all things cat and has two eight year old cats Jack and Lily. Lily is something of an internet celebrity and has her own facebook page - Wonky Eye Kitty. 

Sara's other interests are vintage fashion, baking and travelling (especially the USA)


Julia Metcalfe

Julia joined our Frome branch in 1988  and keeps us, and the clients, entertained with her wonderful sense of humour! She works at our Frome Veterinary Centre as a receptionist.

She has a 5 year old Labradoodle called Grace and enjoys dog walking, spending time with her family and camping in their camper van.


Liz Redmond

Liz joined the Highcroft team in July 2015 as a receptionist, based at our Midsomer Norton Veterinary Centre. She helps with booking appointments, answering clients queries and looking after pet owners in reception.

Outside of work she has two dogs called Sid and Meg. Sid is a crossbreed and Meg is a Staffie. She also enjoys playing violin and advanced driving. Not at the same time obviously!


Natalee Scott

Natalee joined HIghcroft in March 2016 as a part time Receptionist at our Frome and Midsomer Norton Veterinary Centres. She helps with booking appointments, answering clients queries and looking after pet owners in reception.

Natalee loves animals and has no less than 24 rats, and African pygmy hedgehog, a cat and a Beagle! When not at work or looking after her animals she enjoys films, reading, shopping and spending time with the family.

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