Outstanding care for Very Important Pets
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Ashton Surgery
15 Duckmoor Road
Bristol BS3 2DD

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Ashton team


Jenny Hamilton-Ible
Vet manager

Jenny is a Vet Manager at Highcroft Veterinary Hospital. She joined Highcroft in April 2014 having qualified as a vet from Bristol University in 2006.

Jenny completed her GP Certificate in Small Animal Medicine in 2012 and her GP Certificate in Veterinary Forensics and Law in 2015. She has authored a chapter in a textbook on Veterinary Forensics, published in April 2016.

Jenny is the proud owner of Roxy, a gorgeous black labrador, who you will often find sat behind the reception desk at our Ashton surgery. 

In her spare time, Jenny loves outdoor pursuits and has been white water kayaking all over the world (Nepal, New Zealand, Canada and all across Europe). She is a member, and sits on the committee of, the Avon Canoe Polo Club in Bristol, and regularly competes in both ladies and open competitions. Jenny also enjoys skiing, climbing, cycling and mountaineering.


Marit Jynge
Veterinary Surgeon

Marit has a special interest in Veterinary Ophthalmology and has devoted much of her post-graduate Continuing Professional Development training to this subject. She runs regular clinics for pets with eye complaints.
In her spare time Marit has three children to keep her busy and is renowned for her fantastic cakes.


Sarah Long
Veterinary Surgeon

Sarah joined Highcroft in October 2015 as a Veterinary Surgeon having qualified from Liverpool University in July 2011. She is based at Highcroft Hospital in Whitchurch and also consults at our Veterinary Surgery in Ashton.

Sarah has a special interest in dermatology and is currently studying towards a CertAVP in dermatology. 

When not at Highcroft Sarah enjoys horse riding and baking.


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. 


Joyce Durbin
Senior Receptionist

Joyce joined Highcroft in 2003 and is responsible for the smooth running of the Ashton practice and helps our vets in the surgery.

Joyce can offer advice on the appropriate diet for a pet's age and lifestyle, and she is also responsible for making sure that the surgery is fully stocked with appropriate pet accessories and consumables.



Natasha Court

Natasha joined us in February 2015 as a receptionist at our Ashton Veterinary Surgery. She helps with booking appointments, answering clients queries and looking after pet owners in reception.

Natasha has two Weimaraners, two gerbils, two bearded dragons and two rabbits. The animals came in two by two! She enjoys football and gardening in her spare time.


Marie Johnstone

Marie joined Highcroft in 2009 to help Joyce on reception at our busy Ashton surgery, looking after the clients and pets.  She also helps the vets in the surgery where required.


Gill Tooze
Practice Manager - Bristol branches

Gill joined Highcroft in 2009, initially as a Receptionist and then progressed through our Insurance team and Marketing Department. After a varied workload and plenty of experience over the years, Gill has since been promoted to Practice Manager of our branches in Eastville, Shirehampton and Ashton.

Outside of work, Gill enjoys playing tennis and has two cocker spaniels, Willow and Hector.


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