Meet the Team

VETERINARY SURGEONS

Our friendly, caring, professional team, led by Marie Arkell, is dedicated to providing quality, affordable health care for your pet.


Marie Arkell   BVetMed MRCVS

MSVC MarieMarie graduated from the Royal Veterinary College.
She has worked in the Mid Sussex area for her entire career and opened her own clinic in 2009.
Marie enjoys all aspects of Veterinary medicine but has a special interest in endoscopy, keyhole and soft tissue surgery as well as feline geriatric medicine.
In her spare time she enjoys looking after her own pets:
a dog called Pip and a cat called Wilf.


Alison Bennett   MA VetMB BSc MRCVS

MSVC AlisonAlison graduated from Cambridge. She has worked in
the local area for many years.
She started working at Mid Sussex Veterinary Clinic in 2017 and has an interest in Cardiology.
She owns a cat called Eddie


Sue Knighton   BVetmed MRCVS

Sue graduated from the Royal Veterinary College.MSVC Sue
She has worked at Mid Sussex Veterinary Clinic for many years on a part time basis.
Sue owns Chickens which provide the staff with lots of lovely fresh eggs!
In her spare time she looks after her two children.

 


REGISTERED VETERINARY NURSES


Wendy Line  RVN (Head Nurse)

REGISTERED VETERINARY NURSE
MSVC WendyWendy qualified in 1999.
She has worked in many areas of Veterinary Nursing including emergency medicine and orthopaedic referrals.
She started working at Mid Sussex Veterinary Clinic in August 2011.
In her spare time she looks after her own pets: Jax
a Border Collie, Mr.Twix, a cross-breed and Lenny
a three legged cat!


Lottie Newman-Smith  RVN

REGISTERED VETERINARY NURSE
Lottie
Lottie qualified in 1996.
She has worked at Mid Sussex Veterinary Clinic as a locum Veterinary Nurse for many years and became a permanent member of staff in May 2016.
She has worked in many areas of Veterinary Nursing including emergency medicine.
In her spare time she looks after her young family
and Kevin, her black and white cat!


Michelle Ward  RVN

REGISTERED VETERINARY NURSE
MSVC Michelle
Michelle qualified in 2003
She started working at Mid Sussex Veterinary Clinic in August 2016.
She has worked in East and West Sussex and she has taught Veterinary Nursing for the last 9 years.
In her spare time she looks after her 8 dogs Razzle, Merlin,
Bill, Brock, Pip, Tyke, Minx and Chico which all compete
at dog agility.


Julie Davies  RVN

REGISTERED VETERINARY NURSE
MSVC Julie
Julie qualified in 1999.
She started working at Mid Sussex Veterinary Clinic in May 2016.
Julie has gained experience within the Veterinary Industry since qualification, working in practice and for a Veterinary Pharmaceutical Company.
In her spare time she enjoys skiing, holidays and
spending time with her family and friends.


Claire Kirbyshire  RVN

REGISTERED VETERINARY NURSE
MSVC Claire
Claire qualified in 2001
She started working at Mid Sussex Veterinary Clinic in February 2018.
She has worked in West Sussex, in small animal practices
since qualification.
In her spare time she looks after her young family
and Stanley, her German Short-haired Pointer.