meet the team

veterinary surgeons

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Alexia Mills MRCVS – Head Veterinary Surgeon

Alexia is the Head Veterinary Surgeon at Molecare, and is in charge of the clinical side of the practice alongside day-to-day management. Alexia originally qualified from Liverpool. She joined the practice in July 2015. Alexia is forward thinking and constantly pushes the team to keep up-to-date with new developments in veterinary science, ensuring superb care for our patients. Alexia enjoys treating all animals but has a particular soft spot for Collies, Whippets and ginger cats!


Katie Nott MRCVS – Veterinary Surgeon (Currently on maternity leave)

Katie joined our team in February 2017. Before training to be a vet a Nottingham University, Katie completed a degree in Animal Behaviour and Genetics at the University of Sheffield, so has a wealth of knowledge that she brings with her. Katie enjoys all aspects of veterinary practice, but has a particular interest in diagnostic imaging and Sight Hound medicine. She has a rabble of Whippets and a Lurcher that you may see taking her for a walk around Dartmoor.

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Danielle Willey MRCVS – Veterinary Surgeon

Danielle graduated from the RVC in 2014 and decided instantly to move down to Devon where she has been living and working ever since. Danielle enjoys all aspects of general practice but has a particular interest in diagnostic imaging and medicine. A recent adventure included the hand rearing of two very special little kittens – Luna and Gimli – who are definitely keeping her on her toes! In her spare time Danielle enjoys a spot of yoga, some hectic mountain biking and exploring everything Devon has to offer.


Alice Rook BVM&S MRCVS  – Veterinary Surgeon 

Alice qualified from the University of Edinburgh in 2012. After working in a mixed practice in Herefordshire for five years, Alice completed a small animal internship at Cave Referrals in 2018 before returning to us to help cover Katie whilst she is away on maternity leave. Alice is currently working towards a Small Animal Surgery Certificate and has an interest in all aspects of general surgery.

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Raechel Parker MRCVS – Veterinary Surgeon

Raechel grew up in Devon and started working for Molecare in the summer of 2018 after graduating from Bristol Vet School, bringing with her lots of fresh ideas and research. By working for both Molecare Pet Vets and Molecare Farm Vets she gets to work with a range of species. She has enjoyed all aspects of veterinary so far, but has a very soft spot for springer spaniels!

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Rachel Williams RVN – Veterinary Nurse

Rachel has been a Veterinary Nurse at Molecare since 2012, so she is a familiar face at the practice! She is an incredibly dedicated and thorough nurse who is excellent with all animals. Rachel is also enrolled as a Clinical Coach to pass on her wealth of knowledge to our Student Nurse. Her favourite activities include an early morning walk on the beach with her dog Alfie, or cuddles with her black cat Bella!.


Alice Hunt – Student Veterinary Nurse 

Alice started volunteering for us is February 2015; she helped out with reception and assisted our nursing team before becoming a Student Nurse. Alice is enrolled at Bridgewater College where she spends one day a week, with the rest of her time here at Molecare. Alice is really enjoying her course with her knowledge and experience growing daily! She is very gentle and calming, winning over all our patients. Alice’s bouncy Bulldog, Brunswick, enjoys all her care and attention when she is not working.

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Abby Gould RVN – Veterinary Nurse

Abby joined the Molecare team in February 2019. She qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2014 and since then has gained a wealth of experience working in both general and referral practice. Abby is an avid supporter of Save the Rhinos – she completed the London marathon in a 17kg rhino costume to fundraise! Abby has recently started her own dog walking business ‘Tails on Tor’ so she can often be found in the local countryside with a pack of dogs including her own Labrador, Tyler. Abby also regularly attends crossfit training and has taken part in local and national competitions.


Lucy Hill RVN – Veterinary Nurse

Our nurse Alice went on maternity leave in September and has since welcomed her baby boy Noah into the world. Both mother and baby are doing really well and we wish them all the best.

In the meantime, Lucy Hill will be her maternity cover. Lucy qualified as a registered veterinary nurse in 2017 and has a special interest in exotic species and emergency medicine. Outside of work, Lucy volunteers for StreetVet Plymouth, a charity that provides veterinary treatment for animals of the homeless.



Viki Thompson – Receptionist

Viki joined the reception team in June 2019 after an extremely busy career in Events Management. She has an impeccable memory for detail, is very organised and has a talent for contributing to a superb calm client and pet experience for all. Viki has a soft spot for all animals but especially for her dear little black cat, Cleo, who keeps her on her toes at home as she is not yet a year old and full of fun!


Mel Runham – Receptionist

Mel joined the reception team in February 2016 after working as an administrator in a mechanical company. Mel is organised and experienced in running a tight ship which helps keep us all on time! Mel is always happy to help in any way she can. She is a particular favourite with our practice cat Mavis, who loves her cuddles and playtime and a sneaky chicken snack that Mel brings in especially for her!


Emma Henderson – Receptionist

Emma joined Molecare in October 2016. Emma had already mastered the skill of being a superb Veterinary Receptionist/Practice Administrator after working at her previous practice for five years. Emma is incredibly efficient and a huge asset to the team. Apart from a friendly reception face she juggles many administrative jobs in order to keep the practice ticking smoothly. Outside of work, Emma is very active with hobbies including kayaking, horse riding and lots of walking with her rather excitable canine companion, Frankie.

Tam Russell

Tam Russell – Receptionist

Tam joined the Molecare Pet Vets reception team in July 2019. Previously employed within the educational sector for 11 years she made the leap to our door to follow her dream to work alongside animals. She is highly organised and a dedicated team player! Amongst her large menagerie of animals are her two Suffolk Punch horses, two Arabian horses, some grey faced Dartmoor sheep and Olive the Whippet/Bedlington Terrier.