Alexia Mills MRCVS
Alexia is the Head Veterinary Surgeon at Molecare. After qualifying from Liverpool University in 2012 she joined Molecare in 2015.
Her infectious energy and proactive nature encourages a healthy culture of continuous professional and practice development.
The team are continuously inspired to work upon improvements to the service the practice provides.
Alexia enjoys treating all animals but it is rumoured that she has a particular soft spot for Collies, Whippets and ginger cats!
Danielle Willey MRCVS
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.
Kate Grasske - On maternity leave
Kate graduated from Nottingham in 2015. After a brief stint in Cornwall working in mixed practice Kate Moved back home to Devon. Kate has worked in mid Devon for the past 5 years and joined Molecare in 2021.
Kate holds a certificate in small animals diagnostic imaging (GpCert DI) and hopes to continue to develop this area of interest. She particularly enjoys abdominal imaging.
In her spare time you will find Kate walking her handsome sausage dog Wallace on the moors or tending to her cut flower garden!
Katie completed a degree in Animal Behaviour before graduating from Nottingham Vet School in 2016.
Katie has worked with small animals from the start, and has a particular passion for sighthound medicine and surgery, and the quirks of the sighthound breeds. She also enjoys dental work, poultry medicine, and feels very at home looking down a microscope in our lab.
Dartmoor born and bred, Katie loves nothing more than roaming the moors with her whippets and young family, or attempting to garden.
Sarah joined us in Autumn 2022 after moving to Devon earlier in the year. Her forte is eyes and the art of opthalmology!
In her spare time you’ll find Sarah exploring the nearby beaches and the moors and spending time with her family.
Rachel Williams RVN
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 and will not leave until all duties are taken care of!
Rachel is especially interested in Feline Medicine and was key to our becoming a Cat Friendly Clinic. She is our Cat Advocate and is also currently studying for her Certificate in Feline Nursing ISFM.
Jacqui Duffield RVN
Jacqui qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2016 and has over 12 years’ experience in practice. She has worked in a variety of GP, hospital and out of hours practices but has spent the last 4 years splitting her time between educating student veterinary nurses and her role as surgical nurse in a local orthopaedic referral practice.
Jacqui is passionate about all things nursing and is a fountain of knowledge which all the team members and our patients benefit from. She has an enthusiastic and caring disposition which helps her thrive within her role to support the team and drive clinical standards.
Outside of work Jacqui enjoys spending time with loved ones as a priority, so she can often be found finishing a dog walk on the beach with friends and family. She also enjoys dancing and water sports.
We hope her dancing abilities don’t put us all to shame at any of the team social events!
Alice Hunt RVN - On Maternity Leave
Alice qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in September of 2019 after 4 years of clinical experience accompanying her journey to qualification.
She has a very gentle and calming nature, winning over all our patients. Alice’s bouncy Bulldog, Brunswick, enjoys all her care and attention when she is not working or looking after her new ‘Hooman’ addition to the family, her little baby boy.
Jenna Marriott RVN
Jenna started at Molecare in March 2022 after working in a busy hospital for 3 years. Jenna qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in November 2021 after she completed her foundation degree in Veterinary Nursing. She has now embarked on an exciting new university course in Applied Animal Care to top-up her degree and further her knowledge.
Jenna is a dedicated nurse and has a strong interest in emergency care, laboratory work and in-patient care. Her patience and determination with hospitalised patients is often pivotal to their progress.
Outside of work she enjoys spending time socialising with her friends and walking Jasper, her adorable West Highland Terrier.
Lucy Hill RVN
Lucy qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2017 during her formative years working at the Plymouth Veterinary Hospital.
In her clinical role, she has a special interest in emergency medicine and is also currently working towards her Certificate in Veterinary Nursing of Exotic Species. Outside of work, she puts us all to shame with her fitness and athletic abilities! Lucy has a wonderful disposition where she is able to motivate the team calming, professionally and with good humour.
Together, Alexia and Lucy are a force to be reckoned with their constant enthusiasm and ability to multitask allowing them to balance their daily clinical and management responsibilities whilst also driving innovation and a constant improvement of quality.
Mel joined the Molecare team in 2016 so is a welcoming and familiar face to our clients!
Melanie is incredibly organised and knows exactly how every aspect of the practice works which makes her excellent at running a tight ship to keep us all on time! The Vets Deliver programme is her baby and her attention to detail and methodical way of working ensures that this service keeps ticking along as smooth as possible
Outside of work Melanie enjoys playing golf and will often participate in tournaments. She has a lovely black and white called Mable who keeps her on her toes!
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.
Sue joined the Molecare team in 2021 after previously being employed in an administrative role at a local zoo
Sue excels in customer service and prides herself in creating a positive and friendly experience for all our clients. She has a wonderful caring and emphatic attitude to our clients and their pets and enjoys following the patient’s progress through.
Sue has a great sense of humour and knows exactly how to lift the spirits of the team up if they have experienced a particularly sad day. Outside of work she has a lively social life but does enjoy a peaceful walk (as peaceful as she can get with 2 kids!), going to the beach and cuddles with her cat Stewy!
Michelle joined the reception team in January 2022 after working as a Senior Lettings Negotiator. Michelle is highly organised and welcomes all new challenges with enthusiasm and a smile.
Outside of work you will often find her with her 2 Wirehaired Dachshunds Digby and Mabel. Michelle spends a lot of her time walking on the moors or along the coastline.
If you can’t find Michelle enjoying the wonderful South Devon walks you will find her at home either tending to her many house plants or crafting.