Diane Wilshaw BVSc MRCVS
Diane Wilshaw qualified from Liverpool in 1992 and joined the team at Rees Vets in 2000 after working for five years in mixed practice in Nantwich prior to taking maternity leave for her two daughters. She took on the role as Clinical Director in 2010. Diane enjoys soft tissue surgery and ultrasonography. Diane has a dog called Barley and plenty of sheep, bulls and turkeys at home on the farm to keep her busy.
Simon Gillingham BVSc MRCVS
Simon graduated from Liverpool Veterinary School in 2013 and has been part of the team at Rees since then. His primary focus is surgery and he is currently completing a Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice with a focus on soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery. Simon takes an active role in his church and plays in the worship team regularly whilst also enjoying a good sci-fi movie with his wife and one-eyed cat.
Sarah Lloyd BVSc MRCVS
Sarah graduated from Bristol and started at Rees in August 2015. She particularly enjoys clinical pathology and diagnostic imaging. At home Sarah has a cat called Mouzel and a Springer Spaniel called Walter. She enjoys hiking in her spare time, and having moved up to Manchester from Kent is enjoying living so close to mountains.
Jessica Phipps-Carter BVSc (Hons) MRCVS
Jessica graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2017 and joined Rees Veterinary Centre in August 2018 after a year in mixed practice. She has an interest in surgery and is keen to complete a certificate in soft tissue surgery in the future. Outside of work Jessica enjoys hiking and climbing. She has a Golden Labrador called Poppy at her family home in Essex.
Claire Roberts BSc BVMedSci BVMBVS MRCVS
Claire qualified from the University of Nottingham and joined Rees Vets in August 2013. She took the scenic route to becoming a vet, having previously obtained a zoology degree from the University of St Andrews. Her interests at the practice include internal medicine and diagnostic imaging and she also acts as the veterinary surgeon for the Cats Protection Adoption Centre in Warrington and is the practice’s ‘Cat Advocate’ for our Cat Friendly Clinic. Claire lives with her cat, Rosie, and in her spare time she enjoys running (albeit slowly!), going to the gym and skiing.
Beverley Widdowson BVSc MRCVS
Bev joined Rees in September 2016. She made the move to live in Manchester from her hometown of Bristol where she also studied her degree in Veterinary Science. Bev has a keen interest in surgery and is involved in the new graduate training programme. She enjoys a spin class at the gym to compensate for her love of food! Bev has no pets of her own (yet) but frequently goes back to Bristol to see the family cat and Lurcher (as well as the parents!).