Meet the Team

Our practice comprises 3 full time and 4 part time veterinary surgeons who are assisted by 4 registered veterinary nurses and 5 further support staff. We also have several nursing students on placement with us from time to time.

Our experienced team are always on hand to help with any problems you may encounter. Each of our vets has their own areas of interest, offering a breadth of expertise and knowledge to ensure the best level of care for you and your pet at all times.

Veterinary Surgeons

Mr Bill Wooton
  • Qualifications: BVMS MRCVS and Practice Principal
  • Full Time Veterinary Surgeon

Bill graduated in 1975 and joined the clinic when it was located in South Street and known as Low and Waterston. Soon after, he entered into partnership with Mr Waterston and the clinic name changed to Waterston and Wooton. In 1989 the South Street practice was demolished to make way for the multi-storey car park and the practice moved to its current site on North Street and became Kingdom Veterinary Clinic. Bill is now the Practice Principal. He has an interest in “exotic pets” such as reptiles and is trained in acupuncture and dentistry.

Mrs Michelle Morton
  • Qualifications: BVM&S CertAVP(SAM) MRCVS
  • Part Time Veterinary Surgeon

Michelle joined our team in November 2011. She previously worked in a mixed practice in Norfolk. She graduated in 2008 and has since completed a certificate in Small Animal Medicine.  Michelle lives locally with her husband, two sons and her cat Puck.

Mrs Andrea Drummond
  • Qualifications: BVM&S MRCVS
  • Part Time Veterinary Surgeon

Andrea graduated in 2001 and has worked for the practice since then. She currently works Monday to Wednesday. Andrea lives locally with her Husband and three children who share their home with feisty Border Terrier Oz.

Dr Josie Patrick
  • Qualifications: BSc (Hons) Zoology, BVM&S MRCVS
  • Full Time Veterinary Surgeon

Josie joined the practice in July 2019 and fitted in straight away. She lives with her husband Dale and their two dachshunds Bernard and Winston.

Dr Conor Crichton
  • Qualifications: BVMS MRCVS
  • Full Time Veterinary Surgeon

Conor graduated in 2020 and began working for the practice shortly after.  He has quickly found his feet.  Conor has a particular interest in medicine and oncology.

Dr Lisa Steel
  • Qualifications: BVSc MRCVS
  • Part-time Veterinary Surgeon

Lisa originally qualified in Australia and worked for the practice previously.  She has returned to work with us part time and currently works some Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Mrs Morag Young
  • Qualifications: BVM&S MRCVS
  • Part Time Veterinary Surgeon

Morag has worked regular locum shifts for the practice over the last 2 years and has now come on board permanently. She is currently working Mondays, Wednesdays and some Saturdays.

Support Staff

Mrs Hilsa Doyle
  • Qualifications: RVN
  • Full Time Registered Veterinary Nurse

Hilsa joined the practice as an evening receptionist/nurse in 1990. In 1996 she became a full time Nurse. Having trained as a ‘human’ nurse prior to having her family she eventually re-trained and is now a qualified RVN. Hilsa currently lives with her Husband and whippet Fizz. Together with Marisa, Michelle & Zoe, Hilsa runs many of our popular nurse clinics.

Mrs Marisa Mitchell
  • Qualifications: BSc Hons Veterinary Nursing
  • Full Time Registered Veterinary Nurse (Maternity Leave)

Marisa joined the practice in September 2011 having moved from Paisley. She trained with the College of Animal Welfare in Middlesex and graduated in July 2007 with a BSc Honours in Veterinary Nursing. Marisa now lives in Fife with her Husband Michael and cats Bagheera and Elmo. Marisa returned to work in 2019 part-time after having her daughter.

Miss Michelle Rhind
  • Qualifications: RVN
  • Full Time Registered Veterinary Nurse

Michelle is a qualified veterinary nurse and works both reception and behind the scenes. Michelle lives with her dog Cody and enjoys keeping fit in her (limited) spare time.

Miss Zoe Wrigglesworth
  • Qualifications: RVN
  • Full Time Registered Veterinary Nurse

Zoe has been completing the placement elements of her course as well as working Saturdays with us for the last four years.  She has finally reached the light at the end of the tunnel and In June 2019 she graduated and is now a Registered Veterinary Nurse.  We are delighted to welcome her as a full time member of the nursing team.

Miss Ashley Doyle
  • Qualifications: BSc Hons
  • Full Time Receptionist/Nurse

Ashley joined the practice in September 2010 after graduating from Heriot Watt University in June 2010. Although studying in a different field, Ashley has had a lifelong interest in the veterinary profession and has always gravitated back to working with animals.

Mrs Cathy McIntosh
  • Qualifications: MLC Hom, Dip Vib Med
  • Full Time Book-keeper

Cathy joined the practice in October 1979 and has been with us ever since. She is a qualified Homeopath (human) and a Vibrational Medicine Practitioner. She lives with her Husband Ken and cats Percy and Peggy.

Mrs Charlene Taylor
  • Qualifications: HND (Animal Care)
  • Full Time Receptionist/Nurse

Charlene has completed an NC, HNC and HND in Animal Care and is studying to become an Animal Care Assistant. She lives locally with her husband, daughter and cat Dougal.

Mrs Margaret Greig
  • Part Time Receptionist

Margaret came back to work after taking a break to raise her children.  Margaret can be found smiling at the reception desk on weekday mornings.  Margaret lives locally with her 3 children, husband Trevor, whippet Sawney-Bean, cats Vader and Mouse and chicken Kip.

Mr Iain Murray
  • Full Time Receptionist

Iain works full time on reception.

Miss Samantha Gardner
  • Student Veterinary Nurse

Samantha has just started her Veterinary Nurse training and will be with us off and on for the next two years to gain her practical experience.

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