Support Team

Cheryl Beddows

Practice Administrator

Cheryl is the practice administrator and has worked at Mildmay since 2000. She has seen the practice grow and evolve over the years and is still enjoying her time working with the team. She has two cats, Eric, a large tabby with huge personality and Jessica, a black and white shy cat who came into Mildmay as a stray 10 years ago. In her spare time Cheryl enjoys cooking, decorating, gardening, the arts, eating out and Pilates.

Pippa McFarling

Head Receptionist

Pippa is a qualified veterinary nurse who works as the head receptionist. Her responsibilities include insurance claims and hydrotherapy. She also helps with nurse clinics.

In her spare time she enjoys looking after her horses, her Collie dog Ash and Eddie her mischevious cat.

Barbara Bartlett


Barbara has worked at Overton for six years and has built some very good relationships with the Overton clients.

She enjoys spending time with her granddaughter and gardening on her days off.

Hayley Broom


Hayley joined us in August 2013 and is one of our part-time receptionists. Hayley enjoys riding and caring for her horse.

Jackie Hynes


Jackie is one of our part-time receptionists. She has worked at Mildmay since November 2008.

Jackie has a Cocker Spaniel called Bessie, a Burmese cat called Leo and a British Blue cat called Sapphire.

Sue Myers


Sue is one of our part-time receptionists. She has worked at Mildmay since November 2007.

Sue works at both our Winchester and Overton branches and is a big cat lover. She has two cats at home.

Linda Robinson


Linda has joined Mildmay as a part-time receptionist. Her son Phil used to work as a veterinary surgeon here a few years ago. Linda has many animals including horses and dogs.

Tracey Solomon


Tracey works on our busy reception, before working with animals she worked as a cook at Bispham drive juniors school. She decided to have a career change and started working at Ark Vets in Long Eaton in March 2017 but shortly had to relocate down to Winchester where she started working at Mildmay at the end of July.

Diane Torode


Diane started working at Mildmay Veterinary Hospital in 2000 so she has seen the practice develop and grow. She has experienced Mildmay move premises and most recently gain hospital status. Over the years, Diane has established good relations with clients and their animals. She will often be found on the other side of the desk talking to clients and making a fuss over their pets. Working at Mildmay means that every day is different as you never know what animal is going to come through the door next.

In her spare time, Diane enjoys spending time with her family and there is nothing more she likes than to be out in the countryside walking with her four legged friend Inca who is a black Labrador.

Jessica Wallace


Jessica Wallace is one of our part-time veterinary receptionists; she started working at Mildmay Veterinary Hospital in November 2011 but has worked with animals since 2000 with a verity of roles such as kennel and cattery manager, horse groom and an animal veterinary nurse care assistant.

She was brought up with all different types of animals ranging from rodents, birds to cats, dogs and horses but now only has three dogs and two horses. She has a keen interest in animal health and wellbeing and has a Level 2 and 3 Certificate in Dog Grooming and also a certificate in Cat Grooming.