Tia Thomas BA (Hons), SQP, Assoc CIPD – Director
Phone: 07528 245 452
Following graduation from Staffordshire University I spent a number of years working in education welfare before joining the team at Macpherson O’Sullivan in January 2009 which has since progressed into Shropshire Farm Vets. My main focus and passion is the operational side of the business, HR, managing, developing systems and looking for solutions to meet changing business needs. Outside of work I’m a full-time mum and taxi service to my two daughters, supporting them in their dramatic ambitions.
Siobhan Harrington-Hayes – Business Administrator
I moved to Shropshire and joined Shropshire Farm Vets in June 2017. I have a range of experience in reception, customer service and stock specialist roles. These skills have come in handy when helping to cover on Reception and Pharmacy. My main role is business admin which includes health and safety, fleet coordination, stock ordering, course organisation along with many other tasks. Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my partner, cat and rescue hens plus dedicating a bit of time each weekend to volunteering at a cat and dog rescue.
Hannah Speake – Senior Clinical Receptionist
I joined Shropshire Farm Vets in January 2018. Over the past five years working in reception and administration based roles I have developed a wide range of knowledge that helps with my main responsibilities within the practice of diary management and communication with clients. Outside of work you can find me exploring the countryside with my 4 dogs.
Heather Mauchlen – TB/Pharmacy Receptionist and Stock Auditor
I have lived in Shrewsbury for the majority of my life, originally being born in South Africa. After finishing college I went down the apprenticeship route to gain qualifications whilst working, getting me to where I am today – Shropshire Farm Vets. In my previous job I gained experience in providing exceptional customer service, which I look forward to applying in my new role as receptionist. I fill my spare time at the gym, walking my dog and exploring Wales with my other half. (As well as enjoying dining out most weekends!) I also have a deep love for cars and travelling.
Charlotte Evans BA (Hons) – Senior Pharmacy Receptionist
I’ve worked at Shropshire Farm Vets sporadically over the course of the past 4 years leaving in 2016 to take the opportunity to attend University. Living and studying in Leeds, I was able to pursue my love for the arts and I’m now the very proud owner of a BA (Hons) Fine Art degree! I have experience in a number of customer service based roles and on my return to the Vets I will now predominately be carrying out dispensary-related tasks. In my spare time I like to be outside riding or competing my horse, as well as drawing pet-portrait commissions to keep building on my portfolio.
Laraine Adams – TB Testing Receptionist
Born and bred in Shropshire, I spent a number of years living and working on the Isle of Eigg off the west coast of Scotland running my own outdoor adventure business. Following my return to Shropshire, I’m delighted to have joined Shropshire Farm Vets where I can use my customer service skills in my role as receptionist. Outside work, I’m a keen trail runner and love exploring the Shropshire hills.
Susan Burgoyne – Pharmacy Receptionist
I was born and bred in Shropshire and now live just over the border where along with my husband and family we farm sucklers and beef, while running a busy livery yard. Life is never dull with our three grown up children, twins Hannah; studying at Harper Adams and Alex; a carpenter. Our youngest Lara is working towards A-levels. My career has led me from legal work, through NHS recruitment and research, and, more latterly over the past three years working in an equine vet practice prior to joining the lovely, friendly Shropshire Farm Vets as a part time Pharmacy Receptionist. I love to cook, play tennis, and travel all over the country with my youngest daughter competing on her ponies in mounted games competitions, but most of all I love socialising with friends!
Julie Parry – Clinical Receptionist
I joined Shropshire Farm Vets in February 2021 as a Clinical Receptionist. For the past 8 years I have worked as a Team Leader and Support Manager in the legal and health and safety sector. I have 20 years’ worth of customer service behind me, will assist me in my new role. I have lived in Shrewsbury since 2019 with my boyfriend Robbie and my cat Ezzie. In my spare time I enjoy attending paranormal investigations, learning about astronomy, reading psychological thrillers, and going to gigs.
Elizabeth Chadderton – Pharmacy Receptionist
I joined Shropshire Farm Vets in March 2021 as a Pharmacy Receptionist. I have previous experience in a wide range of roles,from project management, administration, to customer service, I even spent a few years running my own dog walking business. I live with my husband and two cats, Loki and Margot, and outside of work I love walking, spending time renovating my house and I also have a huge passion for growing anything from veggies to flowers.
Sarah O’Sullivan MRCVS – Pharmacy Courier
I qualified from Bristol University in 1993 as a Veterinary Surgeon and worked in both mixed and small animal practices. I am married to Tim and we have three children who keep us very busy! In my free time I enjoy tending to our animals, walking and playing my cello.