Rachel Woodhouse RVN
Rachel joined Riverside in October 2010. She has worked as a veterinary nurse since 2004, first as a student and then as a fully qualified RVN. Rachel has a brown Dobermann, and together they enjoy walks, runs and bike rides. Rachel also has twins who keep her busy at home. Rachel is a qualified Expedition Leader helping students from local schools complete their Duke of Edinburgh Award.
Nicki Burney RVN
Nicki joined the practice in August 2016; she originally qualified in 2003 in her home town of Malvern and has worked in various practices in Worcestershire. Nicki has a keen interest in nurse clinics and is currently working towards becoming a consulting nurse practitioner, a blue cross bereavement counsellor and a weight management counsellor. Nicki lives with her family and is the proud owner of Winne the Whippet and her cat Mia or Meow as her daughter calls her. In her spare time she enjoys reading, swimming and socialising. Nicki is looking forward to growing the nurse clinics at Riverside and meeting all of your wonderful pets.
Zoe Henshall RVN
Zoe joined the practice in November 2016 as maternity cover nurse. Zoe spends the majority of her time on her horses, looking after and exercising them. She competes at national and international show jumping events. Zoe has a menagerie of animals at home including eight horses, two Boxers, one Staffordshire Bull Terrier, one German Shepherd, six cats, one corn snake, two pygmy goats, one pot-bellied pig and some chickens.
Lisa Portmann RVN
Lisa joined Riverside in 2000; starting as a Saturday receptionist. She qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2006. She really enjoys her job and is particularly interested in small animals including rabbits and guinea pigs. At home Lisa has a cat and is kept busy with her daughters. In her spare time she enjoys going for walks in the local area and creative crafts.