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Our Team

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Tim Wingfield BVetMed MRCVS

Tim is a Practice Director at Deane Vets, and a fully practising vet running surgeries and making farm visits.  Tim qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 1985 and has four cats called Pickle, GJ, Eebe and Inca.

Paul Yates BVSc CertBR MRCVS

Paul is a Practice Director at Deane Vets and a practising vet. Paul opened Deane Vets in 1974 and he's been at the helm ever since. Paul has six whippets called Velvet, James, Gabby, Bodie, Darcey and Gwillis and a jack russell called Mrs Brown.

Hayley Yandell BVSc MRCVS

Hayley graduated from Langford Vet School in 2015 and came to work for us in September of the same year. She is proving to be a very valued member of the vet team and enjoys farm animal work as well as seeing the smaller animals in surgery.
Hayley has two spaniels called Lily and Charlie and a horse called Snowden. 

Zoe Pearman RVN Head Veterinary Nurse

Head nurse Zoe has been with Deane Vets since 2008. She has an interest in medical and feline nursing and practice development. 
Zoe is also involved in training student nurses, and deals with pet insurance claims and queries. 
Zoe has a cat called Boosh, and a tortoise called Trevor.

Amy Wright RVN Senior Veterinary Nurse

Senior nurse Amy has been with Deane Vets for over ten years.
Amy is very interested in senior pet care, nutrition and alternative therapies. She is a trained Pet Health Counsellor and Nutritional Health Advisor.
Amy is also involved in training student nurses.

Sarah Skeggs RVN Veterinary Nurse

Sarah has been with us since 2008. She is particularly interested in the health and development of young animals and runs our puppy parties and junior health checks.

Sarah has two Labradors called Basil and Ivy and two cats called Emmett and Hannibal.

Sarah Nicholas (Rainbow)

Practice Manager Rainbow started with Deane Vets in 2004 as a veterinary nurse, before taking a post in the office in 2011.
Speak to Rainbow with tricky questions, or for accounts queries.
Rainbow has two spaniels Cooper and River, and four cats.

Katie Lye

Katie started with the practice in 2010 and is on hand to help with accounts queries. 

Katie has two cats, Yoda and Sir Munchington.

Chloe Wood

Fiona Armstrong

Fiona, our rececption supervisor, has been with Deane Vets since 2013.  Fiona graduated in 2008 with a degree in Human Biology and Nutrition. She is also a massage therapist.
Fiona is kept busy at home by her 3 dogs, 2 cats & several small pets.

Jo Rudd

Jo has been with us since 1991 working both as a vet nurse and now as a receptionist. 

Charlotte Maggs

Charlotte joined us in 2015 at our Wiveliscombe surgery and has recently also been helping out at the Taunton surgery on a Saturday.
She is currently studying to be an Animal Medicines Advisor.
Charlotte has a wide variety of animals including horses, sheep and two labradors called Bertie and Herbie.