In case of Emergency please phone: Pets: 01422 354999       Equine/Farm: 01422 354106

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King Street Practice

Eddie Burt
 BVSc. MRCVS

 

Partner

Eddie graduated from the University of Liverpool in 1985, and joined Hird and Partners in November of the same year, and subsequently became a partner in the practice. Eddie has a wealth of clinical expertise in all areas of small animal medicine and surgery. Recently, Eddie has attended CPD courses on feline medicine and BSAVA congress in Birmingham. Away from work, Eddie has a busy family life, spending much of his time with his children as well as finding time to enjoy walking.

Hetty Demain
MRCVS

 

Veterinary Surgeon

Kirsty Baird
BVMS. MRCVS

 

 

Vet Clinical Director

 Jonathan Dunn
MRCVS

 

Veterinary Surgeon

Kate Redfearn
MRCVS

 

Veterinary Surgeon

Kirsty graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1991. After spending time working in mixed general practice, and a period working in the Caribbean, Kirsty made the move to Hird and Partners in February 2006 as a small animal practitioner. Kirsty is interested in all areas of general practice, and has recently attended the North American Veterinary Congress. Outside work, Kirsty enjoys mountain biking, travelling, and walking her dogs, Ruby and Florence. Kirsty is currently undertaking her GP certificate in Small Animal Medicine and has a keen interest in Veterinary Acupuncture.



















 

 

Mary Lees
MRCVS

 

Veterinary Surgeon

Michael Lightwater
BVSc MRCVS BSAVA PG Cert SAM

Veterinary Surgeon

 Natasha May
MRCVS

 

Veterinary Surgeon

 Olivia Dishongh
MRCVS

 

Veterinary Surgeon

 

After graduating from the University of Bristol in 2007, Michael joined Hird and Partners as an associate small animal Veterinary Surgeon. His professional interests include canine and feline emergency medicine and diagnostic imaging. He has completed an intensive course in ultrasonography and carries out most of the scanning in the small animal practice. Michael has recently completed his BSAVA Post Graduate Certificate in Small Animal Medicine. Michael’s interests include walking his Border Terrier, Roger, and spending time with friends.

 



















Maree Broadhead
BDc. RVN AI

 

Kate Peacock


 

 Charlette Black


 

Kathryn Atkinson


 

Head Nurse RVN

Deputy Head Nurse RVN

RVN

RVN

Maree joined Hird and Partners in 2004, whilst studying towards her BSc. in veterinary nursing at Hartpury College. Maree attained her BSc. with Honours in 2005. Maree has particular interests in small animal dentistry and surgical nursing. Recently, Maree has attended numerous CPD courses including Veterinary Anaesthesia, a VN assessor workshop and most recently BSAVA congress. Away from work, Maree enjoys cooking and taking care of her horse, dogs and chickens on her small holding.























 

 

 Molly Peek


 

Mary Ingle


 

Rebecca Emsley



 

 Ben Morris


 

RVN

Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Nursing Assistant

Nursing Assistant

 

 

 

 

Emma Newsome


 

 Kirsty Clifford


 

 Samantha Hewick


 

Victoria Lund


 

Nursing Assistant

Nursing Assistant

Nursing Assistant

Nursing Assistant

 

 

 

 

Annette Bavastock


 

Atanas Ivanov


 

Lucy Hoyles


 

 Emily Stirling


 

Night Nurse

Night Nurse

Night Nurse

Student Nurse

 

 

 

 

 Lisa Oates


 Small Animals

Caroline Regan


 Small Animals

Denise Sutcliffe


 Small Animals

Elle Anderson


 Small Animals

Head Receptionist/SQP

Receptionist

Receptionist

Receptionist

 

 

 

 

Jade Delaney


 Small Animals

Jane Otty


 Small Animals

Kaye Hoyle


 Small Animals

Leah Harrison


 Small Animals

Receptionist

Receptionist

Receptionist

Head Receptionist

 

 

 

 

Linda English


 Small Animals

Sue Anderson


 Small Animals

Receptionist

Receptionist

 

 

Christine Lumb


 Large Animals

Amy Roberts


 Large Animals

Lauren Sykes


 Large Animals

Nula Smith


 Large Animals

Head Receptionist

Receptionist

Receptionist

Receptionist

 

 

 

Nula joined Hird and Partners in October 2010 after working as a dental receptionist for many years at a practice in Hebden Bridge. She likes the day to day interaction with clients that her position requires. Nula lives on a farm and enjoys walking, cricket and gardening.

Jane Moorhouse


 Large Animals

Administrator/SQP

 

Beth Mallinson


 

 

Accounts

Lisa Ormondroyd


 



















Insurance Administrator

Janet joined the practice in 1981 as a veterinary nurse. Nowadays, Janet is involved in the administrative side of the practice, chiefly with the processing of small animal insurance claims. In her free time she enjoys being with her family, walking and reading.

 

Janet Allen



Clinic Manager

Valerie Lord



Administrator

Ripponden Branch

 Helen Dugdale


 

RVN

After graduating from the University of Central Lancashire with a BSc. in Animal Behaviour and Welfare in 2006, Helen became a Nursing Assistant in 2007, previously having worked as a receptionist at our old Blackwall centre. Professionally, Helen enjoys canine and feline behavioural medicine. After completing her training with Hird and Partners – Helen qualified as a registered Veterinary Nurse in 2010. Helen has recently attended CPD covering feline aggression, blood transfusions and feline hyperthyroidism. In her spare time Helen enjoys socialising with friends, travelling and films.

Laura Wheelwright


 

Reception/Veterinary Nursing Assistant

 

Walsden Branch

 Alex Lillie


 

 Stacey Weston


 

Jasmine Ross


 

Vet Nurse Assistant

Vet Nurse Assistant

Nursing Assistant

 

 

 

Cheryl Taylor


 

Peter Lobb


 

Clinic Manager

Receptionist

 

 

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Contact Us

Small Animals King Street Practice

2 King Street, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 1SR

Small animal: 01422 354999
Email: reception@hirdandpartners.co.uk

Farm/Equine: 01422 354106
Email: info@hirdandpartners.co.uk

 

Shelf Equine Hospital

Lower Giles Hill Farm, Giles Hill Lane, Shelf, Halifax,
West Yorkshire, HX3 7TW

Tel: 01274 601534

Email: shelfequineclinic@hirdandpartners.co.uk

 

Small Animals

52 Oldham Road, Ripponden, West Yorkshire, HX6 4DP

Tel: 01422 823312     Fax: 01422 822732

 

Unit 2D, Walsden Industrial Estate, Rochdale Road, Walsden, West Yorkshire, OL14 6UD

Tel: 01706 810271     Fax: 01706 818841

 

Sheffield Equine Clinic

Howarth Lane, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S60 4NB

Tel: 01709 911900

Email: sheffieldequineclinic@hirdandpartners.co.uk


Hird and Partners LLP - Cheshire

 Chowley 7, Chowley Oak Business Park,
Chowley Oak Lane, TATTENHALL, Cheshire, CH3 9GA

Tel: 01829 708222

Email: cheshire@hirdandpartners.co.uk

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