We are a small animal practice in Suffolk, first established in the 1930’s. We are passionate about animal care and our skilled team of veterinarians and vet nurses are dedicated to providing the highest quality care for your animals. Because we love animals and strive to provide excellent continuity of care, we are open six days a week and have access to 24-hour emergency care. For your added convenience, there’s free parking for clients at our surgeries.
Bronwyn is our head nurse having qualified whilst in practice in Ipswich. She was recruited to Fromus as a senior nurse to lead the team. Bronwyn enjoys theatre nursing and nurse consultations. Outside of work she enjoys sheep-dog trial training, walking and the great outdoors. Bronwyn lives with three Border Collies, two guinea pigs and one man. She also has three grown up children.
Lucy Berry RVN
Lucy qualified as an RVN after completing her training with us in 2014. She left us for a while but re-joined in August 2017 and we are very happy to have her back. Lucy has an ISFM certificate in feline friendly nursing and hopes to continue this to diploma level. She lives with her partner in Ipswich along with her three cats, Monty, Poppet and Hetty. In her spare time she enjoys reading, watching films and photography.
Lucy Crisp RVN
Lucy is one of our qualified RVN’s, having completed her training at Easton College. She enjoys in-patient care and nurse clinics. When not at work Lucy enjoys walking her dogs and socialising. A lot of her spare time is taken up looking after her own animals, which includes three black Labradors; Ruby and Rebel the cats; Merlin and Martha the tortoises; Billy, Bobby and Bertie the guinea pigs; Brussel, Bandit and Bonnie the rabbits; Joey the parrot; two lovebirds; 12 chickens and three degus!
Jessica Griggs RVN
Jessica comes from Colchester originally and moved to Suffolk for work. She completed her training at the College of West Anglia and is a fully qualified RVN. Jessica enjoys helping with nutrition and weight management problems at work, as well as anaesthesia during our surgical procedures. Outside of work her interests include her horse, walking and reading. Jessica is also the proud owner of a little Dachshund.
Sarah Pegg RVN
Sarah is Suffolk born and bred - in fact she can trace her family back in Suffolk for many centuries! She came to work for Fromus four years ago having qualified from the College of West Anglia as a registered veterinary nurse in 2011. Sarah enjoys working with rabbits and other exotics, meeting clients during nurse consultations and also in-patient care. Outside of work she can be found at the Speedway most weeks. Her other interests include reading books, eating out and walking in the countryside with her husband. Sarah lives with chickens and her two rabbits, Hazel and Benjamin.
Kate Spinks RVN
Kate was born in Harrogate but grew up in Bishop Stortford. She qualified as an RVN at Wood Green in Huntingdon in 2004. Kate’s work interests include in patient care, clinical coaching and ophthalmology. Outside work she has many interests, including drawing, gardening, hiking, nature and bird watching. Kate also volunteers for the Suffolk Wildlife Trust. She lives with her dog named Izzy, a cat named Tinsel, eight chickens, a giant African land snail and two boys.
Student Veterinary Nurse
Amy is a local girl – from Beccles originally – and she is studying to become a veterinary nurse. Her ambition is to work with large animals, possibly overseas with big cats and savannah animals (she has previously worked with rhinos, meerkats, baboons, lemurs, giraffes, leopards and lions!), but also loves working with rabbits, dogs, cats and horses. When Amy is not at work she enjoys eating out, seeing friends, going for walks with her partner and two Staffies and playing at home with her house rabbit, Isco.
Student Veterinary Nurse
Pippa is one of our trainee vet nurses and has been with us since September 2015. A local girl from Suffolk, she enjoys horse riding. Whilst at work Pippa likes spending time with our in patients, making sure they are as comfy and happy as possible, and also working with small furries. Pippa lives with her mum, two rescue dogs (one from Romania), her cat called Shaun who was dumped on Fromus’ doorstep and four chinchillas.
Student Veterinary Nurse
Sarah is originally from Gravesend in Kent and headed north initially to study animal science at Writtle College. She is currently studying to become a vet nurse at the College of West Anglia. Sarah is interested in animal nutrition and any guinea pig work. At the weekend she works as a carer, as well as running a business for dog walking and sitting, making bespoke collars and leads and doing a little bit of gardening. Sarah lives with Chester, a Scottie dog cross; Holly, a Jack Russell Terrier cross; Rocky, a Pomeranian cross; four guinea pigs and some marine fish.