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Stuart - BVM&S MRCVS

Stuart has been with the practice since qualifying from Edinburgh in 1993. As the practice has evolved over the years his primary clinical role has become farm orientated. As farm vets our main task is to ensure that the meat and milk which reaches your kitchen from British Farms is safe and produced to the highest standards of Welfare. Outside work he enjoys turning our British Farm produce into food to be enjoyed over a glass of foreign wine!

Jenny - BVetMed MRCVS

Jenny is our Small Animal Clinical Director.  She qualified from London’s Royal Veterinary College in 2009 and joined the practice in 2013. She enjoys all aspects of small animal practice and is currently studying for a post-graduate certificate in small animal medicine.  When not running around after two small people she enjoys dinghy sailing and paddleboarding.

Miranda - BVSc MRCVS

Miranda has been with the practice since qualifying from Liverpool University in 2003 and has been part time since coming back from maternity leave in 2013.  An experienced mixed practice vet, she has a particular interest in all things Sheep and is an active member of the Sheep Veterinary Society and the South West Initiative for Sheep Health, and is a member of the VetPartners sheep Special Interest Group.  She also enjoys working with camelids, and has a keen interest in udder health and mastitis management in dairy cattle.  When not working she can be found singing, playing her double bass or surfing.

Spike - BVetMed BSc CertCHP DBR MRCVS

Spike (Michael Head) joined Calweton in 2021. For the last 17 years he has been a director in a large dairy practice in Somerset. Michael was awarded the RCVS Certificate in Cattle Health and Production (CertCHP) in 2001, and the Diploma of Bovine Reproduction (DBR) in 2010. He oversees the training courses at the practice, having particular interest in AI courses and lameness.  Whilst at college he travelled to Kenya and Trinidad to undertake human and veterinary related projects and to this end became a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS).  Whilst not at work he plays tennis, enjoys walking, bird watching and listening to classical music.

Jenn - BVetMed MRCVS

Jenn joined the Calweton farm team in 2017 after graduating from the Royal Veterinary College, London. With a keen interest in goats, camelids and sheep, Jenn takes a leading role with our small holder clients - when she isn’t too busy with all other aspects of farm vetting! Outside of work Jenn enjoys surfing, hiking and exploring Cornwall with her dog, Bear. 


Lucie has been part of the farm vet team since July 2017, joining Calweton after qualifying from the University of Glasgow’s Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. In October 2022, Lucie was appointed the position of Junior Farm Clinical Director and will be working alongside Stuart to ensure the smooth running of the farm department moving forwards. She is interested in all aspects of farm animal medicine and particularly enjoys working with both beef and dairy cattle.  She is working towards a certificate in Cattle Health and Production and is a member of the Vet Partners Beef Special Interest Group.  She is a facilitator for the Cornwall branch of Women In Dairy.

In her spare time she enjoys all things outdoors; playing hockey, surfing and exploring Cornwall and Devon with her two dogs, Angus and Jura. 


Sally graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2020 and came to join our Farm Team shortly after.  Prior to starting work she spent her summer as a relief milker, working both at a large rotary and on a small family-run farm.  Originally from Scotland, she enjoys all things outdoors, especially hill walking and running.  She looks forward to exploring Cornwall with her dogs, Juno and Finn.


Emma graduated from the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, Edinburgh in 2001. Her Devonian roots and the pull of home brought her south, venturing across the Tamar to her first job in Bodmin, initially within a mixed practice, but very quickly she realised her love was with farm work, and in particular dairy and beef cattle.  Her main interests are cattle health and productivity, fertility, and young stock management.  More recently she has also become increasingly interested in bull fertility.  Emma works part time and can often be found helping out on her other half’s beef and sheep farm in Wadebridge.  If there is any more time in the day for some down time, she enjoys cycling, swimming, horse riding and Zumba.

Joao - VetMed MRCVS

Originally from Coimbra, Portugal, Joao has worked as a cattle vet for the last 6 years. In 2017, after working in Sao Miguel Azores (Portugal) and Ireland, Joao decided to come to the UK to start work in Somerset, before settling here in Cornwall. He has a particular interest in cow signals and housing, cattle genomics, cattle reproduction and herd health planning. In his free time he likes spearfishing and running.

Cornel - DVM MRCVS

Cornel graduated in Romania and came to the UK in 2018. He enjoys all aspects of farm animal work, but particularly reproduction and obstetrics. 


Anna joined our small animal team in 2017, having qualified from the University of Nottingham. She is currently studying for a post-graduate certificate in Diagnostic Imaging and especially loves ultrasound! She enjoys horse riding (eventing), badminton, tennis, sailing and surfing in her spare time! She also loves exploring the Cornish countryside with her spaniel Bailey.

Monica - MRCVS

Monica joined the practice in 2020.  She qualified as a vet in 2016 in Romania and worked there as a small animal vet for two years. In 2018 she moved to the UK to continue taking care of all furry babies. In her free time she enjoys outdoor activities like hiking and cycling, and also enjoys relaxing with some cross stitching and cooking. Her best friend Maus is a domestic short hair cat with sight issues, who was adopted from a Romanian village and travelled with Monica to the UK.  She is very spoiled and absolutely enjoys her indoor life, but also loves birdwatching in the garden.

Aleco - MRCVS

Aleco graduated in 2016 from Usamv Cluj-Napoca, Romania. He moved to the UK in 2018 with his wife and his blind cat called Maus. Aleco previously worked in Dorset for two years prior to joining Calweton Vets in 2020.  He enjoys every aspect of small animal practice and he has a particular interest in Internal Medicine. Outside of work he enjoys hiking, cycling, reading and spending time with his family.


Emma is originally from Northern Ireland and joined the practice in 2020 as one of our small animal vets, shortly after graduating from the University of Edinburgh. In her spare time Emma enjoys cooking and playing guitar. She also enjoys hiking and is looking forward to exploring more of the Cornish countryside. 


Harry qualified from The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies at The University of Edinburgh in 2020. Harry enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine and is looking forward to working with the Small Animal team at Calweton Vets to hone his skills in all areas. His main interests include the outdoors and anything food or sport related. He is hoping to join a local sports team as soon as possible and is looking forward to exploring Cornwall.