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Stuart Gough - 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!

Chris Luckhurst - BVM&S MRCVS

Chris qualified from Edinburgh in 1984 and after an initial stint in Newquay settled in Callington. He has a wealth of experience across all species. He is a member of the British Cattle Veterinary Association, the Sheep Veterinary Society, the British Equine Veterinary Association and the Goat Veterinary Society.

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.  When not working or running around after a small child she can be found singing, playing her double bass or surfing.

Jenn - BVetMed MRCVS

Jenn qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in London in 2017 and has been a welcome addition to our farm team.  Prior to starting vet school she has worked worldwide across the USA and Asia, not to mention having worked five lambing seasons and as a relief milker. Originally from Yorkshire, she enjoys hiking, camping, travelling to hot countries and scuba diving and is looking forward to exploring Cornwall.

Lucie - BVMS MRCVS

We are pleased to have welcomed Lucie to our team of farm vets in July 2017.  She qualified from the University of Glasgow 's faculty of Veterinary Medicine.  In her spare time she enjoys both outdoor and indoor hockey, occasionally stepping up as umpire. She also hopes to try her hand at surfing. 

Eddie - MRCVS

Eddie qualified as a vet in Romania in 2013 and has been in the UK since 2016.  He has worked for various practices in Devon and Cornwall and joined the Calweton Farm Team in 2020. He is interested in all aspects of farm animal medicine. He spends his free time with his dog and cat, and enjoys exploring the countryside.

Sally - BVMS MRCVS

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 dog Juno.

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.

Uke - BVSc MRCVS

South African-born Uke (‘Ee-ka’) came to the UK to study at Bristol University’s Vet School, qualifying in 2015 and joining the practice shortly afterwards. One of our small animal vets, outside work she is a keen traveller and enjoys adventure sports such as rock climbing and cycling.

Anna - BVM BVS MRCVS

Anna joined our small animal team in 2017, having qualified from the University of Nottingham. She is a keen horse rider and also enjoys playing badminton. She is looking forward to improving her surfing and learning to sail. She has a dog Tilly with whom she enjoys the challenge of attempting agility competitions!

Louise - BVSc MRCVS

Louise graduated from the University of Bristol in 2019. Originally from Kent, she fell in love with the south west during her studies and moved to Cornwall to join our team. Upon moving she adopted two Gerbils and loves all small furries. Outside of work she is passionate about health and fitness and enjoys surfing, sailing, scuba diving and paddle boarding.

Nicky - BVetMed MRCVS

Nicky graduated in 2009 from the Royal Veterinary College in London. She is originally from Sussex, where she gained experience working in a variety of small animal practices. She joined the practice in 2019 having fulfilled her dream of moving to Cornwall, and is looking forward to spending more time in this beautiful part of the country. In her spare time, she enjoys long country walks with her spaniel, cooking and exploring new places.

Paul Hallum - BSc BVMS MRCVS

Paul qualified from Glasgow Vet School in 2000 and joined the team in 2012. He is an experienced equine vet with a particular interest in fertility and acupuncture. He breeds and shows Warmbloods and is a popular local equine artist.

Dr Keesjan Cornelisse - DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl.ACVIM, MRCVS

With a couple of decades of worldwide experience in both first-opinion and referral equine centres, Keesjan joined the Calweton Equine team in 2016. Following graduation from the Veterinary School of Utrecht University in the Netherlands in 1993 he spent several years in mixed practice in Lincolnshire. He then travelled to the USA and completed a residency in Equine Internal Medicine at Michigan State University, during which time he also obtained a Masters and PhD and is a recognised American Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine. He has published in numerous peer-reviewed veterinary journals and is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM). He is a member of the RCVS, BVA, BEVA and the British College of Veterinary Specialists (BCVSp). During his career he has worked on many challenging equine medical cases, involving patients from the family pony to the high performing equine athlete. Examples of cases can be found via this link.

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 cattle nutrition, cattle genomics and herd health planning. In his free time he likes fishing and running.

Emma - BVM&S MRCVS

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.

Stefan - MRCVS

Stefan graduated in 2012 from the University of Veterinary Science of Bucharest, Romania.  Since graduating he has worked with production animals, especially pigs.  In 2016 he moved to the UK, and has worked as a TB Tester and farm vet since.  In his spare time he likes to go to the gym and enjoys days out with his family.