We are a small animal practice in Staffordshire, first established in 1973. We are passionate about animal care and our skilled team of vet surgeons and 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. We also offer free parking for clients at our surgery.
Jayne qualified as a registered veterinary nurse in 1991 and is Practice Manager for Melbourne Veterinary Centre, Mercia Veterinary Surgery and firstvets West Midlands. Jayne has previously worked in both small animal and emergency veterinary clinics so has a wide range of experience in the veterinary industry. She has two rescue dogs; Brassy from The Soi Dog Foundation in Thailand and Bear from Romania.
In her spare time she likes walking, travelling and spending time with family and friends.
Rebecca Wycherley RVN
Becci joined us in April 2014 as one of our two head nurses. She has a keen interest in medical nursing and enjoys taking care of our hospitalised patients. Becci is also one of our clinical coaches and oversees the training of our student nurses. Outside of work she enjoys baking and will occasionally bring in treats for all the staff and has contributed to the bake sales we have had on our open days. She lives with her husband Craig and her two children.
Keeley Griffiths RVN
Keeley has been with the practice since 2011. She is very passionate about animal care and maintaining high welfare standards. Her main passion areas at work are anaesthetics, oral hygiene/dentistry and canine behaviour. Keeley is mainly based at our sister practice, Mercia Veterinary Surgery.
Student Veterinary Nurse
Sian started working as a receptionist in January 2017 and after transferring to Melbourne Vets in 2018 she is now based at this surgery. She is Bronze level trained in the BVRA Accredited Veterinary Receptionist Award. After working as a receptionist for four years Sian has now taken the step to start her Veterinary Nursing training. She has two Staffordshire Bull Terriers called Finch and Tawny. In her spare time she enjoys walking the dogs and photographing them in the countryside.
Natalie Tromans RVN
Natalie joined Melbourne in June 2017, qualified as a veterinary care assistant in August 2017 and Qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in December 2020. Her favourite part of the job is inpatient care, theatre and anaesthesia. At home she has two dogs, Honey, the Shih-tzu and Pam, the Jack Russell. Natalie also has a guinea pig named Biscuit. In her spare time she enjoys taking her dogs walking, cooking and spending time with her friends and family. Natalie's favourite animals are dogs - she loves all their individual looks and characters!
Debbie joined Melbourne Veterinary Centre in 2009 as a domestic assistant. She loves being involved with kennel work and helping with all the animals. Debbie also drives the ambulance, and transports the animals to and from our out-of-hours surgery. She has a cat named Fifi which she adopted from our practice in 2016. Away from work she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, taking her boys swimming, going out for meals and walking up Cannock chase.