Veterinary nurses

Liz Baroch RVN
Head Veterinary Nurse
Liz joined the team in 2006 to pursue her passion for animals, then graduated in 2012 as a veterinary nurse. Liz has developed throughout her career to become a Clinical supervisor, pet health councillor and now the Head Veterinary Nurse of the group. Liz loves every aspect of her job! She is also a talented artist and holds a BA from Gray’s School of Art.

When not working Liz enjoys horse riding, traveling and spending time with family and friends.
Emma Jamieson RVN
Blue Cross Pet Bereavement Counsellor
Emma joined our team in July 2011 as a second year student nurse and qualified in May 2012. Emma’s special interest is hospital care and minor procedures. Emma completed a course delivered by the Blue Cross, qualifying as a Pet Bereavement Advisor. Emma has a passion for equine work and has recently studied “Difficult Births, Sick Foals and Other Equine Emergencies” awarded by the Royal Veterinary College. As a new mum, Emma is kept busy with her gorgeous little boy. She loves spending time with her pony, Wally, as well as walking her dog Bronn.
Joyce Leith RVN
Registered Veterinary Nurse
Joyce started her training up in Elgin at Miller and Swan many years ago and then moved onto Ashgrove veterinary clinic in Aberdeen to complete her training. Joyce worked at Ashgrove for 10 years before having a little break to have her son Hamish. Returning to a new adventure at Buchan veterinary clinics as part time RVN. Joyce recently transferred to Deveron Veterinary Centre in Turriff. Joyce has been qualified for 15 years, and still feels every day is a learning day being a nurse, as know two days can be the same.

In her spare time, Joyce teaches pole fitness classes and does a lot of running, having a few half marathons under her belt and two marathons. Whilst spending time with her family, they are always looking for the next adventure.
Lois Campbell RVN
Registered Veterinary Nurse
Lois is a part-time Registered Veterinary Nurse and part-time Account Executive and writer in rural communications. Lois qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in June 2019. Following her passion to support the future generation of nurses, Lois became a clinical supervisor and in 2021, joined the Deveron team.

Outside of work, Lois enjoys time with her family, animals and engaging in outdoor sport.
Rebekah O’Neill RVN
Registered Veterinary Nurse/Mental Health First Aider
Rebekah qualified as an RVN in 2018 after studying at SRUC Craibstone. She joined the team in January 2020, since then she have gone on to develop a keen interest in Emergency and Critical care and is now continuing her education studying to become an Advanced Veterinary Nurse at the Royal Veterinary College in London, with a dedicated emergency care module. Last year Rebekah completed the Wellbeing and Mental health First Aid training in practice and has gone on to become the Regional Mental Health First aider for CVS.

In her spare time she loves going hill climbing, wild swimming and taking her wonderful dog Jax on lots of adventures. She has four fur babies in total; Jax, Miss Puss and two horses Trevor and Noah.
Ruth Stevenson RVN
Registered Veterinary Nurse
Ruth joined Deveron Vets in 2013, working as a receptionist and PCA. Ruth has always been determined to become a RVN, she fulfilled her dream in 2021 and has not looked back. Ruth has a very keen interest in feline welfare in practice; she also enjoys carrying out soft tissue procedures listed under schedule 3.

In her free time she like’s nothing more than chilling in her garden with her feline companions and riding her horse.
Shannon Jeffery RVN
Shannon qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse from the North Highland College in Thurso during August 2017 and joined our team in October 2018. Shannon particularly enjoys surgical nursing in addition to inpatient care. When she is not working Shannon enjoys baking, playing squash and supporting the Scotland Rugby Team.
Amy Forbes SVN
Student Veterinary Nurse
Amy is a qualified Veterinary Care Assistant who joined the Deveron team in 2021. Succeeding her passion for animal care, Amy is currently working towards the Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing.

Between full time in practice and college, Amy rides her pony Banjo and explores the country with her terrier Wallace.