TEAM

Chris Hall Chris Hall BVM&S MRCVS

Chris is originally from Yorkshire and qualified from the Royal (Dick) Veterinary College, Edinburgh in 1995. He has worked all over the country including 2 ½ years running a busy emergency clinic in South Wales and some time working with Cheetahs and other wildlife in South Africa. He took over at Henley House in November 2006 and aims to continuously improve the quality of care offered at the practice. His cat, Eric, was born by caesarean section at Henley House and is very handsome. In his spare time he likes scuba diving, skiing, golf and occasionally he makes a fool of himself on the cricket pitch.
Claire Burfield Claire Burfield BvetMed MRCVS
Claire has been a part of Henley House since 2005. She qualified as a veterinary surgeon from the Royal Veterinary College in London in 1998. She is married to a local farmer and has 3 mad keen rugby playing boys. In her spare time Claire enjoys running and riding her Irish Sports Horse, Charlie. She also enjoys walking Buzz, her trusty Labrador and Vic the cat enjoys plenty of cuddles.
Jenny Pike Jenny Pike RVN
Jenny chose to become a veterinary nurse after working at a local animal rescue centre. From there she trained at Brinsbury College while working at a practice in Forest Row. Jenny has been working at Henley House for over 10 years now. She enjoys the friendly atmosphere of the practice and the fact that she has got to know the clients and their pets very well in that time. When she gets the chance, Jenny enjoys walking and running to keep fit.
Sharon Townsend Sharon Townsend RVN
Sharon joined the team at Henley House in October 2010 after working in a practice near Eastbourne for over 20 years. As well as a nurse she is also qualified pet groomer. In her spare time she is a keen runner and cyclist and she has completed the London to Paris bike ride on two separate occasions. She has two Staffordshire Bull Terriers called Digby and Lola and a cat called Peggy.
Tracy Wyatt Tracy Wyatt RVN MBVNA
Tracy qualified in 1997 after studying for a BTEC 1st Diploma in Animal Care at Brinsbury College and then studying veterinary nursing at Rodbaston College in Staffordshire. She worked in mixed practices in West Sussex and Surrey before joining Henley House in 2003.

Tracy enjoys playing stoolball and is an active member of a local ladies team. She enjoys a busy home life with her husband and two daughters.
Kate Johnson Kate Johnson RVN
Kate qualified as a veterinary nurse in 1998 and has worked at Henley House since 2010. Since starting at Henley House she has run our very successful weekly puppy parties which she and the owners really enjoy. In her spare time she enjoys horse riding and caring for her beautiful chickens, handsome cat and her son's tiny tortoise.
Heather Parsons-Smith
 Heather Parsons-Smith

Heather joined our team at Henley House in May 2007 as a receptionist. She loves the outdoor life and, as a qualified riding instructor, taught for 3 years in North Carolina. Other hobbies include skiing, sailing and scuba diving.
Hannah Temple Hannah Temple
Hannah is a local girl having grown up in Burgess Hill. She qualified from the University of Liverpool in 2014 and joined Henley House in January 2016. She is currently studying an advanced course in internal medicine. Outside of work Hannah enjoys walking her dog, Buster, photography as well as archery.
Alison Baldwin Alison Baldwin
Alison joined Henley House in 2016 to assist with the many admin tasks involved in a busy veterinary practice. Her main hobbies are rock’n’roll dancing and walking her Jack Russell, Basil. She also has a cat called Murphy, who she adopted while volunteering at the Cats Protection Centre.