Meet our Team
Dr Nikki Singleton
Senior Clinical Director/Veterinary SurgeonBVMS BSc MSc GPCert(ExAP) MRCVS
Nikki has a strong interest in Exotic animal medicine and has completed a post-graduate certificate this area. She also studied Cardiology and has recently completed her Certificate in Veterinary Business Management. In addition to her clinical role at Hampton, Nikki supports the Willows business and management team at our Head Office.
Nikki lives with her partner Jon who is an equine dentist and son William. Their household includes an assortment of pets including two rescue horses, Gypsy and Oscar, and two pet sheep Oreo, and Flump.
She has two, rescued three-legged cats Onyx and Fleck and two rescue kittens Sky and Luna.
The family love walking with their dogs, Topaz, Tanzanite, Tinkasite and Tank who are Springer Spaniels and a Jack Russell Terrier called Badger.
When not taking care of her houseful of beings she pursues several hobbies including skiing, diving and travel.
Dr Sami Hayton
Veterinary SurgeonBVSc PGCertSAM MRCVS
Sami joined Hampton vets in September 2020 after locuming for the Willows group over previous years. With over 10 years’ experience in practice she has a passion for medicine and holds a medicine certificate but enjoy all areas of her job.
She lives at home with her husband and son.
In her spare time she loves looking after her pets which include a pet goat, sheep and ducks. She is also a keen gardener and grows her own vegetables which she also brings in to share with the team.
Dr Alex Proudfoot
Veterinary SurgeonBVSc MRCVS
Alex started at Hampton in April 2021 as part of the expansion of the small animal team. After graduating from Liverpool in 2010, she brings her 11 years of experience to further benefit our clients.
At home she a dog called Freddie and a cat called Leo and in her spare time likes walking with her family.
Dr Simon Godsall
Veterinary SurgeonBVSc CertSAO MRCVS
Dr Dani Evans
Veterinary SurgeonBSc BVSc MRCVS
Dani joined the Hampton team in 2021, having worked in small animal practice for the past 10 years.
She enjoys all aspects of her job from surgery to complicated medicine cases and is currently helping Helen to create a feline friendly centre here at Hampton. She really enjoys getting to know all her clients and their animals.
At home she loves spending time with her partner and young daughter, walking their spaniel and cuddling up on the sofa with their two cats.
Dr Deborah Hutton
I have recently joined Hampton vets in July 2023 as a Veterinary Surgeon.
I have 20 years’ experience and like training and mentoring newer graduates. I particularly enjoy soft tissue surgery and emergency and critical care.
Out of work I will be found walking my dogs, riding my friend’s horse or being mum’s taxi for my 2 boys.
Dr Alessandro Bada
I joined Hampton in February 2023 as a veterinary surgeon, I love all areas of my job but particularly enjoy ultrasound scanning.
Out of work I like to spend time with my partner Taylor and brewing mead.
Dr Eleanor Higgins
I graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2022, and have worked at Hampton ever since. I love working as a vet, and I have a particular interest in dentistry. Outside work I enjoy riding my horse, hiking and cuddling my guinea pigs.
Lisa joined Hampton in March 2021 after working in Veterinary practice for 15 years and as a practice manager and business advise for the veterinary industry over the last 5 years.
She loves the variety of her role taking time to look after the clients their pets and the practice staff. She additionally supports other practices and the head office team.
She has 2 grown up children and spends her spare time at the gym or reading.
Head Veterinary NurseRVN
Helen joined the Hampton Team in March 2021, and brings with her a wealth of experience having worked in small animal practice for 18 years and been a head nurse in a large two centre practice for 4 years. As part of her role she oversee the running and development of the nursing team as well as driving the improvement of nursing care within the practice.
She loves all aspects of nursing but has a special interest in nurse clinics and feline care. As the cat advocate for the practice she is working toward the Cat Friendly Practice award and endorses Fear Free and gentle feline handling within the Centre.
In her spare time she likes going to the beach and going on adventures with her husband and son.
Registered Veterinary NurseRVN
Emma graduated from Harper Adams with a BSc in Veterinary Nursing and Pratice Management. Emma is also a registered SQP, which means she can advise on and dispense certain types of pet medicines. In her spare time, Emma enjoys eventing on her bay mare called Summer and looking after her numerous pets including her 3 dogs and 2 cats.
Registered Veterinary Nurse
Student Veterinary Nurse
Beth joined Hampton in February 2020 as a receptionist. She has previous experience as an animal care assistant and as such helped with the in patients over the last year where upon she decide to start training as a Veterinary Nurse. She has a keen interest in all areas of animal care particularly post-operative recovery and rehabilitation.
Outside of work she loves walking her crazy spaniel Bruce or spending time with her horses. Any spare time is spent attempting to become more green fingered growing vegetables.
Beth has achieved her British Veterinary Receptionist Association silver award.
Student Veterinary Nurse
Natasha has always had a passion to work in the veterinary industry. After leaving school she did a Veterinary Care assistant course and worked in a small animal practice.
After having a break from the industry, she decided to follow her passion once again and has joined us here at Hampton vets.
At home Natasha has a rescue kitten called Jasmine who she recently adopted.
Student Veterinary Nurse
Rebecca is our insurance administrator. Rebecca has worked within the veterinary industry for 20years and the last year of that has been here at Hampton.
Rebecca loves helping and supporting people with the skills she has gained over the years.
Helen has worked at Hampton for nearly 25 years feels like it’s her second home and luckily for us she can’t see herself working anywhere else. She has a wealth of experience in all aspects of the practice from client care to surgical and medical nursing. Her years at Hampton mean she is a familiar face and knows many of our clients very well.
At home she lives with her husband and son, a dog (Zeus) a cat buddy a rabbit and a hamster which keep her very busy. Outside work she loves taking time to going horse racing, walking and spending time with the family.
Head ReceptionistBronze award
I love the day to day difference working at Hampton and obviously all the lovely pets. No day is the same or boring.
In my spare time I love to exercise, mainly CrossFit, running and walking. I’m also a BHSAI riding instructor and UKCC level 2 coach, so I spend a lot of time teaching people and riding horses for many clients.
I have 2 Daschunds at home and it’s no secret that I love a Chihuahua and all things furry.
Chloe is part of the nursing team at Hampton. At home, Chloe has a Springer Spaniel called Archie who is surprisingly calm for his breed.
Sarah has had Golden Retrievers for over 20 years and currently has Milly (12)and Chloe (6). She loves going to Anglesey and walking her dogs on the beach.
When she was growing up, Sarah had cats and a donkey called Emma.
Sarah has achieved her British Veterinary Receptionist Association silver award.
Lucy has worked at Hampton vets since March 2021 in the role of receptionist.
She enjoys all areas of her job, particularly making clients and their pets at ease when waiting for their appointments. At home Lucy has Mini a very loved black Labrador whom she rescued nearly eight years ago. In her “spare” time Lucy enjoys walking Mini in the Cheshire countryside and coastal walks. Lucy also enjoys antique fairs and searching for an illusive Fabergé carved animal!