Nurses - Manning Veterinary Hospital

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Meet the team

Julie Ross; our senior nurse and practice manager with 20 years experience as clinical nurse, manager and groomer. She takes on a managerial role in the the hospital; she's married with 2 children and lives out in the country on a large farm with dogs, cats, horses, cattle, goats and sheep. Her special interests include horseriding, mustering, campdrafting and surfing.

Annie Taylor; is our other senior nurse also with over 10 years experience. She has a cat called 'Widget' and horse named "Toby" likes to help out with animal welfare orginisations. In her spare time she likes the outdoors with camping a favourite; she also does some fishing and rides horses; otherwise she likes spending time with her friends. Annie and her partner Matthew have two children, Ben and Ebony.

Amie Tisdell; has been with us for 7 years now and has recenlty completed her certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. She loves her job and finds it very rewarding. In her spare time she's very musically inclined and sings country music while playing her guitar. She lives in the country and likes riding her horse 'Sunny' as well; she has 3 dogs 'Tuff', 'Harvey' and 'Bella' and six cats:'Fudge', 'Charlie' ,'Narla', 'Jack', 'Jill' and 'Lizy'.
Amie and her husband John have a daughter, Grace and are currently expecting their second child.


Emma Smith; started with us through a school based traineeship ; she is now works full time between Manning Vet and Midcoast Animal Hospital. She has completed her certificate IV and is qualified veterinary Nurse. In her spare time she likes riding her horses 'Cruze' and 'Tayne'; she has two dogs; Border Collie x Kelpie "Charger" and Weimaraner Cross "Leila" and two cats 'Murray' and 'Hunter'.She also has a hand reared lamb 'Evie-Dora' and Calf 'Chevi-Moo'
Emma is the website administer so if there is anything you wish to see on this website please let Emma know.

Brenda Johnston; Started nursing 22yrs ago. After she married and had her two daughters Karla and Sonia she then moved into the childcare indusrty. But always endeavoured to get back to her nursing roots.
Brenda has been with us since the beginning of 2010 and is loving being back nursing. Brenda has also taken on the role of our accounts administrator.
In her 'leisure time' Brenda is involved in Black Head Surf Lifesaving Club and the local Hockey Club.


Tanya McElroy;  Tanya started working for the Manning Veterinary Hospital when she was in year 11 at school, as a school based trainee. Since then she has become a valued memeber of the team working at both Manning Vets and the Midcoast Animal Hospital at Tuncurry.
Tanya has two cats that she hand reared; "Tom" and Jerry, two Labrador dogs "Archie" and "Jude" and three sheep " Mary", "Pearl" and "Sean"

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