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Elle Thompson | RVN J-SPQ

September 18, 2019

Elle joined MVS in August 2019 as part of our Equine nursing team.

Elle graduated from TOCES in 2016 with a Diploma in Equine Veterinary Nursing. In 2012 Elle spent 12 months working for a local Equine Hospital whilst on a working holiday. After heading back to the UK, she spent 5 years as a Senior Veterinary Nurse at an equine practice in Cheshire. Most recently she spent 6 months as a Neonatal Intensive Care nurse at Rossdales Equine Hospital in Newmarket where she gained a huge amount of experience working with foals. Prior to embarking on a career in veterinary nursing , Elle spent 2 seasons working as a foaling supervisor on a sport horse stud and 5 years in the racing industry where she held her apprentice jockey’s licence for two seasons.

Elle loves to get involved in all aspects of her job with her main areas of interest in Neonatal Intensive Care and Surgical Nursing.

Outside of work Elle enjoys spending time with her husband, exploring the great NZ outdoors. She also enjoys photography, horse riding and travelling.