About Us/The Team

Gemma MacDonald Head Nurse RVN

Gemma qualified in 2008 from Napier University in Edinburgh with a degree in Veterinary Nursing.

Joining our team at Flett & Carmichael in 2009, she is an essential part of the smooth running of the practice and was appointed Head Nurse in April 2022. Along with having a vast knowledge of wildlife and general nursing care Gemma has a keen interest in soft tissue surgery and has undertaken further training in surgical nursing. She also holds a certifiate for Blue Cross Pet Bereavement Support. Outside of work she enjoys walking her dogs Tobey and Lady, and looking after her many and varied pets at home, as well as keeping fit with yoga.

Flett & Carmichael is a training practice for Veterinary Nursing and Veterinary Care Assistants, and Gemma is our clinical coach and currently has students from North Highland College and Barony College.

Gemma says ‘I enjoy my job at Flett and Carmichael, everyday is varied and there is always something to learn. My role as clinical coach is very rewarding and helps me keep up-to-date with the latest training’.

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