Meet the team

Our team consists of highly qualified and motivated professionals, who are all experts in their field. With many years of experience in the industry, they have the expertise to provide comprehensive, first-rate services to our clients.

Patrick Dooley 

Senior Partner and Veterinary Surgeon

Patrick graduated from the university of Ondersterpoordt, South Africa in 1990 with a Batchelor of Veterinary Science degree. He also has a second degree in animal agriculture which he obtained at the University of Natal, South Africa. His areas of interest are small animals and soft tissue surgery.  Patrick has been treating Anderson's pets since 2001. 


Dan Mansfield 

Managing Veterinary Surgeon

Dan joined our practice in 2014 as a Veterinary Care Assistant. He started his studies in  veterinary medicine at the University of Surrey in 2015 while continuing to work with us, gaining hands-on experience along the way.  He qualified in July 2020 and is now a full time member of our veterinary team, acting as both veterinary surgeon and part of our management team. 

Lada Vlachova

Veterinary Surgeon

Lada joined our team in April 2023 after practicing as a vet in Slovakia for two years post graduation.  Working as part of a team for a non profit animal rescue organisation, she worked with abandoned cats.  She has two cats of her own, loves horse riding, being in nature and keeping fit and healthy. Lada is a great addition to our team and looks forward to getting to know our Bromley Common pet family. 


Practice Manager

Simone joined Anderson's Vet Clinic as Practice Manager after many years working in the cosmetic industry as Training Manager. When the Practice Manager position at Anderson's Vet Clinic became available, Simone knew it would be the perfect opportunity for her to shift career focus, while working in a setting that would allow her plenty of puppy, kitten and people interaction. In her spare time Simone loves bird watching, walking, reading and geneology.

Amy  RVN

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Amy is our registered veterinary nurse who first joined us in 2017. Amy offers oral care clinics and bespoke weight clinics which are very popular.  She has a deaf Jack Russell named Leo, and she communicates with him using sign language and facial expressions.  She also has two cats that she rescued from the clinic.  Amy is always happy to answer any questions.


Vet Care Assistant

Ali joined Bromley Common Vets in 2021 and loves being with the team! She has previously worked in various other veterinary surgeries over the years.  She has a Labrador called Maggie and two cats, Percy and Scooby.  Her hobbies are playing netball and skiing regularly with her family. 

Sophie BSc

Student Veterinary Nurse

Sophie started with us in July 2019 as a volunteer.  She has a degree in Zoology and is currently studying to become a registered veterinary nurse.  She has two Maine Coons, a Labrador, a Tamaskan and two Chinchillas.  In her spare time, she enjoys swimming, reading and singing both solo and with choirs.


Receptionist / Vet Care Assistant

Alison originally joined Bromley Common Vets in 2000. She joined the veterinary retail industry before returning to us in October 2016.  She has two dogs: Ninja, a Border Terrier and a new pup Bella, a Patterdale Terrier.  In Alison's spare time she enjoys  Latin and ballroom dancing and rock and roll.



Lesley joined Bromley Common Vets in 2022 having previously worked for a local independent vet for 10 years.  She has had numerous pets over the years and currently has a Husky, two cats, two rabbits and a number of tropical fish and goldfish.  In her spare time she enjoys sewing, gardening and spending time with her family.



Helen joined the Anderson's group in 2011.  She was based at the Orpington branch until she moved to Bromley Common in January 2023.  Helen is always happy to answer any questions around insurance claims, at which she is quite a pro! She has two very pampered cats, Millie and Midnight.  


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