Rowcliffe House Penrith

Meet our Veterinary Nurses

Kirsty Rowson
Kirsty Rowson
HEAD Veterinary Nurse

Kirsty gained her Nursing Degree in July 2009 from Harper Adams University. 

Over the next few years Kirsty gained experience in several small animal Veterinary Practices before joining the Rowcliffe House team in September 2012. 

Kirsty lives in Cockermouth and in her spare time she enjoys playing golf and hockey.


Tillie Foy
Tillie Foy
Veterinary Nurse

After gaining her Diploma in Veterinary Nursing from the Askham Bryan College in York, Tillie began her career working in a Veterinary Hospital in Ripon.

Originating from the Penrith area, Tillie returned to Cumbria to join the Rowcliffe House team in July 2017. In her spare time, she enjoys walking and kayaking.

Tillie has two cats called Ralphie and Luther.


Aimee Martin
Aimee Martin
Student Veterinary Nurse

Aimee visited the practice in 2013 for work experience from school. Following her GCSE’s she secured a place on the Animal Management Extended Diploma course at Newton Rigg College, spending a day per week with the practice throughout the two year course.

Aimee gained a Distinction for her Diploma and her success at Newton Rigg secured her a place in 2016 with Nottingham Trent University to study for a Veterinary Nursing Degree. 

Throughout her degree studies it will be our pleasure to have Aimee with us for various placement blocks. She is a member of the young farmers, enjoying the meetings and social events of the club.