Roger Scott


Roger is the managing partner and started the practice in 2001. Roger grew up in Hexham and attended QEHS. He was animal mad as a youngster, breeding and showing guinea pigs at Hexham fur and feather society and breeding and racing pigeons. He used to attend the markets with his father Dennis who was an auctioneer and spent the holidays working on his uncle's farm. Roger qualified from Edinburgh and worked first in York, Hampshire and Newcastle before returning to Hexham to set up the practice. Roger is married to Alison and they have three children. A late starter at leisure activities, he took up skiing and sailing aged 40 and is rumoured to now have a different set of skis for each day of the week!

Lee-Anne Oliver

BVM&S CertAVP(cattle) MRCVS

Lee-Anne graduated from Edinburgh University in 2007. After a short spell in equine practice she became a dedicated farm vet. Married to a suckler farmer on Hadrian's Wall Lee-Anne enjoys helping out on the farm in her spare time with her son Aaron. In 2013 Lee-Anne completed a 12 month sabbatical working with the Scottish Agricultural College at Dumfries and retuned to farm practice with additional expertise in veterinary pathology and herd health production management. Lee-Anne has completed the Advanced Veterinary Practitioner Qualification in Cattle Health and Production and has been awarded the Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice for sheep.

Claire Davies


Claire qualified from Liverpool in 2004 and after a brief spell as a locum she returned to her home patch to join Scott Mitchell Associates in 2005. Claire is a keen member of the farm animal team and is a Lantra approved trainer involved in delivering Farmskills courses. She also has a passion for horses and enjoys riding her pony, Toby. Claire helps out with her husband's family business and can often be seen driving the Davies Tractors HGV around the countryside. In her small amount of spare time she enjoys playing uni-hoc, running and looking after her young family.

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