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Admin Team

Sian Dear (Practice Manager)


Sian joined the practice in February 2017, she came from a background of working alongside animals, from working in zoos both in the UK and Australia and also a career veterinary nursing. Sian has a Springer Spaniel called Harvey, a Boxer Cross called Bella, a horse called Jazz and a stray cat who took up home with Sian and her family in 2000, called Matt.  Sian returned to the UK and decided being back in Veterinary practice was the place for her, so took on the role of Practice Manager.

Eileen Davey


Eileen works with Teresa in the Accounts Department and has been with the Practice for just over four years.

Eileen and Teresa deal with all aspects of the Accounts administration, including Bank Reconciliation, monthly reports, paying suppliers, ordering stationary and Credit Control. She also looks after the diary for our Vet Student and Extern placements.

Eileen enjoys watching many different sports and spending time with her 9 year old Yorkie cross, Molly.

Teresa Hastings


Teresa has worked in the Accounts Office for 11 years, dealing daily with many aspects of financial matters. These include Credit Control and she is the main contact for clients who wish to discuss their invoices and payments.

Lynda Lewendon - HR Manager


Based at the Newbury Practice, Lynda joined Donnington Grove in April 2016 and has a background of working as an HR generalist for over 20 years in various roles.

Married and living in Newbury with her husband and rescue cat, Willow, Lynda enjoys many interests outside of work to include live music, walking, fitness, eating out and travel. 

Katie Rush (Administration Assistant)


Katie joined the practice in 2018 and assists the office with a wide variety of tasks.