Meet the Carisbrooke Vets team

Veterinary Team

  • Honor Roberts

    Honor Roberts

    Clinical Director

    BVSc BSc (Hons) GPCert (FAP) MRCVS OV

    Honor graduated from Bristol University in 2007 and quickly moved to the Island to take up a role as a mixed vet with the practice. She continues to work with both companion and farm animals and also looks after many of the Island camelid patients. Honor gained a GPCert (FAP) (Farm Animal Practice) in 2011 and has continued to pursue interests in companion animal surgery, production animal surgery and health. Honor also provides an acupuncture service in companion animal patients. 

    Outside of work, she spends time with her dogs and is forever digging up her garden.

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    Katy Butler

    Clinical Director

    BSc (Hons) VetSci Cert AVP BVetMed MRCVS
  • Reinach Erasmus

    Reinach Erasmus

    Clinical Director

    BVSc BSc (Hons) MRCVS OV

    I am a Veterinary surgeon, practicing as a mixed animal vet. I qualified as a Veterinarian in 2014 from the University of Pretoria in South Africa. I have special interest in more of our exotic animals, but I see any animal ranging from a cow to a snake.  I am currently studying towards a Certificate in Exotic Animal Medicine and Surgery. I moved with my wife to the Isle of Wight in 2020 and it has since become home.

  • Caroline Clarke

    Caroline Clarke

    Clinical Director

    BVSc BSc (Hons) MRCVS

    Qualified from Liverpool in 2008, I worked in equine practice for 8 years before moving to small animal practice.

    Professional interests include imaging and dentistry but also enjoy most aspects of general practice, in particular building good relationships with clients. I also enjoy mentoring younger vets in the practice and working within our amazing team of vets, nurses and reception staff.

    Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family and my dog Percy, gardening and occasionally doing some artwork.

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    Caron Botes

    Veterinary Surgeon

    BVSc BSc Vet Biology

    I am a South African and qualified as a veterinary nurse, before I then furthered my studies as aveterinarian. I enjoy working with all species of animals as they are so diverse it always keeps it interesting. I have worked in many different countries and with many different species from geckos to elephants and rhinos. I started on the island in June 2022 and enjoy working and living here. 

  • Euan Cragg

    Euan Cragg

    Veterinary Surgeon

    BSc (Hons)

    Qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 2022 after first gaining a degree in Marine & Freshwater Biology from the University of Glasgow. I enjoy both LA and D=SA practice and have a keen interest in surgery. In my spare time I enjoy exploring the Island with my Spaniel Eadie.

  • Esmeralda Ribeiro Erasmus

    Esmeralda Erasmus

    Veterinary Surgeon


    I am a Veterinary surgeon with special interest in small animal surgery. I qualified as a Veterinarian in 2014 from the University of Pretoria in South Africa. I am currently studying towards a Certificate in Small Animal Emergency Critical Care Medicine and Surgery. I moved with my husband to The Isle of Wight in 2020 and it has since become home.

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    Hannah Kenway

    Veterinary Surgeon

    BSc (hons) BVSc MRCVS

    I qualified from Bristol in 1993 and have worked in farm and equine practice since then. I also have a degree in zoology and have spent some time working in marine biology and conservation. I completed the two year AHDB sheep expertise training in 2018 and have a special interest in flock health and preventative care in sheep and goats. I love engaging with farm clients, running farmers meetings, writing newsletters and am passionate about supporting animal health in ways that promote sustainable food production and healthy ecosystems

  • Sandesha Munoo

    Sandesha Munoo

    Veterinary Surgeon


    I graduated in April 2022 at the University of Pretoria with a bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc) degree. Being passionate about learning and wanting to travel and explore the world has led me from South Africa to this wonderful Practice in the UK. My spare time goes into reading fictional novels, watching Kdrama and exploring this lovely Island.

  • Songezo Pepu

    Songezo Pepu

    Veterinary Surgeon


    Born at Mpungutyana (KwaBhaca), I obtained my Veterinary science degree at Onderstepoort campus of the University of Pretoria, South Africa, in Jan 2021. After completing a year of compulsory community service at TARDI (agricultural college), I moved to the UK in April 2022 and joined the Carisbrooke Vets as a small animal vet, with a special interest in all aspects of surgery.

  • Denis Pervusin

    Denis Pervusin

    Veterinary Surgeon


    I graduated from Lithuanian University of Health Sciences in 2013 and moved to the UK straight after.

    I worked in a few practices around London and Kent area and managed to get experience under my belt.

    I moved to Isle of Wight in 2019 and worked for few practices on the Island, while completing an acupuncture course and laparoscopy spay course. I joined The Carisbrooke Vets in January 2023. I enjoy being a general practitioner vet and mainly consults.

    In my free time I enjoy cycling, walking, and spending time with my family.

  • Nuria Albors Trotter

    Nuria Albors Trotter

    Veterinary Surgeon


    Graduated in 2010 from University Autonomous of Barcelona. And after, continued my learning working in France and the US. I moved finally to the Isle of Wight in 2015 where I finally stayed. 

    I enjoy all aspects of veterinary medicine, especially the very senior patients. 

    In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my large family and my two dogs. 

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    Lucy Vale

    Veterinary Surgeon


    I grew up on the island and graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2015, joining the Carisbrooke Vets in 2016.

    I enjoy all aspects of small animal practice but have an interest in dentistry and internal medicine. I am studying for my post graduate certificate in small animal medicine.

    Outside of work I am kept busy with my two young children and enjoy walking my three dogs on the beach and swimming in the sea.

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    Emily Windham

    Veterinary Surgeon

    BVM BVS (Hons) MRCVS

    I graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2016 and moved to the Island a year later. My main clinical interests are internal medicine and ophthalmology, but I enjoy all aspects of being a vet and I am a good all-rounder. I pride myself n my thorough and compassionate approach to pets and their humans. I am passionate about the importance of listening to clients, explaining things well and giving them options. Outside of work I enjoy walking my two Labradors, going to gym classes, sailing, and baking.

Nurse Team

  • Alex Sheppard

    Alex Sheppard

    Nurse Team Manager

  • Helen Ryall

    Helen Ryall

    Clinical Nurse Manager

  • Stevie Tapson

    Stevie Tapson

    Deputy Nurse Team Manager


Nurse Team


Hydrotherapy Team


Pharmacy Team

Support Team

  • Sharon Packer

    Sharon Packer

    Practice Manager

  • Sue Dumbar

    Sue Dunbar

    Reception Manager

Reception Team