Caroline Balfour BVSc PgC (SACS) MRCVS
Clinical Director and Principal Vet- Currently on maternity leave
Caroline qualified from Bristol Vet School in 2009 and spent just over five years working in mixed practice in Hampshire. She then progressed to 100% small animal practice and began studying for a postgraduate certificate in cardiology, which she completed in 2017. Caroline lives in Winchester with her partner and two cats, Nala and Bobbie, both former strays of whom she has given a home. Her main professional interests are cardiology and diagnostic ultrasound, and she also enjoys soft tissue surgery. In her free time she is a keen singer and enjoys walking on the South Downs.
Stephanie Littlejohn BVSc (Hons)MRCVS
Lead Veterinary Surgeon
Steph is originally from Portsmouth and went to Liverpool University, graduating as a vet in 2012 and returning to Hampshire, where she has been working ever since. She enjoys most areas of practice but has a particular interest in surgery. In her spare time, Steph can be found scuba diving when able but at the moment attempting DIY with her husband and enjoying time at home with her two cats.
Kim Jorgensen DVM CertVOphthal MRCVS
Kim qualified from the Copenhagen University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine. After moving to the UK in 1992 he worked a number of years at the PDSA where he started taking an interest in eye cases. He gained the RCVS certificate in veterinary ophthalmology in 1998, started working at Archway in 1999, and has been running an ophthalmology referral service since 2000. Kim has a special interest in vision and its implications for pet animal welfare and is particularly interested in corneal surgery as well as reconstructive eyelid surgery. Kim offers an ophthalmology referral service at Archway; he uses a full range of diagnostic tools including slit-lamp biomicrosopy, indirect as well as direct ophthalmoscopy, tonometry, gonioscopy, streak retinoscopy and facilities for micro-surgery. At home he has a cat called Joey and a boisterous retriever called Esme.
Laura Coats BVetMed MRCVS
Laura graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2018; she is originally from near Oxford but moved locally in 2018. She has an interest in both medicine and surgery. When not working Laura likes running and musical theatre, having performed in a number of productions at university.
Rachel Styles BVetMed MRCVS
Rachel qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 2018 and spent a year working in mixed practice in Hampshire before joining the team here at Archway in July 2019. Rachel lives in Petersfield with her partner and Labrador, Arlo (a gundog in training!). Outside of work she is a keen musician and can often be found performing gigs and as Musical Director in local theatre productions. She also enjoys running, playing squash and riding in the South Downs.