Vets in Prescot | Open on Sundays | Companion Care

Prescot Companion Care

Inside Pets at Home
Unit A Cables Retail Park
Steley Way
L34 5NQ

Telephone: 0151 430 6474

Opening hours

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Meet the team

Ginny Tchakoute

Veterinary Surgeon


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Ginny qualified from Cambridge University in 1991 and also gained a PhD in veterinary parasitology.

She has worked in general practice, academia and industry. Ginny has been a member of the Prescot team since its earliest days and is experienced in general surgery, ultrasound examinations, the care of pets with complex medical conditions and helping you travel internationally with your animal family.

Ginny has kept and worked with all manner of animals from mice and tropical fish to farm animals and horses. She is passionate about the care and well-being of your pets and keeps up to date with the best advice.

Heidi O’Toole

Practice Manager


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Heidi joined companion care, Prescot in February 2016 as head nurse and practice manager. Heidi previously specialised in chemotherapy in dogs and cats for 3 years at Liverpool University and then moved over to the intensive care unit at Liverpool university for 2 years.

Heidi then moved to Melbourne university in Australia where she worked for the emergency and critical care unit. She saw a lot of interesting cases and had a vast learning experience. She has developed a wide range of knowledge and transfers it to her role at Prescot.

She has a passion for felines and will help your cat feel at ease when they are at the practice. Heidi is currently completing a diploma in advanced feline nursing with the ISFM. Heidi also enjoys intensive nursing and will make your pet feel at home when with us. Heidi also will help you with any queries or problems you may have with your pets and oversees the day-to-day running of companion care, Prescot.

Alice Fawcett

Registered Veterinary Nurse

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Alice has worked in veterinary practice for a number of years gaining experience before becoming a student veterinary nurse. She joined companion care in March 2019. Alice has since passed her Veterinary Nursing exams.

Alice’s interests include inpatient care and nursing stray wildlife and theatre.

At home she has a cat called Mr Ron (Harry Potter fan) and a dachshund called Arlo. In her spare time she enjoys going on fun days out with Arlo and her husband.

Amanda Rawlinson

Registered Veterinary Nurse

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Amanda joined Prescot companion care in January 2019, Amanda qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2000, Amanda has been Veterinary Nursing since 1985 so has a wealth of experience to bring to the practice. Amanda also has an interest in surgical nursing.

Out of work, Amanda enjoys socialising with friends, travelling, music, classic cars and motorcycles. Amanda has 3 furbabies, A dog called Lemmy, Domestic short haired Cat called Delhi and a persian cat called Nelly pickles (princess squishy face).

Kirsty Thompson

Student Veterinary Nurse

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Kirsty began her career as a receptionist at Prescot, which was a position she held for almost two years until going on maternity leave to have her little boy. Kirsty decided she would like to do veterinary nursing and was lucky that Prescot had a student nurse job opening. Now back at the practice, she is really excited to be doing her veterinary nurse training as she is passionate about animals and has wanted to become a vet nurse since the age of five. She enjoys inpatient care and learning about all the different aspects of nursing.

She lives with her fiancé and two children. She has three rats who are called Ruby, Rosie and Rae. When Shes not in work or studying she loves spending quality time with her family.

Vicky Hayes

Client Services Manager

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Vicky has worked in the veterinary world since she was 14, she brings a wealth of experience with her to her role as client services manager.

Vicky is married to Chris with 2 kids Chris 20 and Emily 19. 2 dogs Tala and Eric and a dlh called Elsie. She enjoys walking the dogs, running and socialising with friends and family and going on holiday.

Samantha Ormrod

Client Care Advisor

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Sam started at Companion care in Prescot in October 2016 after working previously in another vets. She has two dogs who are both rescue, Gwladys, a lurcher/collie cross and Ethel, a collie/gsd cross. She spends a lot of time with her dogs when she is not working.

Sam is an avid amateur photographer and takes her camera practically everywhere with her. Sam is always found on reception going out of her way to help others and has recently completed a course in bereavement.

Gill Howartson

Client Care Advisor

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Gill started working in Prescot in April 2019, having transferred from another branch. She started working in the veterinary world over ten years ago when she lived in Ayrshire.

She is owned by two American Cockers - Murray James Jnr and Morag Louise, who take up most of her free time. She also shares her life with a rescue cat called Freeda who is pretty self-sufficient apart from cuddle demands.

She has previously owned guinea pigs, rabbits, ferrets and a goat and has owned, shown, bred and judged Labradors.

Companion Care Prescot is committed to bringing you affordable, high quality care via a modern, well equipped practice, including a lab, pharmacy, digital x-ray and ultrasound. Plus, on site car parking too!

The friendly team can't wait to meet all of their new clients!



  • Emergency cover
    Even if we are closed, we have your pet covered.
  • Operating Theatre
    An operating theatre with gaseous anaesthetic facility for surgical procedures.
  • Isolation Unit
    A special ward to care for animals with contagious diseases.
  • Blood Pressure Monitor
    Used to measure the range of blood pressure as a preventative treatment to identify early signs of systemic hypertension.

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  • Biochemistry
    Allows an assessment of the functionality of a patients organs.
  • Haematology
    Allows the assessment of a patient's blood and blood cells.
  • In-house Laboratory
    A range of analytical tests and equipment to assist in the rapid diagnosis of illness.
  • X-Ray
    Generates digital 2D images of bones and internal organs.
  • Hospital Ward
    Suite of custom-built kennels for the housing and monitoring of in-patients.
  • Dentistry
    The treatment and prevention of dental disease



10% off for NHS staff & members of the Armed Forces



10% off on a Tuesday and Wednesday for the Over 60's

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Health Plans

Health Plan

Complete Care

From £8 a month
Complete peace of mind
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Health Plan

Complete Care Senior

From £17
A complete care plan for your 7+ year old pet's continued good health
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Starter pack protection

Best Start in Life

Our Best Start in Life starter pack includes everything they'll need from a veterinary perspective to grow up happy and healthy, from a microchip to their first vaccinations.
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Health Plan


Just £99
Vac4Life is a preventative plan following primary vaccinations

Out of hours

Vets Now Liverpool
Woolfall Heath Avenue
L36 3YD

Telephone: 0151 480 2040

Standard consultations before 11pm start from £154.5. Standard consultations after 11pm start from £199.

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