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Gastrointestinal disorders of cats and dogs: innovations in diagnosis and management

Gastrointestinal disorders are amongst the most common presenting complaints in small animal veterinary practice The initial diagnostic approach to ...

Eastcott donates funds to help retired police dogs charity

We’re delighted to be supporting a regional animal charity and helping them boost their charitable work at key events ...

Adorable mollie’s new lease of life after catarct surgery

A virtually blind Cocker Spaniel has been given a new lease of life thanks to intricate cataract surgery by ...

Laparoscopic Gall Bladder Removal now available

Gall Bladder Removal  Gall bladder mucocele (GBM) is becoming increasingly commonly diagnosed in canine patients.  The decision to remove ...

Virginia earns specialist status

We are celebrating the success of one of our top clinicians who has just passed her European Diploma exams ...

New dentistry resident strengthens world-class team

We have recently welcomed a new resident to our world-class dentistry team.  Hannah van Velzen joins us as a ...
Yogi

OMFS team save dog with no nose

Our experts vets carried out life-saving surgery on an adorable eleven-year-old pup, dramatically stopping the progression of cancer. Yogi ...

90% of clients rated our service 9 or above out of 10

At Eastcott Veterinary Referrals we aspire to deliver the highest levels of quality in every aspect of our service.  ...
Toy donation

Gemma’s toy donation drive brightens up Christmas for local children’s hospital

Here at Eastcott Veterinary Referrals, we always like to do our bit to help the community. This Christmas, our ...

“MRI-ah Carey” welcomed to Eastcott

Referral radiographer Nick Taylor and neurology consultant Virginia Crespo in front of MRIah Carey, Eastcott’s newest 1.5T high-field MRI ...
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Clinical Team available throughout Christmas

Please find below details of our opening times and contact details for the Christmas period.  Friday 24th Dec 7am - 6pm Saturday 25th Dec Emergency and ...

At Eastcott Veterinary Referrals, the health, safety and wellbeing of our visitors, staff and patients is our number one priority.

Throughout the pandemic, we have continued to deliver exceptional care to patients whilst doing our part to reduce the ...

Four new appointments at Eastcott

We have recently expanded our expert team with the appointment of four new team members as we continue to ...

Soft tissue specialist recognised with RCVS fellowship

Head of Surgery Tim Charlesworth has been admitted to the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Fellowship for 2021.  ...

Student vet nurse helps kick start environmentally friendly initiative

Student veterinary nurse Anne Berndt, who is known by her colleagues to be a keen seamstress, recently sewed 30 ...

Handy tips on running with your dog

Making a running partner out of four-legged friends is a great way to get both pets and owners in ...

Teamwork saves cat with cancer from losing an eye

The combined efforts of our soft tissue and ophthalmology teams has succeeded in saving a cat with a progressive ...
Repurposing safety screens

Innovative new imaging technique with repurposed covid-19 kit

Our Diagnostic Imaging team has re-imagined patient restraint during examinations by repurposing safety screens, brought in at the onset ...

Eastcott Anaesthetist Qualifies as Diplomate of European College

Congratulations to Tristan Merlin, our head of anaesthesia, who has qualified as a European Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia and ...
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100km Ultra-Marathon challenge for Tim

Head of surgery Tim Charlesworth is gearing up to tackle a mammoth marathon challenge this July.   He is aiming to complete a whopping ...
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Surgical Nursing

RVNs Hannah Nichols and Abi Marshall talk through the typical daily tasks performed by our surgical nurses to ensure ...
Student Veterinary Nurse Anne Berndt

Become a Veterinary Nurse

Student Veterinary Nurse Anne Berndt gives an overview on the alternative routes you can take to become a veterinary ...
RVN Hayley Pimm discusses the variety of laboratory test

In the Lab

RVN Hayley Pimm discusses the variety of laboratory test our RVNs may conduct to help diagnose and treat various ...
RVN Jasmine Kilpatrick gives an insight in to the work our nurses do

In-patients

RVN Jasmine Kilpatrick gives an insight in to the work our nurses do to care for our in-patients.  From ...
RVN Lisa Christmas-Webb

Consultations

RVN Lisa Christmas-Webb discusses the variety of consultations our RVNs provide to support pet owners and care for animals.  ...
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An introduction to Veterinary Nursing

RVN Susannah Greenman gives an overview on the variety of veterinary nursing roles there are and suggestions about how ...

Pet Blood Bank donation session – Sunday 6th June

Once again, we’re teaming up with Pet Blood Bank to provide a centre for them to perform regular blood ...
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Expanding ECC team

We have recently expanded our emergency and critical care team with the appointment of two new clinicians. After a ...
Insect Hotel at Eastcott Referral Hospital in Swindon

New Insect Hotel Open For Business

We have recently spruced up our garden premises and are delighted to announce the opening of our very own ...

Emergency and Critical Care Nurse – Veterinary Nurse Awareness Month 2021

As part of Veterinary Nurse Awareness Month, we’re going to be focusing on some of our amazing veterinary nurses and ...

Clinical Lead ECC Nurse – Veterinary Nurse Awareness Month 2021

As part of Veterinary Nurse Awareness Month, we’re going to be focusing on some of our amazing veterinary nurses ...

Business Relationship Manager – Veterinary Nurse Awareness Month 2021

As part of Veterinary Nurse Awareness Month, we’re going to be focusing on some of our amazing veterinary nurses and ...

Head of Referral Nursing – Veterinary Nurse Awareness Month 2021

As part of Veterinary Nurse Awareness Month, we’re going to be focusing on some of our amazing veterinary nurses and ...
Referral Radiographer - Veterinary Nurse Awareness Month 2021

Referral Radiographer – Veterinary Nurse Awareness Month 2021

As part of Veterinary Nurse Awareness Month, we’re going to be focusing on some of our amazing veterinary nurses and ...

Tim Charlesworth appointed chairman for ISVPS Academic Board

Head of Soft Tissue Surgery Tim Charlesworth has been appointed Chairman of the Academic Board for the International School ...

Murphy’s looking good after Eastcott eye surgery

Life’s looking good again for an ageing sprocker spaniel whose sight was blighted by swollen and ulcerated eyes and ...

Eastcott officially offering cats the gold-star treatment

We are delighted to have been recognised as a Gold level cat clinic by the International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM). ...

Pet Blood Bank donation session | Sunday 10th January

Once again, we’re teaming up with Pet Blood Bank to provide a centre for them to perform regular blood ...

Christmas Opening Hours

Please find below details of our opening times for the Christmas period Thursday 24th December Open as normal Friday ...

Top soft tissue specialist joins the team

We are delighted to announce that highly qualified and experienced specialists soft tissue surgeon Faye Swinbourne has joined the ...