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Inpatient Area and Interns

Small Animal Nursing

An 25-strong small animal nursing team works within a variety of disciplines including:-
• Theatre (surgical suites, endoscopy, minor procedures)
• Inpatients (surgical and medical wards, critical care suite and isolation facility)
• Outpatients ( radiotherapy, various clinics)
• Imaging and diagnostics (radiography, CT, ultrasound)

Amongst the nursing staff there a several Advanced Nursing Diploma 

Holdersspecialist nurses (anaesthesia and oncology) and holders of various specialist certificates. The nursing team is supported by two nursing assistants and two degree student nurses on clinical placement.

Interns (Junior Clinical Training Scholars)

QVSH is staffed by a team of six interns who provide out-of-hours care to our inpatients in conjunction with senior clinical training scholars (residents) and senior clinicians. Junior Clinical Training Scholars are fully qualified veterinary surgeons who receive additional training in all areas of small animal medicine, surgery and critical care. More information about the interns here.

Contact Inpatient Area

Phone: 01223 337656

General contact details:

01223 337621

For all enquiries during office hours and for emergency referrals at any time


Address: Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0ES

How to find us

Refer a case

Reception staff will try to contact the clinician immediately for you. In the case of an emergency we will do our utmost to get a response at the time and in all cases within the day.

Please use our referral form

Medicine Specialist Dr Eleanor Raffan, who has clinical and research expertise in obesity, is now offering a specialist obesity referral clinic that will give owners a chance to discuss their issues managing their pets' weight and receive tailored advice for each patient.

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