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The Queen's Veterinary School Hospital

intptient care

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 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

During office hours the Client Services team will try to contact the clinician immediately for you. In the case of an emergency referral we will do our utmost to get a response at the time and in routine referrals within the day. Emails are monitored between 9am to 5pm Mon-Fri, to make a referral out of office hours please call

01223 337621


Please use our REFERRAL FORM 

(during office hours only).


Online Payment

Make a payment

Online payment of veterinary fees can be made using the Cambridge University Online Store.


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