Face visors for veterinary teamsPosted - 18-06-2020
A massive thanks to Robert Faulkner and the team at Prior Park College who have provided over 7500 protective face visors for veterinary teams across IVC Evidensia UK to keep them caring for pets and pet owners through this covid crisis. Modeled here by Richard our Referrals Surgeon and Clinical Director.
LIVE event here on FacebookPosted - 03-06-2020
Are you tuning in? Today at 1pm join our team for their first LIVE event here on Facebook Richard is asking and exploring; why do short nosed dogs that have always been this shape and size suddenly deteriorate?
Hannah and her dog GusPosted - 27-05-2020
...are working remotely from home. Gus would like to remind you all that we are here, we are working, we are taking referrals.
Mental Health Awareness WeekPosted - 22-05-2020
When cat owners were asked why they decided to have a pet the answer they gave indicated all positive contributing factors to helping with good mental health.
Mental Health Awareness WeekPosted - 21-05-2020
84% of owners agreed that having a pet makes them mentally healthier. When asked to state why, many owners referenced the non-judgemental nature of their pets, their playfulness, or physical contact as reasons.
Mental Health Awareness WeekPosted - 20-05-2020
Routines can be a great structure for anyone suffering with depression or anxiety. Pets require regular feeding and exercise, all requirements that contribute to a solid routine. Some studies have shown that people on the Autism spectrum who have a pet have reduced their stereotyped behaviour, shown a decrease in sensory sensitivity and increased the desire to connect socially with others.
Mental Health Awareness WeekPosted - 19-05-2020
When dog owners were asked why they decided to have a pet the answer they gave indicated all positive contributing factors to helping with good mental health.
Mental Health Awareness WeekPosted - 18-05-2020
This week, the UK celebrates 𝑀𝑒𝓃𝓉𝒶𝓁 𝐻𝑒𝒶𝓁𝓉𝒽 𝒜𝓌𝒶𝓇𝑒𝓃𝑒𝓈𝓈 𝒲𝑒𝑒𝓀, so we would like to honour our four legged companions and share with you some facts about the positive impact they can have on our mental health!
NEW NORMALPosted - 13-05-2020
What changes are you seeing in your practices? What changes have you made in practice during this time that you foresee staying?
PROTECTING YOU, PROTECTING USPosted - 13-05-2020
We are trying hard to put as much PPE and safety into place as we can. Using re-usable face shields (as modeled by Richard) is proving a good way to help reduce cross contamination.
PROTECTING YOU, PROTECTING USPosted - 12-05-2020
We are trying hard to put as much PPE and safety into place as we can. Using re-usable face shields (as modeled Lucy) is proving a good way to help reduce cross contamination.
SOCIAL DISTANCING IN THE WORKPLACEPosted - 01-05-2020
Hannah, our brilliant referrals administrator and Laura, our referrals manager are working remotely and Richard has moved into their office to help with workplace social distancing... 🤦 Richard is certainly not known for a clean and tidy workspace.
Zeus. Day 5Posted - 30-03-2020
Today's report from Hannah regarding her assistant, Zeus. Day 5 - he finally rocks up to work at 3:15pm! Obviously has not taken chat seriously last week!
Spring time is on its wayPosted - 28-03-2020
Remember your clocks go forward an hour tonight! Spring time is on its way
Relax...Posted - 26-03-2020
Who is managing to sit back and relax...
HOME HELPPosted - 24-03-2020
Referrals administrator Hannah is working remotely and says "My new assistant is absolutely useless. Can't even take a message! " Keep on with training, he will be puurfect before long!
Stella the StaffiePosted - 29-01-2020
Well done to our PET Rehab team for getting Police Dog Stella the Staffie back to work with an all clear! We just love seeing these stories and the fantastic work patients and clients do!
Learning is funPosted - 27-01-2020
We love this photo captured by our nurse team Surgical intern Barbora is enjoying learning alongside our surgeon Michal Vlasin Enjoying what you do is key in having a happy and healthy career!
YOU ARE AWESOME!Posted - 24-01-2020
Today is National Compliment Day We predict your pets get compliments EVERY day somehow?!
FRIDAY LEARNINGPosted - 22-11-2019
Our interns and medic discussing cases and reviewing papers! Smiles all around (we think the chocolates help!)
WET WET WETPosted - 15-11-2019
This weekend is set to be another wet one! Take care and try and keep your dogs away from fast flowing rivers and flooded areas. Have a good weekend all
LONDON VET SHOWPosted - 14-11-2019
It is that time of year already where our Vets are attending The London Vet Show. If you are there today, you may be interested in Michal's talk about abdominal surgery, advising on top tips to prevent complications.
CLINICAL DIRECTORPosted - 01-11-2019
Vale Referrals would like to congratulate Myra Stevenson BVM&S Cert SAM MRCVS, on becoming our new Clinical Director.
Have a happy and safe Halloween!Posted - 31-10-2019
We hope your pets are tucked up with you this evening!
Congratulations!!Posted - 30-10-2019
Well done to members of our team here at Vale for completing the Stroud Half Marathon!
Thank you Claudia!Posted - 18-09-2019
Today we say a huge thank you and bon voyage to our lovely intern Claudia. Claudia has worked her socks off at Vale this last year. The feedback from clients echoes how caring, compassionate and dedicated Claudia is to her patients and the team she has spent a year working with!
BIG . BUILD . UPDATEPosted - 16-09-2019
Plans are getting closer for expansion of our hospital. Stay tuned for progress updates and celebrations when the first spade hits the ground!
Good luck & farewell...Posted - 13-09-2019
It is a sad day here at Vale Referrals as we say "good luck" and "farewell" to the our wonderful oncologist, Stefano. We wish you all the best Stefano and thank you for being such a big part of our team!
THANK YOU PETROSPosted - 10-09-2019
Our fantastic intern, Petros, finishes his internship this week and is all set for his next internship at Fitzpatrick Referrals The hard work of an internship can not be underestimated and we would like to say a HUGE thank you to Petros for his dedication this last year. Good luck Petros and stay in touch!
Hello September!Posted - 01-09-2019
A new week and a new month!
WHEN ONE LAPTOP IS NOT ENOUGH!Posted - 30-08-2019
Behind the scenes Vale's Practice Manager works hard making sure all systems are go!
Staying Cool...Posted - 27-08-2019
We hope your Bank Holiday was relaxing! Here is how practice manager, Sarah's dog, Ruben, stayed cool this bank holiday. Sarah said he loved swimming next to them as they floated their way down the river!!
10/10 Customer Satisfaction.Posted - 26-08-2019
205 out of 243 people surveyed rated us a maximum 10 out of 10! 10/10 Customer Satisfaction. That's what 83% of clients rated our clinicians at for "efficiency, care and attention given during consultation"
BANK HOLIDAY WEEKENDPosted - 23-08-2019
Vale Referrals hope you have a fabulous bank holiday weekend! For emergency referrals call 01453 547934 otherwise all online referrals will be picked up on Tuesday 27th August. Many thanks
Great news from IVCPosted - 18-08-2019
Independent Vetcare has joined over 12,000 organisations that have signed up to the Disability Confident Scheme.
ROAD CLOSURESPosted - 15-08-2019
For those of you travelling to us to today please be aware of road closures on the A38 at Newport, near Berkeley following a serious collision.
S.U.N.B.A.T.H.I.N.G . F.O.R. J.U.NOPosted - 15-08-2019
Juno came to Vale Referrals for cruciate surgery at the beginning of August. Today we received this lovely photo of Juno enjoying the sunshine! Rest up and enjoy the sunshine Juno!
The Smallest thing...Posted - 14-08-2019
We understand how important your family is to you.
Easy like Sunday morningPosted - 11-08-2019
Happy International Cat Day!Posted - 08-08-2019
A busy day here at Vale Referrals, but always time to give a shout out to our feline friends!
Brachycephalic obstructive airway diseasePosted - 08-08-2019
BOAS is a common surgery seen at Vale Referrals, especially during the summer months. To refer a case to our team t: 01453 547934
Vale Referrals will be at VetCPD in Bath in September.Posted - 05-08-2019
Our nurses and vets will be available to chat to and answer any questions you may have, so if you are considering a career in referrals, please come and say hello at stand BR-1!
Relax...Posted - 01-08-2019
Advantages of CT over traditional x-rayPosted - 18-04-2019
The scanner allows a high speed 3D image to be generated and these extremely detailed images allow for more detailed interpretation when compared to a traditional 2D image where problems in visualising a 3D object in a 2D image are common. A CT scan provides much more detail than a traditional x-ray. This detail allows for better diagnosis and treatment planning by our vets.
Vale Referrals OphthalmologistPosted - 12-04-2019
Brian Patterson BVM&S Cert VOphthal MRCVS, offers fixed price surgeries for Unilateral and Bilateral Cataract surgery. To find out more information please contact our team 01453 547934
Meet Becky, our newest Referrals Administrator.Posted - 09-04-2019
Becky has joined us from a veterinary background having previously worked as a Stud Manager. When she is not doing her “day job” she can be found helping her husband tend their herd of dairy cows. Becky also enjoys spending time with her three lovely dogs
OncologistPosted - 02-04-2019
Stefano Zago DVM (Hons) MSc (Clin Onc) MRCVS, is our Oncologist. Remember, if you are based in and around South Wales, we now offer a Wednesday service from Newport. Call the referrals team for more information 01453 547934
Stance Analyser investment...Posted - 07-06-2018
...helps with diagnosis of lameness and monitoring of rehabilitation, here are the Vale Referrals Rehabilitation team learning about its benefits (including Teasel!)
Diplomate status in Veterinary CardiologyPosted - 14-09-2017
Vale Referrals are very pleased to announce that our cardiologists, Dave Dickson and Jo Harris have both recently achieved their diplomate status in Veterinary Cardiology from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.
Extension to our Multidisciplinary Oncology Service.Posted - 14-09-2017
We are pleased to welcome Stefano Zago (clinical oncologist) and Sian Blakey (assistant medical oncologist) to the current team of clinicians and nurses headed by Myra Stevenson.
Congratulations!Posted - 20-07-2017
A very well done and congratulations to the Junior Great Britain Agility Team on their recent success at the European Open Junior Championships in Luxembourg!!!
Ruben to the Rescue...Posted - 07-07-2017
Just like in human medicine sometimes our four legged friends require blood transfusions and this is exactly what happened yesterday here at Vale. One of our referral clients was in need of an urgent blood tranfussion and Ruben the Hungarian Vizlsa came to the rescue at short notice.
Sameday On-site CT Scanning Facilities!Posted - 03-05-2017
Whether a Vale Referral client or an Outpatient/ CT only or Sameday CT client we are really proud to be one of a handful of practices in the country able to offer this service and so many pets have already benefited from a CT scan with us.
BSAVA 2017Posted - 09-04-2017
A beautiful, sunny start to the fourth and final day of BSAVA 2017
BSAVA congress 2017Posted - 09-04-2017
...all set for another busy day at the BSAVA congress, Birmingham!!!
WIN an apple watch!!!Posted - 09-04-2017
Sunday 9th April BSAVA congress, Birmingham today!!! Join us for FREE coffee with Boost and a chance to WIN an apple watch!!! stand 405
Puppy Power!Posted - 22-06-2016
Making the most of the sunshine!
RSA Preferred Referral CentrePosted - 01-12-2015
We are pleased to announce that we have been selected by the RSA as a Preferred Referral Centre!