Registered Veterinary Nurse- Wards, Director of Nursing
An 18 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 Holders, specialist nurses (anaesthesia and oncology) and holders of various specialist certificates. The nursing team is supported by 2 nursing assistants and 2 degree student nurses on clinical placement.
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.