Posts by Linnaeus Sarah
Ophthalmology event a resounding success
Our first face-to-face event of 2022, and in fact the first for the last few years was held on 5th April at the prestigious British Racing School. The vets who attended came from many types of primary care practices across the region and beyond, and enjoyed a full day of informative and stimulating lectures covering…Read More
Mia’s Lifesaver Joy
We recently had a donor save a young dog’s life. Mia, a two-year old cockapoo arrived with low platelet levels resulting in a severe gastrointestinal haemorrhage. She had sustained such severe blood loss that she was unconscious on arrival and barely breathing, she went straight into our intensive care unit where the Emergency and Critical Care…Read More
Celebrating Claire’s success
Claire Thomas, an Emergency and Critical Care Vet Nurse at DWR has just been awarded the Improve International Louise O’Dwyer Legacy Scholarship for 2022, which means that she wins a free place on the Nurses Certificate in Emergency and Critical Care Nursing programme. Claire spent over twenty years in general practice and last year took…Read More
How to approach nasal discharge CPD event feedback
In late September our Head of Internal Medicine and Medicine Specialist Ferran Valls Sanchez ran an engaging and informal evening on ‘How to approach nasal discharge’ for primary care vets. Those who attended found the evening stimulating and informative, it exceeded their expectations and gave them tips on spotting signs and diagnosing cases, as well…Read More
Expansion of our new veterinary centre of excellence
Our impressive new building will be open to clients and their pets in early 2023. The new facilities will ensure that we remain at the top of our class as one of the largest and best-equipped multi-disciplinary veterinary referral centres in Europe. We are proud to be able to further build on the first-class care…Read More
Our team delivered a one-day CPR training course to the team at Woodgreen Pets Charity
Emily Thomas and Abi McNally from our Emergency and Critical Care team led a day of CPR training with the help of nurses Katie Fulcher and Sarah Spolton, at Woodgreen’s centre in Godmanchester, Cambridgeshire. They took the time with the team to train them on how to competently perform lifesaving CPR based on the Reassessment…Read More
DWR is now accredited as a veterinary hospital
Dick White Referrals are so proud to have received official recognition as a fully accredited small animal hospital from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS). The Practice Standards Scheme accreditation is run by the RCVS who are the regulatory body for the veterinary profession and promote and maintain the highest standards of veterinary care…Read More
Another successful Ophthalmology CPD day!
Nearly 60 vets gathered on a drizzly November day to attend our face to-face full-day Ophthalmology CPD event at the prestigious British Racing School in Newmarket to enjoy informative and stimulating lectures. The day covered a range of current diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to ophthalmology cases commonly seen in practice. The delegates also got the…Read More
It’s that time of year to watch out for Christmas hazards for your pet.
While Christmas is an exciting time for all of us, it’s important to remember that there are a number of hazards for your pets with new and different things around the house they will be interested in. These are potential toxins to your pet and can usually be dealt with simply at your local veterinary…Read More
News about the Dick White Academy onsite at DWR.
The Dick White Academy (DWA) is now operating under the Dick White Charitable Foundation. The Foundation is run by a Board of Trustees chaired by Professor Dick White. Through the apprenticeship scheme, DWA is currently training nurses from 88 practices, and the number attending the courses has increased from 15 in 2016 to 140 in…Read More