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Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Anderson Moores

We are seeking a Boarded or Board eligible anaesthetist to work in a busy, multi-disciplinary, referral only small animal hospital in Hampshire, UK. We have a varied caseload of unusual and challenging cases which are managed by a close knit enthusiastic team. We continue to expand our clinical services and believe in a team approach.

We currently accept referrals in soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery, internal medicine, oncology, neurology, cardiology, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, anaesthesiology and physiotherapy. Our Specialist Clinicians are supported by a team of highly qualified registered veterinary nurses, nursing assistants and interns. We have two nurses with VTS Anaesthesia qualifications and many of our nurses have advanced qualifications. We currently have three Boarded anaesthetists and are seeking a fourth anaesthetist to assist in management of elective and emergency cases through all departments.

Our anaesthetists are directly responsible for: pre-anaesthetic assessments, anaesthesia induction and recovery, management of critical or high risk anaesthesia, sedation for non-invasive procedures, local anaesthetic techniques, long and short term analgesia management and assisting clinicians with critical cases in wards where necessary. We also run a pain clinic with acupuncture and plan to establish a residency programme.

We offer a comprehensive package including: competitive salary, contributory pension, healthcare & pet insurance. Anderson Moores is located in a rural setting but close to national and international transport links (Heathrow, Southampton and Bournemouth airports, direct train links to London and the Midlands) and easy access to the South coast for recreational activities.

Candidates must be MRCVS or hold a veterinary degree registrable with the RCVS and also be eligible to work in the United Kingdom.

For an informal and confidential enquiry, please contact Davina Anderson ( and The closing date for applications or enquiries is 16 November 2017.

Anaesthesia specialist Print
Thursday, 21 September 2017

ChesterGates Veterinary Specialists is a progressive and growing, diploma-led multidisciplinary referral centre with a wide range of specialties including Internal Medicine, Diagnostic Imaging, Anaesthesia, Soft Tissue Surgery, Orthopaedics, Cardiology, and Dermatology. We are looking for an additional specialist in anaesthesia to join Dr Alex Dugdale DipECVAA in our anaesthesia team. In addition, you would join the CVS Referrals network with several other anaesthesia specialists across our other UK referral locations; in this way, you can contribute to the wider CVS company clinical strategy.

The successful candidate will work in a newly-refurbished (£2 million investment), busy and innovative small animal referral hospital. Facilities include new in-house 1.5T Siemens MRI and Siemens 16-slice CT, three newly-fitted operating rooms, and an excellent range of high-quality equipment for anaesthesia.

Benefits include competitive salary, excellent company pension scheme, company share-save scheme, life assurance cover, private health care, 10 days CPD with generous budget, and 6 weeks annual leave.

The practice is located in Chester – a picturesque and historic city in England’s NorthWest. Chester is well connected to Liverpool, Manchester and London and there is easy access to beautiful countryside (North Wales and Lake District) and miles of coastline. Two international airports are within 30 minutes’ drive. Further information on the practice can be found on our website at ChesterGates is part of CVS(UK) Ltd, the UK’s largest provider of integrated veterinary services with over 430 clinics across UK and Netherlands serving small animal, equine and farming clients (

The ideal applicant would be an experienced anaesthesia specialist but ‘exam-ready’ applicants are also encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will need to be registered with RCVS (

For informal enquiries please contact Professor John Innes on or +44 (0) 1244 853823. To apply, please visit

Veterinary Anaesthetist Print
Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Consultant Veterinary Anaesthetist (Full-Time or Part-Time)

Dick White Referrals is looking for a Diplomate in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia to join its team. If you are a Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia, and you would like to match some of the pros of academia (clinical research, supervision and teaching of residents and students), with the financial rewards and caseload (equine and small animals) of private practice, then look no further! This is the chance you have been waiting for.

The ideal candidate is an ACVAA/ECVAA Diplomate, but applications from veterinary surgeons who have completed a residency in veterinary anaesthesia will also be considered. A very attractive salary/benefit package is offered, with salary depending on experience and qualifications. Both part –time and full-time applications will be considered.

Dick White Referrals is a large, still rapidly expanding, small animal referral clinic, with state of the art facilities, including modern anaesthesia workstations with comprehensive haemodynamic and ventilation monitoring, a dedicated ultrasound machine to perform peripheral nerve blocks, non-invasive cardiac output monitoring and a multidisciplinary intensive care unit. We are conveniently located in Cambridgeshire, between Newmarket, the home of horse racing, and Cambridge, with its world-renowned University and amenities. London is only 45 minutes of train journey from Cambridge and Stansted Airport is only 30 minutes of driving from Newmarket. The historical city of Ely, with its beautiful Cathedral, and the market town of Bury St Edmunds are nearby, with the coast also being easily reachable. The strategic location in this will satisfy people loving countryside/small villages and large towns/cities. Finally, the weather in East of England is renowned to be mild compared to the rest of England, so you may even need to use suntan lotion in summer!

Caseload includes soft tissue surgery, minimally invasive and interventional procedures, orthopaedic surgery, neurosurgery (spine and brain surgery), ophthalmic surgery and anaesthesia for advanced diagnostic procedures (MRI and CT, both on site). We also provide in hours anaesthesia service to Newmarket Equine Hospital, one of the largest Equine Referrals in Europe, a partnership that allows us to run a standard residency program.

The current anaesthesia team consists of 5 senior anaesthetists (three of which are Dipl.ECVAA), three residents, three interns and four anaesthesia technicians/nurses. The successful candidate will join a team of 30 specialists in various disciplines, working together to offer the best possible quality of care to small animals and horses. Candidates must be MRCVS, or eligible to register with the RCVS. Anaesthetists participate in a 1:5 out of hours on call rota.

If interested, or for any question, please contact Dr Corletto ( The position will be open until a suitable candidate is recruited.

Anaesthetist Print
Wednesday, 16 August 2017

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced anaesthetist to join our team at Willows Referral Service. The successful applicant will hold, or be eligible to sit, a European Diploma (or equivalent), and will share our aim of providing the best possible level of care for our patients, clients, and referring veterinary surgeons.

The current anaesthesia team consists of three Specialists, one part time clinical anaesthetist, one dedicated anaesthesia nurse training towards the AVTAA examination, and an anaesthesia intern. Providing individually tailored anaesthetic and analgesia protocols for every patient, our anaesthetists support their colleagues in the disciplines of soft tissue surgery, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, medicine, neurology, oncology, imaging, dermatology and cardiology. They also take an active role in the care of our ICU patients. Our philosophy is very much one of friendly co-operation between all members of the team.

We have some of the best facilities to be found in Specialist multi-disciplinary centres, including onsite MRI and CT. The facilities are complimented by an excellent team of support staff who give our clinicians the opportunity to concentrate on their clinical caseload and to work in a pleasant, supportive and good-humoured atmosphere.

The position will be well remunerated and the package includes six weeks holiday per year, two weeks allowance for funded CPD per year, a week for approved committee or examining commitments per year, a non-contributory pension and private healthcare. Willows holds the Investors in People Award at the extended Silver level, and we are dedicated to providing excellent working conditions, care and support for all our 180+ personnel.

Willows is centrally located within easy reach of Birmingham Airport, London and the national rail and motorway networks, but only a short drive away from historic Stratford upon Avon, Warwick and the beautiful Oxfordshire and Warwickshire countryside.

To learn more about Willows please see our website.

You can apply for the post either online at or in writing including a letter of intent, current CV and an application form - the latter can be downloaded from the website or sent to you by contacting Ceris Talbot on +44 (0)121 712 7070, or

If you would like to discuss this vacancy further in the first instance, please call Alessandra Mathis from the Anaesthesia Team on ++44 (0) 121 712 7070 or

Two Residency and 2 intern positions Print
Monday, 07 August 2017

Murdoch University, School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Perth, Australia for 2018

The anaesthesia section at Murdoch is opening up two residency positions (3 years position) in ‘Anaesthesia and Analgesia’ starting in January and June 2018. We are also looking for 2 interns (1 year position) in veterinary anaesthesia, also starting January 2018. The resident applicants should have completed a one year rotating internship or equivalent private practice experience (2 years) in order to be able to get registered with the American or / and European Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia College.

Our team includes ECVAA and ACVAA diplomats, who supervise American or / and European Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia College training programs. Beside the diplomats we have an enthusiastic team of anaesthesia lecturers, technicians, residents and interns (summarizing up to 18 anaesthetists) running a busy small and large animal hospital.

Perth is a great place to live and Murdoch University and is recognised by The Times Higher Education as one of the top 100 universities in the world under the age of 50.

Interested persons should contact Dr. Anthea Raisis, head of the Anaesthesia Section at for more information.  

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