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Accreditations

In 2014 our Ripon Hospital was awarded Hospital Status by the RCVS.

All our small animal surgeries are certified Cat Friendly Clinics by the ISFM (International Society of Feline Medicine)

In 2019 we were delighted to be awarded the RCVS Award for Outstanding Client Service.

Members of the Team

Our dedicated teams have a wealth of experience between them and with their commitment to continued professional development, you can be confident that they are always up-to-date with the latest thinking and treatment options.  Many of our team hold additional qualifications in the following areas:

Within our Small Animal team we have three RCVS Advanced Practitioners:

  • Ian McClive MA VetMB CertSAS MRCVS RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Surgery 
  • Rachael Baker BVMS CertAVP (VetGP) MRCVS - RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Practice
  • Lucy Preece MA VetMB GPCert(SAM) MANZCVS(medicine of cats) MRCVS - RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Medicine - Feline

Within our Farm team:

  • Jonathan Statham MA VetMB DCHP MRCVS holds the RCVS Recognised Specialist in Cattle Health Production, one of a few vets who have attained this qualification in the UK
  • Neil Eastham BVSc DBR NSch MRCVS - Neil was awarded a Nuffield Farming Scholarship in 2018 to explore how UK dairy farmers could benefit from the use of genomics
  • Katharine Shepherd BVMS CertAVP (Cattle) MRCVS – RCVS Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice
  • Mark Spilman BVSc MVM MRCVS - Masters in Veterinary Medicine

Within our Pig Team:

  • Duncan Berkshire MA VetMB MSc CertPM FRCVS – RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Pig medicine. Duncan has recently been awarded a Fellowship of the RCVS – our first FRCVS for Bishopton! 

Within our Equine Team:

  • Lucy Mechie - BVetMed Cert AVP(EM) MRCVS - RCVS Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice - Equine