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Patricia Warren

Patricia Warren

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Vicki Black

Hospital Director/Specialist in Small Animal Medicine

Vicki Black

Hospital Director/Specialist in Small Animal Medicine

MA VetMB ECVIM-CA MRCVS FHEA

Hospital Director

RCVS Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Medicine

Vicki graduated from Cambridge University in 2009, she initially spent 2 ½ years in small animal practice, followed by an internship in a private referral hospital. She completed her residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine at Bristol in 2016 and became a European Specialist.

Since this time Vicki has been working as a clinician and has developed a special interest in acute medicine, pyrexia of unknown origin and immune mediated disorders and has published scientific research in these areas.

Clinical Research

Dr Kevin Parsons

Specialist in Small Animal Surgery (Orthopaedics)

Dr Kevin Parsons

Specialist in Small Animal Surgery (Orthopaedics)

BVSc (Hons) PhD DipECVS FHEA FRCVS

Clinical Area Lead - Surgery, Senior Clinician in Orthopaedic Surgery

EBVS® European specialist in small Animal Surgery
RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgery

Kevin graduated from the University of Bristol in 2000. He then worked in small animal and mixed practice in Devon and Cornwall for three years. He then undertook a small animal internship, PhD (in the field of locomotor biomechanics) and a three-year residency in small animal surgery at the Royal Veterinary College, London. Kevin attained his RCVS Certificate in Small Animal Surgery in 2009 and his European Diploma in Small Animal Surgery in 2011. Kevin moved back to Bristol in 2010, initially as a Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery and more recently working for Langford Veterinary Services as an orthopaedic clinician within the University of Bristol’s small animal teaching hospital.

His clinical interests include all aspects of veterinary orthopaedics however he particularly enjoys the management of complex fractures, stifle surgery and total joint replacements. More recently he has developed an interest in using regenerative therapies in the treatment of chronic lameness. He has authored and co-authored scientific papers on a variety of subjects relating to small animal surgery and regularly speaks at national and international CPD events.

In September 2019 Kevin became a Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons for his outstanding contribution to the veterinary profession.

https://www.bristol.ac.uk/people/person/Kevin-Parsons-9bad904a-1d9b-4b78-9425-394c0ba90ed8/

Helen Wilson

Specialist in Emergency and Critical Care

Helen Wilson

Specialist in Emergency and Critical Care

BVSc(Hons) MVetMed PGCertVetEd DipACVECC DipECVECC FHEA MRCVS

Medical Services Area Lead and Clinical Lead in Emergency and Critical Care

American, European and RCVS Recognised Specialist in Emergency and Critical Care

Helen graduated from Bristol University’s Veterinary School in 2007 and has always been keenly interested in Emergency and Critical Care. After working as a small animal vet in general practice, she undertook an internship and residency in Emergency and Critical Care at the Royal Veterinary College in London and became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care in 2012. She is also a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care and a Recognised Specialist in Emergency and Critical Care by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. Helen is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has an interest in veterinary education, specifically the teaching of Emergency and Critical Care.

As the Clinical Lead for Emergency and Critical Care at Langford Vets, Helen is proud to be leading the service that first inspired her to follow a career in Critical Care. Our Intensive Care Unit has state-of-the-art facilities and all critically ill patients in the hospital are managed in our ICU. Helen enjoys working alongside our team of experienced ICU nurses and collaborating with the other speciality services in the hospital, to provide the highest level of care for our critically ill patients. In 2023 Helen became Medical Services Area Lead.

Helen is particularly interested in coagulation disorders, toxicology, sepsis, dermatologic emergencies, mechanical ventilation, respiratory physiology and physiological derangements in critical illness.

Helen is actively involved in the running of both the European and American Colleges of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care and is passionate about teaching emergency medicine to both veterinary students and qualified vets at different stages of their careers.

Publication List
Clinical Conundrum: A sick puppy with skin lesions.

Hammond, E and Wilson HE

Companion (2021), May 4-7

doi:10.22233/20412495.0521.4

 

Ventilating the furry ICU patient.

Wilson HE

Physiology News (2021) 121, 10-13

https://doi.org/10.36866/pn.121.10

 

Suspected phenobarbital-induced pancytopenia in a cat

Lyraki M and Wilson HE

Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports (2020) 6(1), 1-4

https://doi.org/10.1177/2055116920916945

 

Bilateral bronchial stent deployment for palliative treatment of a compressive intrathoracic mass.

Borgeat K, Simpson K, Reese D, Wilson H, Potter J, Ogen D

Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports (2018) 4(1), 1-6

https://doi.org/10.1177/2055116917753816

 

How to utilize blood gas analysis in practice.

Wilson HE

Companion (2014) (10), 16-23 doi: https://doi.org/10.22233/20412495.1014.16

 

In vitro study of the effects of dog food on the adsorptive capacity of activated charcoal.

Wilson HE and Humm KR.

Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (2013) 23(3), 263-267

doi:10.1111/vec.12037

 

Ehrlichia canis infection in a dog with no history of travel outside the United Kingdom.

HE Wilson et al.

Journal of Small Animal Practice (2013) 54, 425-427

doi:10.1111/jsap.12088

 

Surgical treatment of an intracranial epidermoid cyst in a dog.

De Decker S, Davies E, Benigni L, Wilson H, Pelligand L, Rayner EL, Shihab N, Volk HA. Veterinary Surgery (2012) 41(6), 766-771

doi:10.1111/j.1532-950X.2012.01010.x

 

Signs of left heart volume overload in severely anaemic cats.

HE Wilson et al.

Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery (2010) 12, 904-909

doi:10.1016/j.jfms.2010.06.010

Paul Macfarlane

Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia

Paul Macfarlane

Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia

BVSc CertVA DipECVAA FRCVS

Clinical Area Lead for Ancillary Services, Senior Clinician in Anaesthesia

European Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia

After qualifying from Bristol in 2000 Paul worked in mixed, large and small animal practice until 2007 when he started a residency in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Critical Care at the University of Liverpool.

He gained the RCVS Certificate in Veterinary Anaesthesia in 2007 and the Diploma of the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia in 2010. He enjoys all aspects of Veterinary Anaesthesia, even those that happen very early in the morning.
His current research interests include the impact of CPAP on horses respiratory and cardiovascular systems, minimizing heat loss in small animal surgery and Clinical Audit in Veterinary Anaesthesia.
Away from work he enjoys reading, getting lost in peat bogs, and, the occasional game with the Clifton Chess Club. He has a very small cat of indeterminate age.

In 2020 Paul was awarded a fellowship of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons for meritorious contributions to clinical practice.

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