Thank you to all those who joined us for our annual CPD event which this year took place online from the comfort of your own home! It was great to have such a brilliant turn out attending our 'Feline Conundrums'!
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Speaker 4 - Prof. Sorrel Langley-Hobbs Chair in Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgery, MA BVetMed DSAS(Ortho) DipECVS FHEA FRCVS, RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgery
Sorrel graduated from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), London. She then spent three years in private practice where she gained her Certificate in Small Animal Orthopaedics. She then returned to the RVC where she undertook a three-year residency in Small Animal Orthopaedics.
She gained her RCVS diploma in Small Animal Orthopaedics in 1997 and then spent six months as a lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania before returning to take up a post as University Surgeon at Cambridge University Veterinary School. She gained her ECVS diploma in Small Animal Surgery in 1999 and became a European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery. She was appointed Chair in Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgery in 2013 at the University of Bristol.
She is interested in all aspects of small animal orthopaedic surgery with particular interests in fracture repair, cruciate disease and hip replacement. She also has a particular interest in feline orthopaedics and she has published widely in this field and is frequently invited to lecture on feline orthopaedics both in this country and abroad. She has co-edited a textbook on Feline Orthopaedic Surgery and Musculoskeletal Disease and a partner textbook on Feline Soft Tissue & General Surgery.
Sorrel is heavily involved in undergraduate and post graduate veterinary surgery teaching. Clinical research interests include feline patella fractures and feline cruciate disease. In September 2019 Sorrel became a Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons for her outstanding contribution to the veterinary profession. ... See MoreSee Less
Speaker 3 - Lowri Davies BVSc Dip ACVSMR MRCVS, Specialist in canine sports medicine and rehabilitation
Dr Lowri Davies graduated from Bristol Veterinary School in 1992 and developed her interest in sports medicine and rehabilitation whilst working in specialist equine practice. In 2004 she established the SMART Referral Centre - the first specialised sports medicine and rehabilitation clinic for small animals in the UK. The clinics have a large, Europe wide client base and Lowri regularly lectures around the world. She became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation in 2016 and is currently president of the British Veterinary Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine association. Lowri is also a member of the International Association for the Study of Pain, The Royal Society of Medicine and the British Veterinary Orthopaedic Association. Lowri has contributed to a number of texts on pain management and rehabilitation as well as authoring “Care of the Canine Athlete”.
When not at work, Lowri enjoys travelling - preferably somewhere she can climb a mountain, ski down a mountain or ride across several mountains. ... See MoreSee Less
Mathilde qualified as a vet in 2002 in France (National Veterinary School of Alfort) and passed her Intership in small animal medicine and surgery the year after. For a few years, she worked as a small animal vet in France and in the UK. In 2012, she passed the exam for the Diploma of Animal Physiotherapy with The College of Animal Physiotherapy and went on to developing the rehabilitation centre at Langford Vets, University of Bristol. Since 2016, she has created Vet&Physio Ltd, a small animal physiotherapy and rehabilitation centre based in Somerset, UK. She is particularly interested in looking after older pets and chronic pain patients, so she is continuing to study in acupuncture and integrated care, to support even better our beloved pets in their late years. ... See MoreSee Less
Speaker 1 - Gwen Covey-Crump BVetMed, CertVA, Dip.ECVAA, MRCVS, CertVetAc(IVAS) RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia
After qualifying in 2001 from the Royal Veterinary College, London, Gwen has spent periods in small animal general practice and 16years in referral practice at University of Cambridge and Bristol Vet Schools. She became European Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia in 2011.
Whilst maintaining clinical anaesthesia practice, Gwen now focuses her energies working alongside 3 physiotherapists in the Small Animal Rehabilitation and Pain Management Service at Langford Vets, and collaborating with specialist colleagues in surgery, neurology, oncology and medicine. In collaboration with Canine Arthritis Management, an organisation set up to increase awareness of chronic pain in dogs amongst pet owners and veterinary professionals, she provides specialist advisory and educational services. Areas of interest include human factors in the veterinary clinical workplace, established and emerging therapies for chronic pain and the relationship between pain and behaviour in non-verbal species.
To relax Gwen has a dog to amuse and exercise plus a room stuffed with sewing and upholstery projects on the go. ... See MoreSee Less