Beth Cameron MRCVS
Beth studied Equine Science, and from there Veterinary Medicine qualifying in 2004.
In 2011 Beth added Veterinary Chiropractry to her qualifications and started a mobile practice. Subsequently Beth added acupuncture to her treatments, and started a Post Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Physiotherapy. She completed the course of study for the Canine Rehabilitation Institute's Canine Rehabilitation Therapist (CCRT) qualification.
Beth is at Brookfield in Hereford every Monday
Beth enjoys running with her dog Squib, and has a young family, including new addition puppy Firwood!
Mark Patterson, Veterinary Surgeon MA VetMB PhD DVC CertVR MRCVS
Mark qualified from Cambridge University in 1986 and then worked as an equine and small animal house physician at Bristol University Veterinary School. He obtained his certificate in Small Animal Cardiology in 1988, and was amongst the first cardiologists to be awarded the Diploma in Veterinary Cardiology in 1991. He was awarded his PhD in 1993 and the certificate in Veterinary Radiology in 1995. He has published widely, has been Chief examiner for the RCVS Certificates and Diploma in Veterinary Cardiology, and has spoken at conferences in UK, Europe and the USA. Mark takes Cardiology referrals at Vale Referrals, and also runs an X-Ray and ECG report service. We can arrange for Mark to perform assessment of cardiology patients at Brookfield.
Alex Probert, Visiting Clinician BSc(Hons)Ost
Alex is a dedicated and caring osteopath. She qualified from the British School of Osteopathy in 1997 and has enjoyed work ever since, treating people of all ages with a wide range of complaints. She uses many types of osteopathic techniques such as structural, manipulative, functional and craniosacral.
Alex has undergone further training in osteopathic treatment of small animals and carries this out at Brookfield Veterinary Practice in Hereford. It is important to Alex that patients are made aware of her treatment plan and she encourages her patients to discuss all aspects of their treatments with her. Alex can be contacted directly on Tel: 07813 274137 E-Mail: [email protected]
Claire Arrowsmith, Visiting Clinician BSc. (Hons.) Zoology, M.Sc Behaviour & Welfare
Claire has been a pet behaviourist for many years and is a Full Member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Councillors, the UK´s leading pet behaviour organisation. She offers consultations in ten regional clinics including Queen´s Veterinary School at Cambridge University as well as here at Brookfield. Not only does Claire help individuals with their problem pets but she has appeared on BBC1's ´The One Show´ and has featured on the radio as a pet expert. She contributes regularly to the UK´s best selling dog magazine for three years, and is the author of four books on cats and dogs as well as appearing in many advisory DVDs. How she finds time to present lectures, give public talks and workshops I will never know but she does!
So, how can Claire help? The range of behaviour problems that we see in our pets is varied. Problems can include all forms of aggression, separation problems, nervous behaviour, destructiveness, self-mutilation, puppy training problems, barking or howling, toileting problems, fighting, urine marking, spraying, car travel, livestock chasing and many more.
Hannah Gritti, Visiting Clinician BVSc CertAVP (GSAS) MRCVS
Hannah graduated from Bristol University in 2009 and worked as a general practice vet, emergency vet and for the Pet Blood Bank until her internship at Willows Referral Centre in 2011. She spent seven years putting her passion for orthopaedics into practice at the PDSA in Birmingham and completing her RCVS CertAVP in Surgery, spending time on the British Veterinary Orthopaedic Association committee. Hannah completed a registrar role with Rata Vet Surgery in 2021.
Matthew J C Hibberd, Visiting Clinician BVSc Cert AVP (GSAS) MRCVS
Matt graduated from Liverpool University in 2005 and, following five years working in London in both RSPCA and private hospitals, he moved to the West Country and settled in Bristol.
Matt developed his surgical experience at the multidisciplinary hospital Bath Vet Referrals before taking and Clinical Director role in Bristol before focusing on orthopaedics when he started as a Registrar with Rata Vet Surgery back in 2017 and gaining certification and RCVS Advanced Practitioner status in 2018.