Now in its 13th year, the Petplan Veterinary Awards received its biggest response yet, with more than 3,000 nominations submitted for exceptional veterinary staff across the UK – and the finalists are…
Petplan, the UK’s largest pet insurer, is pleased to announce the finalists for the prestigious 2012 Petplan Veterinary Awards.
Now in its 13th year, the Petplan Veterinary Awards received its biggest response yet with more than 3,000 nominations submitted for exceptional veterinary staff across the UK.
The finalists for each of the categories are:
VET OF THE YEAR
- Zaila Dunbar – Queens Park Veterinary Practice, London
- Tony Barnes – Manor Veterinary Clinic, Folkestone
- Mark Taylor – Feldon Veterinary Centre, Bedworth
VET NURSE OF THE YEAR
- Lucy Kells – The Wildlife Aid Foundation, Leatherhead
- Rachael Harris – Elms Veterinary Surgery, Monmouth
- Sarah Algar – Brentknoll Veterinary Centre Ltd, Worcester
SUPPORT STAFF OF THE YEAR
- Sarah Bowler – Holly House Veterinary Surgery, Knutsford
- Jane Wyatt – George Hunt and Son, Poynton
- Cathy Campbell – Haygate Veterinary Centre, Telford
VET PRACTICE OF THE YEAR
- Eastcott Veterinary Clinic and Hospital, Swindon
- Prince Bishop Veterinary Hospital, County Durham
- Broadleys Veterinary Hospital, Stirling
THE VBJ PRACTICE MANAGER OF THE YEAR
- Anne Richings – The Beaumont Sainsbury Animal Hospital, RVC
- Mair Bell – Priory Veterinary Ltd, Cardigan
- Sharon Tongue – Moor Cottage Veterinary Hospital, Bracknell
Simon Masding, Petplan’s head of sales and partnerships, said: “The Vet of the Year Awards are the highlight of our Petplan calendar because they recognise the dedication that the veterinary industry puts into providing the nation’s pets with the best possible treatment.
“Each year the nominations reach an even higher standard and we’re delighted with this year’s finalists. At Petplan we work with more veterinary professionals than any other insurance provider and it is through these awards that we thank the profession on behalf of UK pet owners.”
Petplan is also pleased to announce that up-and-coming comedian Seann Walsh will be this year’s compère for the awards show on April 12 at Birmingham Town Hall. Known for his appearances on such shows as Mock the Week and Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Seann is an exciting new comedy talent.
- For further information visit www.petplan.co.uk/vetawards/