All finalists gather on-stage at the Petplan Veterinary Awards 2017.

Professionals from across the animal care sector who went the extra mile to support patients and clients were recognised at the Petplan Veterinary Awards 2017.

Now in their 18th year, a glittering ceremony on 6 April at Birmingham Town Hall applauded the nation’s most outstanding vets, veterinary nurses, practices, practice managers and support staff.

The nominees had been chosen by their colleagues and clients for continually keeping pets healthy and giving owners peace of mind.

Honouring remarkable work

Petplan head of marketing Isabella von Mesterhàzy said: “The annual Petplan Veterinary Awards allow us to honour the remarkable work carried out by some of the best and brightest veterinary professionals in the country.

“We’re delighted to be able to announce the deserving winners, and congratulate them on such a fantastic achievement.”


The biggest winners on the night were 387 Veterinary Centre, which became the first practice in the history of the event to scoop three of the five awards. The following prizes were awarded:

  • Practice of the Year – 387 Veterinary Centre, Great Wyrley, West Midlands.
  • Vet of the Year – Johanna Headley, Sunninghill Veterinary Centre, Ascot, Berkshire.
  • Vet Nurse of the Year – Nicky Smith, 387 Veterinary Centre, Great Wyrley, West Midlands.
  • Practice Manager of the Year – Anne Corson, Pennard Vets, Tonbridge, Kent.
  • Practice Support Staff of the Year – Joanne Civil, 387 Veterinary Centre, Great Wyrley, West Midlands.


  • For more information on the awards and winners, visit the Petplan website.
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