Southern Counties Veterinary Specialists (SCVS) has opened purpose-built cat and canine wards.
SCVS was began with two disciplines, however through the 10 years because it was based, the observe has grown into a big multidisciplinary referral centre staffed by greater than 30 vets.
Stretched to restrict
Such fast enlargement meant services had been stretched to their restrict, making the necessity for enlargement crucial.
The primary stage of this has been to assemble purpose-built wards with lodging for greater than 60 canines and 12 cats.
The wards are positioned round a big central nurses’ station, whereas the constructing incorporates:
- separate canine and cat wards
- a cat therapy room
- devoted intensive care models
- preparation space
- and a guests’ room for pet homeowners
Consolation and security
All kennels within the ward have been constructed with affected person consolation and security in thoughts. Toughened security glass has been used all through the wards to enhance visibility of sufferers and cut back an infection danger.
The subsequent part of the enlargement might be a purpose-built surgical procedure constructing with 5 state-of-the-art theatres, adopted by an imaging suite housing a 1.5-tesla MRI scanner and 64-slice CT scanner.
For extra data, go to the SCVS web site.