Avid cricket fan Rod Heffer is bailing out of the occupation after greater than three a long time in observe – however plans to maintain his hand within the recreation.
Rod Heffer has hung up his stethoscope after 34 years of working on the RSPCA Animal Hospital in Putney.
Mr Heffer, 69, graduated from the College of Cambridge in 1972 and initially labored mainly in small animal observe within the south of England.
He obtained his RCVS Certificates in Small Animal Orthopaedics in 1988 and remained a primary opinion vet and orthopaedic surgeon till he retired as a senior veterinary surgeon in December 2017.
Marking the avid sports activities fan’s retirement, colleagues organised a shock cricket-themed tea get together and numerous items for Mr Heffer, his favorite being a cricket bat signed personally by his favorite gamers – retired Sri Lankan duo Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene.
In addition to having fun with time together with his spouse and lots of animals throughout his retirement, Mr Heffer plans to remain energetic by persevering with his cricket classes.
Nonetheless within the recreation
Regardless of being retired, Mr Heffer will hold his hand in with the occupation by attending BSAVA Congress in April and different associated CPD occasions .
Mr Heffer stated: “It has been a pleasure working on the RSPCA for 34 years and I’m so grateful to everybody, greater than they may know. Thanks.”