Head of Service - Internal Medicine

Eastcott Referrals are currently looking for a Head of Service – Internal Medicine to join their growing referral term who deliver high standards of care in all disciplines. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development of the service by leading the medicine team, creating a dynamic clinical environment which will include developing relationships with new and established referring practices and introducing new medicine protocols and techniques. The successful candidate will also represent Eastcott Referrals by teaching the wider veterinary community and seeking to contribute to advances in knowledge through publication of case reports and studies.  

Eastcott Veterinary Clinic and Hospital is an established first opinion and specialist referral practice, in Swindon. Swindon is a growing town in the West of England with excellent connections to London, Bristol and Birmingham. It is on the edge of the classic English countryside of the Cotswolds and within easy reach of the Brecon Beacons, Devon and Cornwall.  The Referral services currently include anaesthesia, cardiology, dentistry, diagnostic imaging, internal medicine, orthopaedics, ophthalmology, oral and maxillofacial surgery and soft-tissue surgery.

Eastcott, part of the Linnaeus group, are committed to excellence in everything they do. The current excellent facilities are undergoing expansion and investment in new facilities including 1.5T Siemens MRI, GE 64-slice cardiac enabled CT scanner, Philips EPIQ-7 and CX50 Ultrasound scanners, Philips Digital Diagnost 4.1digital x-ray system and Arcadis Avantic C-Arm and a range of Stortz flexible endoscopes and rigid scopes. There is a team of dedicated experienced Medicine nurses and separate facilities for examining and working up medicine cases.


Salary for head of service will be £130,000 per annum plus a turnover related bonus. Six weeks paid leave plus eight bank holidays. Seven days of paid CPD plus a CPD allowance of £2300. Statutory pension contributions and fees paid for RCVS and VDS membership.


For further information please email Peter Southerden (clinical director) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 0044 1793 528341.




Dr Penny Watson
University of Cambridge
Madingley Road
Cambridge CB3 0ES
United Kingdom


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Dr Remo Lobetti
Bryanston Veterinary Hospital
PO Box 67092
2021 Bryanston
Republic of South Africa


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