Greater Manchester's 24/7 emergency and specialty referral hospital
Our out-of-hours team is here to provide an emergency service at nights, weekends and bank holidays and also to ensure continuity of care for any inpatients that have been seen by our referral team.
Our focus is to offer your practice access to our team as an extension of your own practice. We are here to support your team.
We take stable referrals and also see emergency and critical care cases. You can refer cases such as cruciate ligament surgery, urinary incontinence or hip dysplasia. Alternatively, if you have a daytime emergency such as an RTA or a patient requiring critical care for excessive vomiting and diarrhoea, we’re on hand to take an emergency referral.
Your practice does not have to use our out-of-hours service to access our referral service. We welcome referrals from all veterinary practices, and we understand that often your clients will be happier to travel further for a referral appointment than they would in an emergency. Likewise, if you are only interested in using our out-of-hours service, you can also access this without referring additional cases.
Access our referral form here.
Manchester Hospital Referral Brochure
Our brochure details our referral services and the work our world-renowned specialists carry out. If you would like a printed copy of our brochure please contact [email protected].
When it comes to making a referral, you can trust Vets Now.
For more information or to make a referral please contact us: [email protected]
Use the directory below to learn more about the departments and specialists we have at Vets Now Manchester Hospital.
In the UK, specialty referral options remain limited for critically ill patients, particularly at weekends. We also appreciate just how difficult and stressful it can be to care for critical patients during the day. We understand that many of these patients require constant monitoring, advanced diagnostic testing, multiple tube/drains, as well as being a large time commitment.
Our 24/7 emergency and specialty hospital in Manchester aims to provide your patient with the best possible intensive care and monitoring, and we will keep your client informed of progress and ensure all options are discussed.
We offer round-the-clock nursing and veterinary care for critical pets, such as those with traumatic injuries, cardiac arrhythmias, respiratory distress, coagulopathies, gastrointestinal diseases, toxin ingestion, sepsis and SIRS.
Vets Now Manchester has modern facilities and the required equipment to allow us to perform a wide range of orthopaedic procedures on cats and dogs of all shapes and sizes.
Clients should expect a minimum of a 30-minute initial consultation with one of our orthopaedic surgeons. During this time our clinicians will thoroughly examine the patient and speak with the owners regarding treatment options and associated costs. If all is agreed the patients will be taken into our hospital for around the clock care and any required procedures.
Our internal medicine service prides itself on seeing complex and challenging cases. The service has access to the latest equipment including flexible endoscopy (for all endoscopic procedures including cystoscopy), fluoroscopy (for high detail swallow studies), balloon dilation (for the treatment of oesophageal strictures), and minimally invasive sinonasal aspergillosis treatment plans.
The medicine team work closely with their colleagues in soft tissue surgery, ECC and diagnostic imaging to provide a complete service no matter what the presenting problem.
Our cardiology services is led by James McMurrough who also holds RCVS advanced practitioner status in Cardiology.
James has a keen interest in all areas of cardiology especially the treatment of pericardial disease, feline aortic thromboembolism and acquired cardiomyopathies.
The service works closely with the ECC department allowing 24-hour a day emergency care for our busy cardiology caseload. We also provide a referrals service for less urgent or more chronic cases as listed below.
Clients should expect a minimum of a 30-minute initial consultation with one of our soft tissue surgeons. During this time our clinicians will thoroughly examine the patient and speak with the owners regarding treatment options and associated costs. If all is agreed the patients will be taken into our hospital for around the clock care and any required for procedures.
At Vets Now Manchester we offer competitive package prices for a vast range of soft tissue procedures, including but not limited to BOAS, TECA, perineal hernias, laparoscopic procedures including ovariectomy, laryngeal tieback.
Complex procedures are regularly performed at Vets Now Manchester within our soft tissue department, including pericardiectomy, mediastinal mass removal, lung lobectomy, skin grafts, maxillary and mandibular tumour removal and portosystemic shunt surgery.