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Vacancy – TB tester

We are looking for a full or part-time TB tester to join our team. Full support will be provided to complete the Essential Skills and Tuberculin Testing training.

For application details or requests for further information please contact Justine Turnbull, Practice Manager.

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Alex Williams

Alex’s grandparents were dairy farmers and growing up he spent a lot of time on their farm, encouraging his love for agriculture from an early age. He has worked within the agriculture sector for the last 16 years, after having a short spell working within the extreme sports industry!! His roles have been mainly within dairy farms,

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John Walsh

BVSc MRCVS

John joined the Friars Moor team in April 2018 having worked in Castle Cary for the past 8 years. He will be working three days a week with the rest of his time being spent helping to run the family dairy farm near Sherborne. John has a Diploma in Bovine Reproduction from Liverpool University and his main interests lie in dairy fertility and lameness.

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Alice Wilkinson

BVSc MRCVS

Alice moved to Dorset after qualifying from Bristol University in 2009 to start work as a farm vet. She joined the Friars Moor team in February 2018 and is concurrently studying for the Diploma in Bovine Reproduction at the University of Liverpool.

Alice’s career interests are in cattle fertility and infectious disease control,

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New Collection Point in Sherborne!

We are very pleased to announce that we have opened a new collection point for medicines and supplies at Pearce Seeds, Rosedown Farm. This will provide an improved service for our clients in and around the Sherborne area.

Medicines ordered with the team in the Sturminster office before 11am will be available for same day collection after 1pm.

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Digital X-Ray Processor

We are pleased to announce that due to an upgrade of our digital x-ray processor in Sturminster Newton we can now offer digital radiography (x-rays) in our Blandford branch too! There will be no more developing x-ray images on photo paper in Blandford, giving us better quality images of your pets to help with diagnostics at both branches.

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Kelcie Few

Kelcie started in January 2017 part time as a kennel assistant, and joined full time as a trainee veterinary nurse in September 2017. She especially enjoys caring for the hospitalised patients.

Out of work, she loves to travel, see friends and spend time with her Staffie-cross, Dylan.

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Sam Moody

Sam joined the team in October 2017 as Graham’s accounts assistant. She has been in an accounts environment since leaving school and working as part of a team.

She has lived in Sturminster Newton for many years, and enjoys spending time with family and friends, walking and baking.

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Kate Phillips

Kate joined us as an experienced veterinary receptionist in June 2017, having worked in another practice for over eight years. She has had a variety of jobs, including helping to set up and run a scuba diving operation in South Africa, hotel manager and receptionist at a narrow boat company on the Grand Union Canal.

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Paul Doran

BA, VetMB, MRCVS

Paul joined Friars Moor in July 2017 after graduating from Cambridge as a ‘mature’ student. He is interested in all aspects of farm animal practice. Paul originally hails from the grim North. In spite of this handicap, he enjoys working at Friars Moor tremendously though he admits to struggling with the local dialect on occasion and is still trying to work out why all cattle here are male irrespective of their gender.

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I have no doubt that their expert knowledge and gentle care meant that our cow survived.
Anne Green
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