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Spring/Summer 2013
Willows at BSAVACongress
Once againWillows will be exhibiting at BSAVA Congress, giving
delegates the opportunity to meet with vets and nurses from our multi-
disciplinary Specialist team. After last year’s success we are repeating
our highly popular
Laparoscopic Sugar Cube Stacking Competition
and introducing a
D Shape Sorting Contest
using joint replacement
prostheses – there are
iPads to be won
in each category! And why
not enter the
Willows Oncology Quiz
? –
there are copies of the
BSAVA Oncology and Nursing Manuals to be won
This is an ideal
opportunity to discuss cases informally, catch up with colleagues, put
the world to rights and have some fun! We look forward to seeing you
Stand 716
just next to the Ice Cream Stall
As part of our commitment to BSAVA Congress 2013,Willows is making a £5,000 donation
distributed amongst three Charities
When you go for your tea or coffee, pick up a token and
use it to vote for the Charity of your choice.
Guide Dogs for the Blind Association,The Cinnamon Trust and Pet Savers
RefeRRAl SeRVi ce
f o r Ve t e r i n a r y P r o f e s s i o n a l s
Visit us on
Stand 716
Oncology atWillows
a new teammember
James Elliott
european Specialist in
Veterinary Oncology
We are delighted to welcome James toWillows’
multi-disciplinary Specialist team. James has
joined us from the University of Liverpool where
he was Lecturer inOncology. James has amedical
oncology background and is interested in seeing
animals with all types of cancer and blood
disorders. He regularly lectures on oncology
topics and has published on various subjects in the
veterinary literature, including blood biomarkers
in certain cancers, chemotherapy for canine
lymphoma and canine oral mast cell tumours.
With James’s arrival,Willows is currently the only
centre in the UK to have the benefit of Oncology
Specialists with bothmedical and surgical
backgrounds, as James is teamed with Stephen
Baines who is an RCVS and European Specialist
in SmallAnimal Surgery and an RCVS Specialist
inVeterinary Oncology. Both James and Stephen
work closely with other members of our medical,
surgical, imaging and anaesthesia/analgesia teams.
Whilst we are able to offer some of the latest
techniques in cancer management, the quality
of life and the needs of the patient, as well as the
wishes of the owner, remain at the heart of our
service provision.
To learn more about the oncology services
we offer, feel free to ring James or Stephen, or
alternatively visit the relevant section of our
Veterinary Professionals pages on our website:
The ICC / NIA – Birmingham – UK