Always there when you need us

Personal contact is always important.  Here we list the names and qualifications of our team.

Veterinary Surgeons:

 

 

  • Dr Chris Bourne  M.A., Vet.M.B., M.R.C.V.S.

          Veterinary Surgeon and Director

  • Dr Victoria Organ  B. Vet. Med., M.R.C.V.S.

          Assistant Veterinary Surgeon (part-time)

  • Dr Emily Emerson  B.VSc., M.R.C.V.S.

         Assistant Veterinary Surgeon (part-time)

  • Dr Sarah Ives BVMedSci, BVS, BVM, M.R.C.V.S.

         Assistant Veterinary Surgeon

  • Mr Alex Pounder  D.V.M., M.R.C.V.S.

         Assistant Veterinary Surgeon

  • Mrs Corina Prisada  D.V.M., M.R.C.V.S.

         Assistant Veterinary Surgeon

 

 

Nurses and Reception Staff:

  • Jill Snape Office Manager
  • Anna Balchin  VN (Insurance)
  • Susan Rooney (Behaviour and Puppy Pre-School)
  • Amanda Havard
  • Abi Hancox
  • Liz Tennent  (Insurance)
  • Louise Ellis  (Maternity Leave from March 2019)
  • Ellie Mackay
  • Natalie Hampson
  • Shauni Guice

 

 

 

Chris Bourne qualified from Cambridge University in 1990 having gained an Open Entrance Scholarship.  He immediately joined Shipston Veterinary Centre and has worked in the Practice ever since, becoming a partner in 1995 and a Director in 2003.  He enjoys music and hill-walking when he has time!

Victoria Organ has worked part-time at Shipston Veterinary Centre for more than 12 years.  She is married to a farmer and has three children.

Emily Emerson qualified from Liverpool University and started working part-time at Shipston Veterinary Centre in Spring 2017.  She is kept busy by her two young boys.

Sarah Ives graduated from Nottingham University in Summer 2017 having "seen practice" at Shipston Veterinary Centre as a student.  Sarah enjoys kayaking and plays the viola!

Alex Pounder graduated from Kosice University in Slovakia.  He is a native Briton and enjoys learning new languages, playing several musical instruments, sketching and cooking.

Corina Prisada graduated from Cluj-Napoca in Romania in 2012.  She has a young family of three and her husband is also a vet.  She has worked as a human nurse and enjoys learning English, at which she already excels!

How to contact us

Shipston Veterinary Centre Ltd

24 West Street
Shipston-on-Stour CV36 4HD

 

Phone

01608 661232

 

Our consultation times:

 

Shipston-on-Stour

8.40 a.m. - 6.00 p.m. Monday to Friday

 

Moreton-in-Marsh

Hospital Road,

GL56 0BQ

4.30 p.m. - 5.45 p.m. Monday to Friday

Times are variable. 

From February 2019, we are offering morning appointments between 9.30 and 10.30 a.m. for a trial period (weekdays except Tuesday)

 

All consultations at both surgeries are by appointment only

 

Please note that in emergency out of hours, the same number should be dialled.  Listen to the message, then dial 7 to be put through to the Emergency Vet.

News

News February 2019

 

Corina Prisada

 

We are delighted to welcome Corina to join our practice as Veterinary Assistant. Corina has moved from Romania and already speaks english very well.  She is a caring and conscientious vet who is enjoying working with our friendly team! 

 

Jill Snape

 

Jill, our practice manager, was involved in a nasty car accident in October 2018 and is convalescing steadily. We have received many good wishes for her recovery and pass these on to her with our own good wishes.  We hope it will not be too many months before she can get back to the job that she loves!

 

Stephanie Hughes

 

Steph has decided she wants a change of scenery and hopes to advance her career into referral practice, finishing at SVC before Christmas 2018.  We wish her very well for the future.

 

Alex Pounder

 

We are delighted to welcome Alex to SVC from August 2018.  Alex qualified in 2017 and has been working in Devon.  He relishes the opportunities that working in a small and caring surgery offers.

 

Martin Foster

 

Martin decided in 2017 that he wanted to reduce to working a two day week as a prelude to leaving SVC after more than three decades.  As of August 2018 he has now left the practice to pursue his other interests of music-making, canoeing and music festival attendance!  We wish him very well for the future.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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