Insurance Forms

Many pet-owners sensibly have taken out insurance to cover their pet's treatments.  We strongly recommend all pet owners to consider insurance!

 

When it comes to making a claim, we will fill out the Veterinary Section of your insurance forms for you.  These forms are quite complex and time-consuming, so we have two nurses with dedicated time to complete them.

 

For claims where you have paid the full amount owing and the insurance company is to reimburse you, we charge a fee of £10.48 (including VAT) for this (January 2020).  This is payable when you collect the form.  You are responsible for checking the form and sending it  to your insurance company.  For ongoing claims or multiple claims, we charge a reduced fee of £9.47 (including VAT).

 

For direct claims where the insurance company pays us directly, we charge an increased fee of £20.96 (including VAT) or £14.60 (including VAT) for ongoing or multiple claims.  The increased fee is due to the fact that we often do not get paid by the insurance company for several months and sometimes part of the claim is excluded, necessitating our having to follow up the debt.

 

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 January 2020

 

We would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Please check our opening hours during the festive period. We will continue to provide emergency on call cover whenever we are closed.

 

Katie Thexton

 

Katie has joined the practice in October 2019.  We are so pleased to have Katie on the team.  She likes cooking and skiing

 

Julie Lawrence

 

We are delighted to welcome Julie back to Shipston Veterinary Centre.  Julie worked with us for three years before moving to Bristol.  She is moving back into the Cotswolds in October.

Julie likes bell-ringing and her Guinea-pigs!

 

 

Wellness Clinics

 

From March 2019, we are starting to run Wellness Clinics with nursing staff at our Shipston site for Cats and Dogs over 8. These are to check for hidden problems in older patients.  Finding problems early is the key to health in old age.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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