Experienced ophthalmologist required as locum (Oxfordshire, UK)

Focus Referrals is a single specialist ophthalmology referral service based in Banbury, Oxfordshire. We have recently moved to a purpose built clinic where we offer personal, high quality referrals to our local veterinary surgeons.

Focus requires an experienced ophthalmologist to run our service to provide holiday cover for various periods from June onwards.

If you are interested in this position, please contact:

Mike or Alice Rhodes on

Ophthalmology Internship at Rowe Referrals (Bristol, UK)

Looking to launch your career in veterinary ophthalmology? 

We are looking for an intern in veterinary ophthalmology to come and join our ophthalmology team. This 12-15 month post is aimed at providing a good grounding in ophthalmic anaesthesia, examination techniques, case management and basic ophthalmic surgery for a qualified veterinary surgeon.  

Previous experience with managing your own ophthalmic cases an advantage but flexibility, willingness to learn and to work as part of a team are more important. We pride ourselves in not only giving the best possible treatment and care to our patients and clients, but also in creating a supportive and encouraging working environment for our colleagues.  

Applicants must be MRCVS registered and have good spoken and written English. 

Email or call David Nutbrown-Hughes ( 07814 147225) for more information or to discuss. Please send a CV and covering letter to apply (please send by 5th March 2021).

Lumbry Park Looking for Experienced Ophthalmologist (Full or Part Time)

Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists is a large multidisciplinary referral hospital providing veterinary referral services across the South of England including London and the Thames Valley. Our services include Ophthalmology, Orthopaedic surgery, Soft Tissue Surgery, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, and Diagnostic Imaging. The hospital is an ISFM gold feline clinic and was awarded the BVHA design award for an outstanding working environment. We are part of CVS (UK) Ltd, the largest provider of integrated veterinary services in the UK. The referrals division currently operates eight referral hospitals in the UK and Ireland.

We are looking for a board-certified/eligible or experienced referral Ophthalmologist on a full or part time basis.

We offer a first class Ophthalmology service with comprehensive diagnostic and treatment facilities including RETevet ERG machine, Esaote MyLabClass C ultrasound machine, Zeiss operating microscope, Whitestar Signature cataract machine, on-site Siemens 16-slice CT,  on-site Siemens 1.5T MRI and all the other expected diagnostic and surgical tools to enable the ophthalmology service to perform:

  • The medical management of all ocular diseases including dry eye, uveitis and glaucoma
  • Eyelid surgeries – routine (entropion/ectropion) and complex
  • ‘Cherry eye’ surgery
  • Surgery for the removal of abnormal eyelashes (cryosurgery, sharp surgery)
  • Management of ocular trauma/removal of foreign bodies
  • Cataract and lens luxation surgeries
  • Investigation of ocular tumours
  • Investigation of sudden onset blindness
  • Investigation of neuro-ophthalmic disease

You will be working alongside an experienced, residency trained, Ophthalmologist and you will be supported by experienced diplomates in internal medicine, soft-tissue surgery, neurology, cardiology, orthopaedic surgery, anaesthesia and emergency and critical care.

Lumbry Park is dedicated to providing an outstanding service to our clients and the very best care for their pets.

For an informal chat please contact our Clinical Director or to apply please visit: