The Park Referrals service offers expertise in ophthalmology (eye diseases), orthopaedics (bone and joint surgery), soft tissue surgery (complex general surgery) and diagnostic imaging (endoscopy, ultrasound, MRI, CT and radiography).ophth image

We run our own out-of-hours emergency service (Park Veterinary Hospital Emergency Service) so that our patients are cared for 24 hours a day, ensuring continued dedicated care and avoiding the need for transporting potentially critically ill patients.

Why choose The Park Referrals?

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    We offer a personal service, keeping your vet involved with the progress of the investigation/treatment with regular updates by phone and letters/emails.

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    Experienced and highly qualified clinicians allowing you to relax and trust that your pets are in good hands.

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    We are easily accessible, only 5 minutes from junction 21 of the M1.

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    Our wide range of experience and team approach allows us to deal with more complex and challenging cases.

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    We are very flexible with aftercare, and can either cater for client care here or liaise with the referring vet to manage the case at their own practice.

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    We are based in a fully accredited Veterinary Hospital which ensures that we maintain the highest standards.

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    Member of the RSA Preferred Referral Network

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Gareth Jones

RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Ophthalmology

Qualified from Liverpool University in 1986. Undertook a..

Residency in Ophthalmology at Royal Veterinary College 1992-1995. Gained RCVS certificate in Ophthalmology in 1993. Returned to Park Veterinary Group in 1995 taking ophthalmology referrals from practices throughout the East Midlands. Gareth is a Honorary Associate Professor in Veterinary Ophthalmology at Nottingham Vet School and is an RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Veterinary Ophthalmology.


Mark Russon

BVMS (Hons)



RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Ophthalmology

Graduated from Glasgow university in 2005 with honours…

After starting out in general small animal practice, he moved to the PDSA in Leicester for 4 years, gaining a broad range of experience in medicine and general surgery. Mark joined the Park Veterinary Group in September 2012 to join the Ophthalmology Team alongside Gareth Jones and has obtained his PgCert(SAOphthal) to become one of the consultant ophthalmologists.


Jess Crowe


Graduated from Nottingham Vet School in 2013. Having been..

working as a general practitioner, she gained her PgCert(SAOphthal) in 2016. Jess joined the Park Veterinary Group in August 2017 to join the Ophthalmology Team to become one of the consulant ophthalmologists.


Chris Morris

RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Surgery

Graduated from the University of Bristol in 2001. Worked as a..

mixed general practitioner for four years in North Wales and Rugby before joining the Park Veterinary Group in 2005 to concentrate on small animal work. Gained RCVS Certificate in Small Animal Surgery in 2009 and leads the surgical aspect of the referral department for both Orthopaedic and Soft Tissue Surgery, as well as Imaging. He has a particular interest in joint surgery.


Tudor Lloyd



Tudor worked for the practice from 1995-2000 before spending two years..

working in Hong Kong and France. He rejoined the Practice in July 2003 and is a director in the business. He lives with his family, a Border Terrier named Tug and a cat called Algy. Surgery is his main clinical interest and he has gained a PgCert in Small Animal Surgery to become one of the consultant surgeons. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his family, DIY and fishing.


Matt Flavell




Matt graduated from Liverpool Vet school in July 2012. After spending just …

over 3 years in a mixed practice in Rutland, he joined the Park Vet Group as a small animal vet in January 2016 as well as one of our surgical consultants. He obtained his certifictae in Small Animal Surgery in 2017 and will also become an RCVS Advanced Practtioner in Small Animal Surgery.