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Finalists Announced For The 2011 Petplan Veterinary Awards

13 years ago

10th March, 2011 15h27

Petplan, the UK’s favourite pet insurer, is pleased to announce the finalists for the prestigious 2011 Petplan Veterinary Awards, also known as the ‘Vet Oscars’. Now in its 12th year, the Petplan Veterinary Awards received its biggest response yet with over 2,800 nominations submitted for exceptional veterinary staff all over the UK. The finalists for each of the categories are as follows: Vet of the Year Charles Bagnal, Orwell Veterinary Group – Ipswich Alison Laurie, Crown Vets – Highlands Daniel Parry, Village Vet Garden Suburb – London Vet Nurse of the Year Emma Clare, Copthorne Veterinary Clinic – Shropshire Maria Corcoran, Orwell Veterinary Group – Ipswich Ingrid Hunt, Cranbrook Veterinary Centre – Devon Support Staff of the Year Bev Millward, Milton Keynes Veterinary Group – Milton Keynes Lauren Hunter, The Ferns Veterinary Practice – Dunkeld Patty Fraser, Loch Leven Equine Practice – Kinross Vet Practice of the Year Ashfield House Veterinary Hospital Ltd – Nottinghamshire Emersons Green Veterinary Surgery Ltd – Avon Leonard Brothers Veterinary Centre Ltd – Shropshire Research from Petplan shows that vets are considered to be one of the most trusted professionals, coming second only to doctors. With 11 million British households owning at least one pet and a further 62 per cent of owners being registered to a veterinary practice, Petplan have received some wonderful anecdotes about vets who have gone above and beyond for their patients. Alison Andrew, Petplan’s Marketing Manager, said: “The nominations get bigger and better every year and we’re absolutely delighted to announce the finalists for 2011. With 70% of veterinary practices within 3 miles of their patients, veterinary staff are an important part of the community and that’s why we feel it important that they have a chance to receive the recognition they deserve. We’re looking forward to revealing the winners on 31st of March.” All finalists will be invited to an elegant awards ceremony that will take place on 31st March at the Birmingham Town Hall, where the winners will be announced. For further information please visit

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