Medivet 24 Hour Chorley

Hillcrest Animal Hospital

01257 262448

4.5 /5
300 reviews

Water Street, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 1EX

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Out of hours: Consult fee from £215 inc VAT. No charge for assessment by phone.

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Joe Elliott

Veterinary Surgeon


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Joe Elliott

Veterinary Surgeon

Hi, I'm Joe! I qualified from the University of Nottingham in 2020 and have worked at Medivet Chorley since October 2021. I have a passion for surgery, and can perform both advanced soft tissue and orthopaedic procedures. I am also doing a further qualification in small animal surgery. In my spare time I enjoy watching sports, going to the gym, and long walks with my Border Collie Storm.

Elizabeth Joseph

Veterinary Surgeon


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Elizabeth Joseph

Veterinary Surgeon

After completing my post graduate degree in Veterinary Medicine from Kerala, India, I moved to U.K. and received my MRCVS in 2005. Since then I have been working as a small animal vet initially in Birmingham, then in the North West and finally settled in Medivet Chorley in 2018. I enjoy all aspects of small animal work with interest in both medicine and surgery equally. Outside of work, I enjoy fell walking, gardening, a bit of baking, watching movies and spending time with my family and friends . I grew up with lots of animals back home in India. Currently, I have some beautiful Koi carps in my garden pond, but over the years, I had two beloved cats; Kitkat and Caramel and some beautiful canaries and finches too. I believe in the strong bond between human and animal and by helping an animal, helping a human too.

Christopher Manning

Branch Partner


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Alison Speakman

Veterinary Surgeon


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Alison Speakman

Veterinary Surgeon

Hi I’m Alison. I qualified as a vet from Glasgow University in 1991. I started in mixed practice at Hillcrest Chorley at the old Eaves Lane site! I then did a residency in feline medicine and a PhD in feline respiratory disease at Liverpool University before returning to general practice. I have spent most of my working life in veterinary practice in the North-West except for a couple of years in the pharmaceutical industry and a short period working in Australia. I returned to the Chorley practice in August 2023 where I work part-time. My particular areas of interest are internal medicine and feline shelter medicine. In my spare time I am a trustee and vet for Woodlands Animal Sanctuary, a charity in Holmeswood, Lancashire which focusses on cat rescue; I also enjoy gardening and spending time with my family and elderly Border Terrier!

Josh Scoble

Veterinary Surgeon


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Amy Dean

Veterinary Surgeon


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Sevilay Bengu Unlu

Veterinary Surgeon


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Triona Kelly

Veterinary Surgeon


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Lucy Scarborough

Night Veterinary Surgeon


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Lucy Scarborough

Night Veterinary Surgeon

Hi, I'm Lucy and I'm one of the night vets at Chorley Medivet. I graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2021 and have been working in small animal practice since. My favourite part of the job is seeing patients that I've cared for go home to their owners after being unwell. Outside of work I enjoy hiking with my 2 dogs and rock climbing.

Jennifer Anderson

Veterinary Surgeon


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Jennifer Anderson

Veterinary Surgeon

My name is Jenny. I am one of the night vets here at Medivet Chorley. I have worked in small animal practice for almost 9 years now, and been in emergency and critical care for the last year. I have a particular interest in surgery and have a drive to deliver the best care we can to every patient. Outside of work you'll find me playing sport, usually football, and travelling, I love to explore new places.

Julianne Brown

Veterinary Nurse


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Maisie Woolham

Patient Care Assistant


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Lauren Gillet

Veterinary Nurse


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Danielle Webber

Student Veterinary Nurse


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Danielle Webber

Student Veterinary Nurse

I’m Danielle, I have worked at Medivet Chorley 24 Hour for 4 years now, first starting as a receptionist. After 2 years I was lucky enough to be given an opportunity to study Veterinary Nursing. I am nearly at the end of Student Nurse journey and I am just waiting to take my final exams! I have always had a love for animals and currently have Lexi, Springer Spaniel and Poppy, Shih Tzu. I worked as a Dog Groomer in a previous role and spent my spare time helping dogs in obedience training.

Ros Spencer

Office Administrator


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Lisa Owen

Veterinary Nurse


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Tina Buckland

Veterinary Nurse


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Debra Timperley

Deputy Head Veterinary Nurse


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Liz Wilson

Patient Care Assistant


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James Silcock

Lab Technician


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Emma Davies

Veterinary Nurse


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Amanda Davis

Client Care Assistant


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Melanie Heaton

Practice Coordinator


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Karen Middleton

Client Care Assistant


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Lesley Leigh

Office Administrator


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Helen Watson

Client Care Assistant


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Kirite Dalgleish

Client Care Assistant


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Michelle Blackwall

Client Care Assistant


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Dayna Green

Client Care Assistant


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  • Your vet in Chorley

    We're a kind and caring team in Chorley. We're dedicated to delivering exceptional client and patient care and understand your pet is a beloved member of the family, which is why we're proud to offer a full range of veterinary services and facilities.

    To ensure the highest standard of care we have our own advanced imaging systems and an in-house laboratory - allowing us to rapidly diagnose illnesses and concentrate on treatments without delay.

    We look forward to welcoming you and your pet to our practice.

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4.5 /5
300 reviews
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Google
5.0/5
May 31, 2024
Google Medivet
The only vets I have come across that really do care. Amazing people i really do recommend A++++
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1.0/5
May 25, 2024
Google Medivet
Attended this vets for an emergency for my cat after seeing her unwell for 24 hours and no improvement. I've given one star for the nice reception team but that's as far ill go. After given a price for an emergency care and overnight I was the charged a further amount that I wasn't aware of and still didn't get an answer on what caused the issue. The medication they gave cost 3 x more than any price found online if not more. Its a complete rip off. When I asked to collect my cat they then said she needs to stay overnight again so they can monitor her. I collected and took her home immediately. The vet bill for less than 24 hrs was £750, without surgery or any diagnosis just overnight, emergency and medication which can be bought online for £11. Thank you for leaving us absolutely broke with no way of affording this with no diagnosis. We managed to find the medication online from a trusted site for more than 75% cheaper. I cannot believe they are allowed to rip people off like this just because its the only vets in the area with emergency care. I'm absolutely disgusted at the greed of this company.
Google
5.0/5
May 22, 2024
Google Medivet
Excellent. Spot on with diagnosis and treatment
Google
5.0/5
May 8, 2024
Google Medivet
The best vets in the area by far. Exemplary and faultless service, friendly and knowledgable staff, would not hesitate in recommending to others. Simply unbeatable. Keep up the excellent work.
Google
5.0/5
Apr 30, 2024
Google Medivet
Excellent practice… They were excellent with both my dogs CJ and Diesel and now with my new pup Creed. The whole team are friendly and the vet Chris Manning always goes the extra mile and on Creeds first visit he took the time to go through his current diet and calculate what he needs and that his current diet is too high in certain nutrients and save his from damage. I wouldn’t use any other vet and Chris is an amazing vet. I would also like to give a special mention to Ros who has been amazing and always goes above and beyond. Thank you Mohammad & Creed
Google
5.0/5
Apr 7, 2024
Google Medivet
Great service always and good response times to enquiries.
Google
5.0/5
Apr 4, 2024
Google Medivet
Explained everything they needed to do regarding my furbaby Norris, kept me updated my calls, have to say Lucy was lovely x
Google
4.0/5
Mar 18, 2024
Google Medivet
Much quicker ordering prescriptions but VERY expensive dread to think how much consultation & treatment will be.
Google
5.0/5
Mar 16, 2024
Google Medivet
My cat, Patch suddenly stopped eating, this went on for 3 days so I made an appointment at my nearest Vets, he was given a full examination but nothing gave cause for concern so he was given an antibiotic and an anti-inflammatory injection then I was told to bring him back in 4 days time. On the 2nd visit, again no cause for concern so he was given a bottle of antibiotics and a bottle of painkiller then again told to bring him back in 3 days time, after that if he was still not eating they were going to suggest X-Rays however for each of the previous 2 visits I was charged over £100 and getting X-Rays were going to cost an additional £400-£500 which I couldn't afford. I didn't have pet insurance as Patch had been my Mother's cat which I inherited when she passed away plus I was out of work due to ill health. I subsequently decided to get a 2nd opinion and rang a Medivet in Bamber Bridge who fitted him in on the same day, following his 2nd examination i was told Patch had a very large lump in his abdomen which he was 90-95% sure was a tumour on his Kidney. I was then given 2 options, either try anti inflammatory injections every 5 weeks or to make the awful decision to have him put to sleep. I asked his opinion on how long did Patch have left while on the injections and told probably months. I wanted to keep Patch as long as i could so I opted for him to have the injections. A few days later Patch was no better and he became had become very frail, on the Friday night after cuddling him I realised that his time was up and I would have to take him to have him put to sleep on the following Monday or Tuesday. On the Sunday morning i woke to find blood all over my bedroom floor which I discovered was Patch who had been vomiting blood. I panicked so rang the first Emergency Vet that came up on Google however they quoted me £550 for a consultation and possible euthanasia. I did not know what to do as I knew Patch's Vet was closed for the weekend but I couldn't afford to pay £550 with having no regular income. I then suddenly remembered there was a 24hr Emergency Vet in Chorley which was also run by Medivet so I rang them to enquire how much they would charge for a cat euthanasia, they quoted me £163 without cremation or Casket so i asked if they could fit him in anytime on the Sunday and told to bring him in an hours time. The receptionist at Hillcrest was so nice and full of empathy for me, she advised that it could be Patch's tumour that may have ruptured which had then caused the bleeding. On arrival at Hillcrest Animal Hospital the receptionist greeted me at the door and then I only had to wait about 5 mins before I was called in by the Vet, he then talked me through the procedure of euthanasia and asked me to sign a consent form to proceed. Patch was then taken away to have a catheter inserted, then returned to receive the injection, i kissed and stroked my beloved Patch who then passed peacefully with no pain. I wish to thank Hillcrest Animal Hospital, Chorley for all their help and especially to the very kind receptionist. I was quoted £163 for the service which is what I paid, this is what I expected to pay for a cat euthanasia but it was fantastic value considering it was a Sunday service. I opted to bring Patch home and bury him in his favourite spot at the bottom of my garden so i didn't need to pay any extra for a Cremation or Casket, these extras are what increase the cost. A week later I received a sympathy card from the staff at Hillcrest and Medivet which I thought was especially thoughtful and a nice personal touch. Thankyou so much for that, I was very touched by it. There are a few negative reviews for Hillcrest Animal Hospital which i cannot comment on however i found that they are an excellent run establishment, excellent receptionist who gives you the time of day on the phone and the prices are probably what you expect to pay. 100% recommended. Thankyou.
Google
1.0/5
Mar 9, 2024
Google Medivet
Feel incredibly let down by this vets that I have attended with my pets for years. We were given misleading information by the veterinary nurse and completely overcharged more than 3 times the amount we were originally quoted. After sending a formal complaint in writing as per their complaints policy I was sent a very patronising response and they took no resposibility. Will NOT be returning.
Google
5.0/5
Mar 8, 2024
Google Medivet
Exceptional vets. Staff are always welcoming and polite. The vets go above and beyond to help with any issues your pet has. Never have any issues trying to book in and always in and out on time. 5*
Google
5.0/5
Feb 12, 2024
Google Medivet
We took our Lhasapoo Oscar into Hillcrest as he was very poorly. Within 24 hrs he'd completely turned around. Can't thank the staff enough. BIG Thank you x