Nick will discuss ‘Has My Pet has been Poisoned? Veterinary Toxicology testing made easy’
Nick graduated from Edinburgh in 1980 with an Honours degree in Pathological Sciences and in 1982 as a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery. After a year with the PDSA in London, he completed a Diploma of Veterinary Clinical Studies (Small Animal) at the University of Sydney 1985. For the following seven years he worked in Small Animal Practice undertaking a mixture of first and second opinion work. Nick joined Idexx (formerly Grange Laboratories), the largest veterinary laboratory in the UK in 1992 as Head of Clinical Pathology with responsibility for the interpretation of haematology, biochemistry and endocrinology results. His clinical interests include haematology, coagulation, endocrine and neurological disease. As well as reporting on all aspects of Clinical Pathology he also has a special interest in cytology and the laboratory evaluation of CSF. In 2003 Nick became a diplomate of the Royal college of Pathologists in veterinary clinical pathology. Nick is treasurer of the ESVCP and referees papers for The Journal of Small Animal Practice, The Veterinary Record and The European Journal of Companion Animal Practice. Nick is veterinary director for CTDS.