Craig Dobson Referral Services


We are a purpose-built referral hospital based in the North East of England.

Due to the expansion of the practice and facilities including an on-site Mri unit, we are looking for an exceptional RVN with drive and enthusiasm to join our team at Moorview referrals.

We are a progressive, multi-disciplinary small animal practice where nurses are encouraged to use their skills for nursing.

We welcome candidates wishing to advance their career towards a higher certificate in Nursing and presently within our team we have Diploma nurses and a number of nurses studying towards this qualification.

We accept applicants from a non-referral background as full training and comprehensive induction programme are available.

As you would imagine our nursing team are involved in all aspects of patient care including both surgical and medical nursing on a rota basis to make the job as varied as possible.

Full time hours include 1:5 weekend rota and some Bank Holidays.

We have our own dedicated night shift team but on a rare occasion you may be asked to cover holidays for this department.

We can offer a generous CPD allowance and career development opportunities, staff discounts, well-being scheme and paid professional memberships.

Please contact Jamie Tweedy Nursing Manager at [email protected]



Our experienced team of veterinarians and nurses can carry out a range of procedures in an ever-growing number of disciplines. From internal medicine to complex surgical procedures, we have the knowledge and the expertise to get your pet back on all four paws.

Identifying various heart diseases, murmurs and arrhythmias.

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Our cutting edge on-site 16 slice Toshiba CT scanner can be used to explore a variety skeletal, abdominal and oncological issues.

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We can diagnose and treat a vast range of skin, hair, ear and nail diseases using our cutting edge facilities and knowledge.

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At Moorview we have the facilities to use up to date diagnostic imaging equipment and techniques to aid in diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of diseases.

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Our experienced team of practitioners can diagnose and treat all manner of internal ailments and diseases.

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Laparoscopy, also known as keyhole surgery, is a minimally invasive technique that can speed up your pet’s recovery.

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The mobile MRI scanner is fully equipped for magnetic resonance imaging on animals, helping to determine and treat musculoskeletal problems, cognitive issues and brain diseases.

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At Moorview we aim to combine the latest therapies from surgery and medicine to treat pets affected by cancer.

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We can help to care for your pets’ eyesight, and our facilities make it possible to perform ocular surgery where necessary.

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We can perform surgery on joints and fractures, as well as operating on dysplasias and limb deformities.

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Keep your pet healthy following injury or surgery with a course of physiotherapy.

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Our highly experienced veterinarians can perform ENT, thoracic, urogenital, abdominal and colorectal surgeries, to name but a few.

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Our referral veterinarian can perform a range of surgeries on animals suffering from spinal issues.

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We offer 24 hour care, 7 days a week, and utilise only the best medical technology and hospitalisation facilities to provide your pet with the best possible care.

Find out more about our full range of referral services, including the following:

  • Orthopaedics
  • Soft tissue surgery
  • Internal medicine
  • Oncology
  • MRI scanning
  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology
  • Opthalmology
  • Physiotherapy
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Find out more about our CT and MRI Scanning services, as well as our diagnostic services and processes, by downloading our Diagnostic Imaging Services brochure.

Advanced Diagnostic Imaging Services


We hope you do not have a reason to complain and we take all complaints very seriously. However, should you feel the need to complain, then please give as much information about your complaint either directly to a member of staff or in writing.

If the complaint is about our referral services please address complaints to:-

Lydia Thackwray
Customer Care Manager
Northumberland Business Park West
NE23 7RH

Alternatively, email [email protected] or telephone 0191 338 8890.

Where possible, please detail your complaint and the outcome you wish to arise as a result of the complaint. Please ensure we have up to date contact details so we can contact you. Our aim is to detail with all complaints within one week. The complaint will go to our practice manager and veterinary manager who will investigate the complaint and contact you directly to discuss the complaint with you.