Dr Adam Mugford, BVetMed MVetMed DACVECC MRCVS, a RCVS Recognised Specialist in Emergency and Critical Care and Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ECC), has joined Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists in Alton, Hampshire. Dr Mugford, one of only 17 ECC Specialists in the UK, will be developing an ECC service at Lumbry Park, one of the most advanced, multi-disciplinary specialist veterinary hospitals in the UK and part of CVS’ rapidly growing referral network.
Following graduation and an internship at the Royal Veterinary College, Adam worked in general practice, including sole charge night work, in hospital and emergency practice. He completed his residency in Emergency and Critical Care in 2013 becoming board certified the same year. He also completed a Master’s in Veterinary Medicine at the Royal Veterinary College. He became an RCVS Recognised Specialist in Emergency and Critical Care in 2015. In his most recent role, he was Group Head of Emergency and Intensive Care for four RCVS Recognised hospitals and branches and oversaw standards of out of hours provision to 50+ sites. He also led the development of the first specialist 24-hour veterinary intensive care unit in central London.
Commenting on Adam Mugford’s appointment, Mr Ray Girotti, Hospital Director, said: “Adam will be working with our multi-disciplinary team to offer a dedicated point of contact for emergency referrals, a move which will enhance the provision of critical care for our sickest patients. We are delighted to welcome a Specialist of his calibre to Lumbry Park.”
Adam Mugford added: “The leadership on all issues relating to patient care shown by CVS’ Clinical Advisory Committee was inspiring and, with its full support, I have been offered an unrivalled opportunity to develop a leading ECC service at Lumbry Park. I’m really looking forward to my new role and to participating on the Clinical Advisory Committee to enhance ECC services right across CVS.”
Key to its success is CVS’ ability to attract ambitious veterinary staff and to invest in their clinical skills, knowledge and in research to drive the profession forward. It also provides the business support to ensure its diverse range of small animal, large animal and equine practices achieve their full potential. CVS’ guiding principles include a commitment to excellence in all aspects of its work and a focus on building long-term relationships with its customers and suppliers. The company works in close partnership with the wider veterinary profession and industry colleagues.