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University of Cambridge Veterinary School Trust

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Our Achievements

Since its inception the Trust, with your help, has raised over £13 million for a wide variety of projects at Cambridge Veterinary School including:

  • A replacement ultrasound machine for the Diagnostic & Imaging Department;
  • The Clinical Skills Centre including a range of interactive teaching models, equipment and furniture; 
  • Nine new small animal consulting rooms and a teaching consultation room; 
  • Sponsorship for TWO small animal medicine clinical posts;
  • The Equine Diagnostic Unit refurbishment;
  • Europe's first Cancer Therapy Unit for animals and in 2009, with the completion of the HOPE Appeal, the Trust purchased a new radiotherapy machine and extended the Unit;
  • A Small Animal Wing, Intensive Care Unit and Small Animal Surgical Suite;
  • An Equine Surgical Suite and Equine Diagnostic Unit;
  • A Farm Animal Medicine Centre;
  • The world's first Chair in Animal Welfare;
  • Specialist equipment for The Queen's Veterinary School Hospital;
  • An Endowment Fund to support the work of the Hospital in perpetuity.

AND thanks to your continued support a huge amount of equipment from the hospital's wishlist including:

Radiation positioning equipment (oncology); capnograph/oximeter machine; anaesthetic machine (small animal); transport refrigeration system (farm animal); refractometer (now ultra sonic waterbath); suction machine; electrophoresis; 30 degree laprascope; dental stand; cordless clippers; doppler probe; stethoscopes; fribrescope/urethrosocpe; warming blankets (small animal recovery); obstetrics equipment; de-horning choppers (farm animal); small clippers; anaesthetic monitor (equine); probe for portable scanner; portable x-ray machine (equine); fleuroscope; arthroscope; drip stand; infusion pump; electric plates (oncology); critical care unit; radio frequency ablator; medicine trolleys; teaching equipment and aids for the clinical skills centre; atroscope; bench-top centrifuge; surgical theatre lights; tilt-top tables for consulting rooms; crush cage; teaching stethoscope; radiotherapy aids; ultrasound scanners; brachytherapy machine; mobile resuscitation trolley; neurology EMG equipment; ECG machine; cardiology probe; lambing/calving simulators - the list continues!

If you would like an up-to-date list of the items that we need funding for then we'd be delighted to - every contribution makes a vast difference.

We would love to keep you updated with our latest news, simply email us with your contact details and we'll do the rest!

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2019 was an extremely busy year for Camvet with the completion of the Ultrasound appeal and many more valuable items ticked off the Hospital's wish list - all thanks to your support and generosity. This year we will be partnering the University of Cambridge and the Queen's Veterinary School Hospital to jointly fund a £1.6m project to provide a new multi-species MRI machine. If you would like to make a donation towards Camvet's fundraising pledge of £300,000 please visit our Justgiving page

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