St Davids Referrals

Orthopaedic Referrals 

St David’s Referrals has a 25 year history of seeing surgical referral cases from across the South West. We provide a prompt and timely service, with cases generally being seen and having surgery on the same day, fracture cases will always be treated as a priority. We provide a friendly and approachable service from initial advice through to resolution of cases.

The practice benefits from a dedicated team of on-site out of hours staff, including an on site vet and nurse, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, to manage and care for in patients.

We are an RSA approved referral centre and are happy to claim direct with most insurance companies We routinely offer estimates in order to keep costs as predictable as possible and have a long history of offering a friendly, high quality and affordable service.

Our hospital is well equipped which allows us to accept a wide variety of orthopaedic cases

Lameness Investigation

Cruciate Disease (TTA/TTTA//TPLO/Lateral suture)

Patella luxation

Arthrotomy – elbow dysplasia, shoulder instability

Corrective Osteotomy

Fracture Management


Hip Dysplasia Management: Hip replacement, Triple Pelvic Osteotomy, Juvenile Pubic Symphysiodesis, Femoral head and neck excision

We also offer an X ray reporting service and are happy to discuss cases informally by phone or email. This is a service we offer our own clients and on a referral only basis for clients of other practices.

Cases are only seen with prior consent from the primary care veterinary surgeon with whom we liaise closely. To request an orthopaedic referral your vet must make the initial assessment.  If they feel referral is necessary and that we are the appropriate centre for your pet to be referred to, they will make the initial contact to make an appointment.

To download directions to the practice, click on the relevant link below:

A30 & Cornwall
A38 & Plymouth
A303 & A30
A377 & North Devon
M5 & Taunton


Orthopaedic Referral Forms are to be completed by referring Veterinary Practices only, they are not for client use.

FOR REFERRAL VETERINARY SURGEON USE ONLY:  please click here to download your Orthopaedic Referral Request Form.  Once you have completed the form and saved it, please forward it to the following email address or alternatively fax it to : (01392) 279732.

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