Medivet 24 Hour Alder

01512 204668

4.4 /5
371 reviews

410 Eaton Road, West Derby, Liverpool, L12 3HG

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Main entrance at the front of the building. Two large car parks to the side and rear of the practice.

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Open 24 hours, 365 days a year

We’re here for you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We have internal round-the-clock care at our 24-hour practice.

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  • Your vet in Alder

    As Liverpool's only dedicated 24-hour veterinary hospital, we provide expert, friendly care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Benefit from our well-equipped, modern facilities and wide range of services, including minor and advanced surgery, dentistry, and same-day lab results.

  • Cat-friendly facilities

    At Medivet, we understand that cats have unique needs and natures, which can often make visits to the vet very stressful both for cats and owners. That's why we provide separate cat waiting areas and operating theatres, to ensure you and your cat's visits are stress-free.

  • Keyhole and Endoscopic Surgery

    Our practice is equipped with a full video endoscopy system to enable us to perform cutting-edge keyhole surgery. Our surgeons have a depth of experience using this advanced equipment for minimally invasive surgeries.

News

Kallie Survives Sticky Situation After Eating Kebab Stick

Six-month-old Kallie got herself into a sticky situation after eating a whole kebab stick. Thanks to Medivet Anfield and Medivet 24 Hour Alder, she is expected to make a full recovery.

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Seal Pup Stranded at Albert Dock Cared For by Medivet 24 Hour Alder

A young seal pup, was found stranded on Liverpool’s Royal Albert Dock steps and brought into our 24-hour veterinary hospital in Alder for treatment before being transferred to the RSPCA for rehabilitation.

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Six Figure Technology Investment Provides Enhanced Service to Merseyside Pet Owners

Pet owners in Merseyside are to benefit from a £150,000 investment in a new, state-of-the-art CT scanner at Medivet 24 Hour Alder.

Practice facilities

  • Street Parking
  • Free Client Parking

Meet the team

Geoff Potts

Partner and Veterinary Surgeon

Geoff Potts

Partner and Veterinary Surgeon

I qualified from Liverpool Vet School in 1988 and have been at the practice for 29 years. I also have a Certificate in Advanced Vet Practices. At home I have a lovely borden terrier called Oliver.

Marcin Rogalski

Veterinary Surgeon

Marcin Rogalski

Veterinary Surgeon

I've been at the practice since 2019 and qualified in 2009 in Poland. I have a keen interest in surgery and orthopaedics. I also have pets at home, a dog, and a cat called Cookie.

Emma Barnes

Veterinary Surgeon

Emma Barnes

Veterinary Surgeon

I graduated from Liverpool in 2017. Since qualifying I've worked in several small animal practices. I have a particular interest in internal medicine and am starting a postgraduate certificate in Medicine with the Liverpool University. I live in Liverpool with my partner, my two cats and my tortoise whom I have owned since childhood. In my spare time I enjoy board games, knitting and reading.

Cara Hallowell-Evans

Night Veterinary Surgeon

Cara Hallowell-Evans

Night Veterinary Surgeon

I joined Alder in 2020 and have settled in well. I have a masters in Veterinary Parasitology, and a PhD in equine parasite control. I'm currently completing a certificate in acupuncture and emergency and critical care. I have two years' experience in mixed practice and two years experience as a zoo vet. I have interests in ECC, zoo and exotic medicine. Outside of work, I have three dogs, Taz, Yogi and Seren, 13 cats, two parrots and lots of reptiles. All, except the reptiles, are rescue animals. In my spare time, I enjoy music, hiking with my dogs and horse riding.

Ben Brown

Veterinary Surgeon

Ben Brown

Veterinary Surgeon

I graduated from Edinburgh University in 2019 and moved back home to Liverpool shortly afterwards. Having first worked at Alder during my A-levels and returning for placements whilst at Vet School. I thoroughly enjoy general practice and have a keen interest in soft tissue surgery. Outside of work I do a lot of running and hiking.

Panagiotis Tsiakkas

Veterinary Surgeon

Panagiotis Tsiakkas

Veterinary Surgeon

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Daisy May

Veterinary Surgeon

Daisy May

Veterinary Surgeon

I qualified in July 2019 with a distinction in veterinary science from the University of Liverpool. I enjoy all aspects of veterinary practice and love the variety of cases, people and pets I get to spend my working day with. I undertook my vet school clinical elective at Chester zoo, with a variety of animals ranging from the tiny naked mole rat, up to the eastern black rhino and Asian elephant. Outside of work I like to spend as much of my time outdoors as possible, so you can typically find me rock climbing, wakeboarding, hiking or exploring the countryside in my camper van.

Matej Zupanc

Night Veterinary Surgeon

Matej Zupanc

Night Veterinary Surgeon

I graduated from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. I'm particularly interested in surgery. At home I have dog called Diva. In my spare time I love hunting, fishing and hiking.

Tamara Lugo

Veterinary Surgeon

Tamara Lugo

Veterinary Surgeon

I qualified in 2012 in Spain and began working in multiple practices in Spain. Veterinary work is my passion and I've wanted to be a vet from a young age. I'm interested in diagnostic imaging and have completed several ultrasonography courses as well as surgical courses. I also have a masters degree in internal medicine and emergencies. Since moving to England I've completed the Vets Now emergencies programme before spending almost two years working as an emergency vet. I joined Medivet Alder in 2021. Outside of work I'm an active and sporty person. I love travelling, water sports and reading. When abroad I enjoy surfing and scuba diving. I have a dachshund called Pistacho that loves adventure as much as I do and enjoys going to the beach and meeting new people.

Mariana Abreu

Veterinary Surgeon

Mariana Abreu

Veterinary Surgeon

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Carlos Bernal

Veterinary Surgeon

Carlos Bernal

Veterinary Surgeon

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Tina Wright

Practice Manager and Veterinary Nurse

Tina Wright

Practice Manager and Veterinary Nurse

I qualified in 2010 and soon after as a clinical coach. In 2014, I won Veterinary Nurse of the Year from the PetPlan Veterinary Awards, which will always be a highlight of my career. I've completed extensive training in Emergency and Critical Care, Cytology, Nutrition, Microscopy and wildlife rehabilitation. I was Head Veterinary Nurse at Alder from 2015 and became Practice Manager in 2021. Outside of work I like to stay active and go on adventures, it's not unusual for me be up in the mountains, swimming in a lake or on a coastal walk with my friends. I love travelling, particularly to anywhere in the Caribbean and hope to soon tick Canada off my bucket list. At home I have two beautiful dogs; A wild chocolate labrador called Bella a very soft and cuddly golden retriever called Koda Bear.

Megan Jones

Head Veterinary Nurse

Megan Jones

Head Veterinary Nurse

I qualified as a nurse in 2017 and have worked for Medivet for three years at various sites. I’ve always lived in Liverpool and being a nurse has always been my goal. I’m currently working towards earning an Emergency and Critical Care qualification. At home I have two German Shepherd’s called Mya and Talia.

Ash Holt

Deputy Head Veterinary Nurse

Ash Holt

Deputy Head Veterinary Nurse

I qualified in 2011 from Myerscough School of Veterinary Nursing and have been at the practice for 18 months. At home I have a labrador called Poppy, tree cats called Belle, Coco and Pixie and a hamster called Sam.

Emma Ellingham

Veterinary Nurse

Emma Ellingham

Veterinary Nurse

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Sofia Francisco

Veterinary Nurse

Sofia Francisco

Veterinary Nurse

I've been with Medivet since 2019. I qualified in December 2016 back in Portugal. I enjoy trying new things, making the 24-hour centre a great suit for me. At home I have a cat called Michael.

Beth Newby

Veterinary Nurse

Beth Newby

Veterinary Nurse

I qualified in 2020 after completing my veterinary nursing degree at Middlesex University. I've worked in first opinion practice and developed a keen interest in medical nursing and emergency and critical care. In my spare time I love to travel and visit family and friends. At home I have two chinchillas, a rabbit named Lily and my dog called Luna.

Gemma Sherry

Veterinary Nurse

Gemma Sherry

Veterinary Nurse

I've worked at Medivet since July 2016. I qualified in December 2019 and began working at Medivet Alder in January 2021. I'm interested in feline nursing and behaviour and hope to gain additional qualifications in this area soon. At home I have a basset hound called Molly and two cats called Arthur and Phoebe. In my spare time I enjoy going for long walks with Molly, especially to the beach. I also enjoy going out for food and drinks with friends and I have an interest in astronomy.

Nicole Roberts

Night Veterinary Nurse

Samantha Taylor

Night Veterinary Nurse

Jennifer Myerscough

Student Veterinary Nurse

Jennifer Myerscough

Student Veterinary Nurse

I've worked at Alder since 2018. I have a keen interest in exotics and wildlife and I really love nurse consultations and getting to know our clients and their pets. I'm originally from Liverpool and I previously worked in the music industry and in childcare before moving into the veterinary industry. Outside of work I love good food, travelling and going to concerts and festivals with my friends. I currently have eight pets at home; two dogs, three cats, two rabbits and a hedgehog. In the last four years working in veterinary, I've hand reared over 70 orphaned wildlife casualties and rehabilitated more back into the wild.

Kyle Higginson

Veterinary Nurse

Kyle Higginson

Veterinary Nurse

I've worked at Alder since 2000. I qualified in December 2020. I have a keen interest in animal nutrition and its importance in the field and emergency and critical care. I also have a passion for exotic keeping and I currently have giant geckos and crested geckos. I'm also a big football and rugby fan.

Melissa Lawler

Veterinary Nurse

Melissa Lawler

Veterinary Nurse

I was trained and qualified as a nurse at the Alder practice. I also gained a veterinary care assistant qualification in 2016. I have a keen interest in analgesia and anaesthesia. At home I have a Persian cat called Walter.

Desiree Delmondo

Student Veterinary Nurse

Desiree Delmondo

Student Veterinary Nurse

I've been with Medivet since 2019 and enjoy taking care of hospitalised patients. I'm interested in feline behaviour and will pursue this certificate in due course. At home I have two cats of my own.

Elishia Ormrod

Student Veterinary Nurse

Elishia Ormrod

Student Veterinary Nurse

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Sarah Payne

Patient Care Assistant

Sarah Payne

Patient Care Assistant

I joined Medivet in January 2021. I'm a total foodie and love trying out new recipes, I spend far too much of my spare time looking through Pinterest. I've got two border collies called Dexter and Willow, who don't give me a moments peace.

Victoria Hegarty

Patient Care Assistant

Victoria Hegarty

Patient Care Assistant

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Adam Nixon

Night Patient Care Assistant

Adam Nixon

Night Patient Care Assistant

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Georgie Murphy

Student Veterinary Nurse

Georgie Murphy

Student Veterinary Nurse

I left school and went straight to Myerscough college where I completed the animal management course. From there I went to St Helens College and studied advanced dog grooming and began my own business which I loved. I've worked for Medivet since 2018. My spare time is mostly spent looking after my three year old cat Tinkerbell and doing training and walks with my one year old kelpie cross called Bruce. When I'm not with the animals I am usually out to eat at restaurants or spending time with family.

Casey McShane

Night Patient Care Assistnat

Casey McShane

Night Patient Care Assistnat

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Alice Hewitt

Veterinary Nurse

Alice Hewitt

Veterinary Nurse

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Adam Owens

Patient Care Assistant

Adam Owens

Patient Care Assistant

After completing a degree in Computer and Digital Product Design, I decided I wanted a career change and moved into the veterinary industry. I started as a Patient Care Assistant in August 2019 and I hope to train to become a Registered Veterinary Nurse. I don’t currently have any pets, but I used to have a dog called Kim.

Olivia Stanley

Patient Care Assistant

Olivia Stanley

Patient Care Assistant

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Sally Glover

Veterinary Nurse

Sally Glover

Veterinary Nurse

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Megan Hopkins

Night Veterinary Nurse

Megan Hopkins

Night Veterinary Nurse

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Jenna Rippon

Client Care Assistant

Jenna Rippon

Client Care Assistant

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Carol Wall

Client Care Assistant

Carol Wall

Client Care Assistant

I've been at the practice for 13 years. In my spare time, I enjoy travelling and visiting my grandchildren.

Lucy Millington

Client Care Assistant

Lucy Millington

Client Care Assistant

I used to work for Alder when I was younger, then came back four years ago. Outside of work I spend time with my horse and support Liverpool FC. I also have two dogs, a Jackhuahua called Pixie and a parsons jack russell called Hamish.

Georgia Lafferty

Client Care Assistant

Georgia Lafferty

Client Care Assistant

I’ve been with Medivet Alder for just over two years. I’ve worked with animals since I was 17 years old and hold a diploma in animal care. In my spare time I enjoy walking my cocker spaniel, Sid.

Cheryl Dennington

Practice Administrator

Cheryl Dennington

Practice Administrator

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James Kennett

Client Care Assistant

James Kennett

Client Care Assistant

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Kelley Goulding

Client Care Assistant

Kelley Goulding

Client Care Assistant

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Reviews

4.4 /5
371 reviews
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Google
5.0/5
Jul 28, 2021
Google Medivet 24 Hour Alder Verified User
Great experience as ever Well looked after by Geoff
Facebook
5.0/5
Jul 20, 2021
Facebook Medivet 24 Hour Alder Verified User
Caring professional staff. Excellent practice
Google
5.0/5
Jul 16, 2021
Google Medivet 24 Hour Alder Verified User
Really friendly, cared about my pup very helpful ☺
Facebook
5.0/5
Jul 11, 2021
Facebook Medivet 24 Hour Alder Verified User
fantastic staff who obviously love their job and all the animals they treat. definitely recommend them. Thank you for treating our Trev so quickly you are all doing a wonderful job 👏😀
Google
5.0/5
Jul 3, 2021
Google Medivet 24 Hour Alder Verified User
Best vets around. Wouldn't take my animals anywhere else!
Google
5.0/5
Jun 30, 2021
Google Medivet 24 Hour Alder Verified User
I have been coming to this practice for over 15 years. Always professional, caring. I trust them all with my animals 100% I wouldn’t go anywhere else.
Google
5.0/5
Jun 3, 2021
Google Medivet 24 Hour Alder Verified User
Alder Vets have been looking after my pets for the past 30 years and never had any complaints. Staff are always kind, attentive and nothing is ever too much bother.
Google
5.0/5
May 28, 2021
Google Medivet 24 Hour Alder Verified User
Friendly staff, quick and efficient. Wonderful!
Google
5.0/5
May 25, 2021
Google Medivet 24 Hour Alder Verified User
Wonderful friendly staff,good service,and they treat all the animals as their own pets,can't praise them enough,been using this practice for over 30 yes,wouldn't go anywhere else, many many thanks to Geoff Potts and staff
Google
5.0/5
May 24, 2021
Google Medivet 24 Hour Alder Verified User
All vet technicians and nurses are lovely and truly care about each and every animal that comes through their doors. They remember the regular animals and treat them all lovingly. My dog actually likes going to the vet! He loves interacting with all the staff
Google
5.0/5
May 18, 2021
Google Medivet 24 Hour Alder Verified User
Mr Potts is great. I have full confidence in him. 5 stars. Love this vets. Mr Potts is not allowed to retire! Thank you
Google
5.0/5
May 18, 2021
Google Medivet 24 Hour Alder Verified User
my guide dog needed an urgent examination out of hours, they booked her in, examined her, kept her in for 24 hours, did all tests and examinations, and explained their findings and recommendations clearly and with no jargon. a really positive experience.
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