GWE offers a team of world-class veterinary specialists and experienced vets
What makes us different
What to expect when you refer
Making a referral
A 24/7 avian and exotics referral service, tailored to meet your needs.
Great Western Exotics offers referral appointments seven days a week and our department is staffed day and night – so our avian and exotic referral service is truly full-time.
As a tier three RCVS-accredited veterinary hospital, we have access to a full range of diagnostic services, including:
plus a comprehensive, dedicated in-house laboratory to assist in making rapid and specific diagnosis, so as to optimise prognosis.
We are also able to provide ventilated, disease-controlled avian and exotic animal accommodation and have a Great Western Exotics vet and nurse on-site 24 hours a day to ensure that all inpatients have optimal around-the-clock care.
Where possible, we’ll claim payment directly from your client’s insurance company, so they don’t have to pay the full amount. Should their insurance company not provide full payment, clients will remain liable for any outstanding amount on their bill. Clients are advised to bring:
We’ll complete the claim form on your client’s behalf and submit it to their insurance company.
It is the client’s responsibility to check their relevant policy. Excess is applicable to each individual condition that’s claimed for. On some policies, the excess may also include a percentage of the total amount claimed
We’re happy to provide free advice to help you evaluate your case and decide if it warrants a referral. Please call or email us at GWE.Enquiries@Vets-now.com to discuss.
Yes, assuming the case resides within the clinician’s field of expertise.
We tailor our service to suit you, so we’ll do our best to accommodate any preferences you might have. We’ll also inform you if there’s a long wait time and another similarly qualified member of staff can see your client sooner— but the final decision will be yours.
Our team based in Swindon have undergone years of additional training, examinations and regular reassessment specific to exotic medicine - take a look at what we can offer.
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