Derek Flaherty

Derek Flaherty

Derek Flaherty

European Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia & Analgesia, Southern Counties Veterinary Specialists
Derek qualified from Glasgow University in 1988 and then spent 6 years working for the PDSA, before returning to Glasgow to undertake a Residency in Veterinary Anaesthesia. He holds both the RCVS Diploma in Veterinary Anaesthesia and the Diploma of the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia, and is an EBVS® and RCVS Recognised Specialist in the subject. He has also gained membership of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, one of only a handful of vets accorded this honour. Derek was granted a Personal Professorship in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia by the University of Glasgow in 2012, and was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2017 for Meritorious Contributions to Clinical Practice.  He currently works at Southern Counties Veterinary Specialists, where his main clinical interests relate to total intravenous anaesthesia, and ultrasound-guided loco-regional analgesia.

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