Chris is the director of operations for the referral division and is responsible for the running of the nine referral sites across the UK.

Chris graduated from the University of Bristol in 2005 and has worked in small animal practices across the UK. He completed the CertAVP in 2012 and became an advanced practitioner in small animal surgery in 2015. Chris has accepted referral cases in the CVS practices in Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, and with his current role is available for case advice and referrals on an ad-hoc basis.

CVS Referrals Operations Director, Chris Tems:

COVID-19 Update

Our practices are open and providing routine, urgent and emergency referral care for your patients. We continue to work safely with social distancing and a combination of telephone consultations and on-site examinations. GP vets should contact our referral centres directly for clinical advice on cases.