Paul is an RCVS recognised and EBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine and Clinical Director at Highcroft Referrals in Bristol.

Paul Higgs, Highcroft ReferralsFollowing graduation from the University of Cambridge in 2006 he returned to his home territory of South West England where he worked as a first opinion vet briefly in large animal work and then for four years in a busy small animal practice in Frome, Somerset.

Having developed a passion for the challenging cases he was lucky enough to be awarded a residency in small animal medicine at the University of Bristol and became a diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2014. Since then he developed a new internal medicine service at Eastcott Referrals in Swindon before moving to Highcroft Referrals in 2018 as Clinical Director. Paul is privileged to work alongside his co-director Delphine Holopherne-Doran in this busy, growing and advanced specialist hospital.

Alongside all of this he is Chair of the BSAVA Congress Programme Committee planning the annual BSAVA Congress until 2023.

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.