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Internal Medicine

Medicine

ChesterGates offers a broad range of internal medicine services. The team is led by two registered RCVS specialists, Pauline Jamieson and Barbara Gallagher. Veterinary colleagues are invited to discuss individual cases as required.

Internal medicine referrals are welcomed in the following fields:

Respiratory-Upper

  • Sneezing.
  • Nasal discharge.
  • Epistaxis.

Respiratory-Lower (with the cardiology team)

  • Chronic cough.
  • Dyspnoea.
  • Pleural effusion.

Urinary-Upper

  • Renal failure both chronic and acute.
  • Glomerular disease.

Urinary-Lower (with the surgery team)

  • Dysuria.
  • Cystitis / haematuria / stranguria.
  • Urethral obstruction.
  • Urinary incontinence.

Endocrinology-Conditions

  • Diabetes mellitus.
  • Cushing’s disease.
  • Hyperthyroidism.

Endocrinology-Signs

  • Hypertension.
  • Hypercalcaemia.
  • Hypokalaemia / Conn’s.

Gastrointestinal Disorders

  • Chronic vomiting.
  • Chronic diarrhoea.
  • Jaundice.

Haematology

  • Anaemia both acute and chronic.
  • Blood dyscrasias.

Miscellaneous

  • Polyuria / Polydipsia.
  • Hypoalbuminaemia.
  • Weakness / lethargy.
  • Weight loss / anorexia.

the team

Alex Dugdale, RCVS & European Specialist in Anaesthesia, Chestergates Veterinary Specialist

Alex Dugdale

RCVS & European Specialist in Anaesthesia

Barbara Gallagher, RCVS & European Specialist in Internal Medicine, Chestergates Veterinary Specialists

Barbara Gallagher

European Specialist in Internal Medicine

Pauline Jamieson, RCVS and European Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine,

Pauline Jamieson

RCVS and European Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine