Equine Nurse

A vacancy has arisen for an equine veterinary nurse to join our experienced nursing team. Newmarket Equine Hospital is a world class equine hospital with a large surgical caseload, so it is essential that you have the flexibility, commitment and ability to work to very high standards.

This is a predominantly hospital based position with rotations through different areas including theatre, ICU, diagnostic and veterinary investigations ( including radiography, endoscopy, ultrasonography) , standing surgery, dispensary and pharmacy .

The successful applicant will be expected to participate in the out of hours and weekend rota along with other team members.

Applications in writing or email to Ms Dawn McHugh, Newmarket Equine Hospital, Cambridge Road, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 0FG;

Equine Internal Medicine Consultant

Newmarket Equine Hospital is seeking to recruit a clinician to join the equine medicine referral team. This is a clinical position providing specialist services in equine internal medicine and emergency care throughout the hospital and practice.  The caseload consists of horses in training, broad mares and foals, Sports and pleasure horses. This position provides an opportunity to work in a purpose built state of the art facility with a dedicated intensive care unit and isolation facilities. Candidates must be eligible to register with the RCVS, and be board certified, or board eligible for DipECEIM or DipACVIM (or equivalent).

Enquiries regarding this position can be made by emailing Dr Mark Hillyer (

As part of the NEH philosophy to be at the cutting edge of clinical disciplines, it is constantly wishing to improve its team.

If you are a recognised specialist with a transferable caseload or skill set to attract referred cases and are interested in relocating to NEH then please contact Ian Wright for a confidential discussion of possibilities.

PA Tel: +44 (0)1638 782025


Secretary / Administrator

Full time secretary/administrator required at Newmarket Equine Hospital in the hospital referrals office.  Must be a team player with good organisational skills, audio typing experience, IT proficiency and be able to work under pressure. Attention to detail and good telephone skills are also important. Knowledge of veterinary, medical and/or horse industry advantageous. Full training will be given.  Salary commensurate with experience.


Applications to:-


Maintenance and upkeep of buildings, plant and grounds

A vacancy will be available towards the end of this year (2017) for a full time position to provide maintenance and upkeep to the buildings, plant and grounds at Newmarket Equine Hospital. The successful applicant will work as part of a team. Maintenance of the buildings, associated infrastructure and grounds is undertaken by a combination of the in-house team and specialist contractors. New projects and adaptations of existing facilities are also undertaken by the present team. A flexible approach to work is essential and a current and clean driving licence will be required.


Applicants with suitable skills are encouraged to send a letter of application to Laura Raistrick, Newmarket Equine Hospital, Cambridge Road, Newmarket CB8 0FG ( Ideally such letters will include details of the applicant’s relevant skills and experience.

Hospital Internships

The hospital employs five interns. Positions arise approximately every six months and we are therefore always recruiting.

The internship is a two-year rotating programme suitable for new and recently qualified graduates. Interns rotate through the hospital service areas and are responsible for in-patient care under supervision of senior clinicians including 5 ECVS, 1 ACVSM&R Diplomate and 2 ECVIM Diplomates. The programme also includes formal training in anaesthesia by ECVA Diplomates. Interns are on a 1 in 5 first call, 1 in 5 second call and 1 in 5 third on call basis.

The internship provides training and experience for most equine post-graduate specialist qualifications and has an excellent track record of successfully preparing candidates for residency positions. The training also provides invaluable experience for future work in equine practice. All interns are given the opportunity to undertake a project suitable for publication.

To apply please send a covering letter and copy of your CV with a photograph to

The Team

We are very proud to have over 45 veterinary professionals, all of whom are experts in their fields. The services


Newmarket Equine Hospital hosts CPD courses for veterinarians, ranging from core skills courses for recent graduates, through to advanced courses


NEH is the largest and most modern equine hospital in Europe. Completed in September 2008, the hospital is a purpose