Archive for April 2012

Spring Laboratory Newsletter

The Laboratory publishes quarterly newsletters that discuss recent advances in clinical pathology, internal medicine and other topics that are relevant to the equine practitioner.  




Dave Rendle returns

We’re pleased to welcome back David Rendle who returns to The Liphook Equine Hospital as part of the medicine referral and laboratory team. Dave completed an internship at LEH and a residency in Equine Medicine at LEH and University of Glasgow and then worked at the LEH for a year before venturing South to Devon for a while and then spending a year in Austrailia as a Lecturer in Equine Medicine at Charles Sturt University. Dave is an ECEIM Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine and has lectured and published widely on all aspects of equine medicine.

LEH Open Day 14th July 2012

LEH Open Day 14th July 2012

Come along to our  open day between 10am and 2pm to see the recent redevelopments at the hospital. The new buildings will be officially opened by John Walmsley, former Senior Partner of the Liphook Equine Hospital. All welcome.


Laboratory Service during May and June Bank Holidays 2012

We will be operating a normal laboratory service on Saturday 5th May 2012 and Saturday 6th June 2012 and an emergency out of hour’s service will be available during these weekends. Please contact the hospital on 01428 727727 if you require this emergency service over this period.

Laboratory Bank Holiday Service

Free ACTH screening

Boehringer Ingelheim has launched the ‘Talk About Laminitis’ initiative to help raise awareness of endocrinopathic laminitis amongst horse owners. From April to June Boehringer are offering to provide free laboratory fees for ACTH blood tests to detect PPID. To participate in the scheme, veterinary surgeons or your client can download a voucher from

Simply attach the completed voucher to the ACTH sample submission form, and the ACTH laboratory fees will be free of charge* Follow up samples are not eligible for the scheme.