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Queen Mother Hospital for Animals (QMHA)

Referring vets

Emergencies: +44 (0)1707 666399 (select option 1)
   Available 24/7

Referrals: +44 (0)1707 666399 (select option 2)
   Mon-Fri: 8.30am-7.00pm. Sat: 8.30am-12.00 noon

General Enquiries

+44 (0)1707 666399 (select option 4)

Mon-Fri: 8.30am-7.00pm. Sat: 8.30am-12.00 noon

Hospital Fax

+44 (0)1707 649384

Hospital Email

For use only by QMHA clients and referring veterinary surgeons.

Unfortunately we are not able to answer general veterinary enquiries from members of the public. Please speak to your vet in the first instance if you have any concerns.

Accounts, Credit Control and Insurance Enquiries

+44 (0)1707 666399 (select option 3)

Mon-Fri: 8.30am-7.00pm. Sat: 9.00am-12.00 noon

Postal Address

Queen Mother Hospital for Animals
Royal Veterinary College
Hawkshead Lane, North Mymms

Driving to Hawkshead

From the M25, leave at Junction 24 and take the A111 (Southgate Road) to Potters Bar. At the first main junction and traffic lights, turn right onto the A1000 towards Hatfield. Follow the A1000 through Potters Bar, past the bus garage and after two sets of traffic lights, turn left onto Hawkshead Road and then fork left onto Hawkshead Lane.

From the A1(M) leave at Junction 3 (if heading South) or Junction 2 (if heading North) and take the A1001 towards Welham Green. At the Travellers Lane roundabout take the A100 (A1000) towards Potters Bar. After passing through Bell Bar and Brookmans Park follow the signs to the Vet College (a right turn into Swanley Bar Lane followed by a right into Hawkshead Road and then fork left into Hawkshead Lane).

We have a large, free, client car park located directly in front of the hospital, a loading and unloading bay for sick animals, parking bays for disabled clients and a ramp for disabled access.

We are a short taxi journey (less than 10 minutes) from Potters Bar train station.

If you have any comments or concerns with any aspect of your visit you may wish to contact Teresa Skark, our Customer Care Manager, via e-mail at

Where to find us

Our specialists

Our clinicians

Each referral is discussed by senior clinicians before being passed to the most appropriate team