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Anaesthesia and Analgesia

Fabio Cilli

Fabio Cilli


Clinician in Anaesthesia

Fabio graduated from the University of Bologna (Italy) in 2000. After spending a few years in a private practice in Rome, Fabio moved to Bristol to complete an Internship in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia at Bristol Veterinary School. He then went on to complete a three-year residency in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia at the Royal Veterinary College in London. Fabio worked as a clinical anaesthetist for the Anaesthesia and Analgesia service at the Royal Veterinary College for over four years.

Fabio has a keen interest in pain management for cats and dogs and we are delighted he has joined the Southfields Veterinary Specialists team.

Manuela Pascal

Manuela Pascal


Clinician in Anaesthesia

Manuela graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest (Romania) in 2003. After spending several years in private practice in Bucharest and obtaining her masters degree, she worked towards my PhD diploma in the same university. Manuela continued as a lecturer in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest until 2015. Manuela then moved to the UK where she went on to complete a three-year residency in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia at the Animal Health Trust, Newmarket and continued as a clinician in anaesthesia at the same hospital.

Manuela enjoys all aspects of anaesthesia, but she has a particular interest for the critically ill patients, sepsis and opioid free anaesthesia.

Out of work Manuela enjoys spending time with her family, reading and traveling.

Emma Benson

Emma Benson


Anaesthesia Nurse

Prior to joining Southfields in April 2018, Emma worked in a first opinion 24 hour hospital. She has a strong interest in emergency and critical care nursing and hopes to pursue further qualifications in this area in the future.

After adopting a stray cat with heart disease, Emma has discovered an interest in cardiology.

Outside of work, Emma enjoys caring for her own pets, travelling as much as she can and keeping fit.

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