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Dr Myra Forster-van Hyfte

Myra Forster-van Hyfte
  • Location: Surrey
  • Year of Fellowship: 2016
  • Route to Fellowship: Meritorious Contributions to Clinical practice

Areas of special interest

  • Small Animal Internal Medicine
  • Business strategy and development

Areas of support

  • Innovation in professional practice
  • Professional mentoring
  • Promoting knowledge and best practice
  • Public engagement

Professional positions

  • Editorial board member RCVS VetEvidence
  • Trustee British College of Veterinary Specialist
  • NED PitPat


Myra is an RCVS and European Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine and has been active in the veterinary sector for more than 30 years.

She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary surgeons and has published and lectured nationally and internationally.

She co-founded North Downs Specialist Referrals, a Specialist Veterinary Referral Hospital in Surrey, in 2005. A purpose build new hospital was opened in 2008 and extended in 2014. The business grew to 75 members of staff and was sold in 2015.

Since then Myra has been actively involved with the RCVS (Fellowship, Advanced practitioner credentials, VetEvidence Editorial board) and is a trustee of the British College of Veterinary Specialists.

She is an angel investor and NED of PitPat, which is a company which produces dog activity monitors.

Myra also holds the IoD certificate and diploma in Company Direction.

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