Vets in Derby Kingsway | Companion Care

We're here for you & your pets

We are now able to provide all our normal services but in the safest possible way. When you book your appointment our friendly team will explain what to expect at your visit. In response to government guidance, a face covering must now be worn when visiting us. Let's help keep each other safe.

Derby Kingsway Companion Care

Inside Pets at Home
Unit 2 Kingsway Retail Park
DE22 3FA

Telephone: 01332 291 446

Open Today 09:00 - 18:30

Opening Hours

  • Monday  - 
  • Tuesday  - 
  • Wednesday  - 
  • Thursday  - 
  • Friday  - 
  • Saturday  - 
  • Sunday  - 

We’re now offering some vaccinations

In response to updated guidance from our regulatory body we are now carrying out some primary and booster vaccinations, where it is safe to do so and required or indicated for your pet’s welfare. If your pet is due their vaccinations please contact us for further advice.

Safe collection of medication available

We are now able to offer safe collection of your pet’s medication and flea and worm preventative mediations. Please contact us to find out more.

Your pet’s flea and worm preventative treatment delivered to your door

We are now offering our Complete Care Health Plan clients flea and worm preventative treatments delivered safely to your door. Please contact us to find out more.

Meet the team

Emma G and Giacomo

Emma Gilbert

Joint Venture Partner and Veterinary Surgeon


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I qualified in 1999 from the University of Bristol and have worked in the Nottingham/Derby area in small animal practice since then. I became a Joint Venture Partner in March 2013 and I am enjoying helping the practice to grow and develop. I have 3 cats, who have all been adopted through work.

My main interests in the veterinary field are soft tissue surgery and feline medicine.

My other interests outside of work include dancing and baking.

lucy jones and chester

Lucy Jones

Veterinary Surgeon


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Lucy qualified from the University of Liverpool in 2017 and worked in mixed practice for 2 years before joining Companion Care Derby Kingsway in September 2019. She joined the practice to pursue her small animal interests, particularly internal medicine, anaesthesia and also a growing interest in rabbit medicine.

She has a black Labrador called Chester who she enjoys taking for long walks in the Derbyshire countryside.

Sarah P with dog

Sarah Phillips

Veterinary Surgeon

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Sarah graduated from Edinburgh Veterinary School in 2009. She has been working as a locum for the practice since 2015 and is now thrilled to become a permanent member of the Kingsway team, part time. Clinically, she is interested in small animal medicine, with a particular interest in reproductive medicine and dermatology.

Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, four young children and menagerie of pets including Rhodesian Ridgebacks, Bengal cats and Potter the welsh pony.

She is looking forward to meeting everyone and their pets.

Michelle D and guinea pig

Michelle Dumelow

Registered Veterinary Nurse


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Michelle began working as a Veterinary Nurse in 2000 and qualified in 2003. She has worked in the Nottingham area before moving to Derby Kingsway in November 2015. Michelle enjoys all aspects of her work but particularly likes dealing with small furries.

Outside of work she spends time with her 2 young children but also enjoys walking, cycling and training in tetsudo martial arts. She has two rabbits called Parsley and Alex.

julie Newsome with tilly

Julie Newsome

Registered Veterinary Nurse


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Julie joined the Kingsway team in September 2016 after having a break to have her 2 children. She worked on reception for 2 years as a client care advisor before transferring onto the nursing team in September 2018. Julie qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2007 and is excited to be back in the profession.

Outside of work she likes to spend time with her family, exploring the Derbyshire countryside, running and has an interest in travel. She has a cat called Alfie and a dog called Wilf.

emma platt

Emma Platt

Registered Veterinary Nurse

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Emma qualified initially as a Veterinary Care Assistant before starting her Veterinary Nurse training in 2014. She joined Companion Care in 2016 and qualified as a veterinary nurse in December 2018. Her main interest is radiography.

In her spare time she takes part in the Young Farmers' activities and competitive Tug of War; she also enjoys going to the gym. Emma has a dog called Tilly.

Rachel Peach

Rachel Peach

Student Veterinary Nurse

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Rachel joined Companion Care Derby Kingsway in March 2019 after returning to veterinary nursing after a short break.

Her main interest is canine medicine and surgery and she has 8 dogs at home. She used to breed birds and in her spare time enjoys horse riding, and exploring the countryside with the dogs.

Debra Tarbit reception

Debra Tarbit

Client Care Advisor

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Debbie started work at Kingsway in November 2016. She enjoys all aspects of her job but particularly likes meeting the clients and their pets. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her 3 children, her family and friends.

Karen and her cat

Karen Roe

Client Care Advisor

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Karen has worked at a primary school for 14 years but joined Companion Care Vets Derby Kingsway in June 2013 on reception. She is really enjoying working with the team and meeting clients and their pets.

Outside work, Karen is kept busy looking after her family and much loved cat Riley. Her other interests include bird watching, walking, photography and also being a committee member of the Derbyshire Bat Conservation Group.

Carol Johnson at desk

Carol Johnson

Client Care Advisor

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Carol joined the Derby Kingsway team in July 2019 having previously worked as a Doctor's receptionist. She is enjoying meeting the clients and pets although the closest thing she has to a pet herself is a pond full of goldfish!

Outside of work, she is a fitness fanatic, enjoying going to the gym and yoga. She also enjoys walking challenges and gardening.

Companion Care Derby Kingsway is committed to bringing you affordable, high quality care via a modern, well equipped practice, including a lab, pharmacy, digital x-ray and ultrasound. Plus, on site car parking too!

The practice was awarded Silver Standard Cat Friendly Status in 2013 and has kept this since then, being re-accredited in 2019.

The friendly team can't wait to meet all of their new clients!



  • Emergency cover
    Even if we are closed, we have your pet covered.
  • Operating Theatre
    An operating theatre with gaseous anaesthetic facility for surgical procedures.
  • Isolation Unit
    A special ward to care for animals with contagious diseases.
  • Blood Pressure Monitor
    Used to measure the range of blood pressure as a preventative treatment to identify early signs of systemic hypertension.

Show more services

  • Biochemistry
    Allows an assessment of the functionality of a patients organs.
  • Haematology
    Allows the assessment of a patient's blood and blood cells.
  • In-house Laboratory
    A range of analytical tests and equipment to assist in the rapid diagnosis of illness.
  • X-Ray
    Generates digital 2D images of bones and internal organs.
  • Hospital Ward
    Suite of custom-built kennels for the housing and monitoring of in-patients.
  • Dentistry
    The treatment and prevention of dental disease

Practice accreditations

  • $R011TVO



10% off for NHS staff & members of the Armed Forces



£65 Puppy and Kitten Pack

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Health Plans

Health Plan

Complete Care

From £8 a month
Complete peace of mind
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Health Plan

Complete Care Senior

From £17
A complete care plan for your 7+ year old pet's continued good health
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Health Plan


Just £99
Vac4Life is a preventative plan following primary vaccinations

Out of hours

Vets at Night
Riverside Road
DE24 8HX

Telephone: 01332 678333

Out-of-hours emergency consultation fees start from £133.80. Any necessary treatment or medication administered by the emergency service will be charged in addition to the emergency consultation fee.

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