Due to the reduced staffing numbers our opening hours have changed and we are open MONDAY to FRIDAY 8am to 5pm and SATURDAYS 10am to 1pm. We continue to provide 24/7 emergency care as well as some essential care. Please be aware it may take us longer than usual to respond to queries that you send us.

Please DO NOT turn up at the practice unannounced, you MUST phone first and DO NOT COME TO THE SURGERY IF YOU ARE DEMONSTRATING CLINICAL SIGNS OF COVID-19!

Further advice can be found here. We thank you for your patience.


Niall qualified in the summer of 1982 from Edinburgh University Veterinary College. After moving to the South West and working in several mixed practices, Niall settled in Glastonbury in 1992; becoming and Orchard Vets partner in 1996. His main area of responsibility is companion animals (pets). In 2005 he achieved a GP Certificate in Small Animal Medicine and is the lead clinical coach for Veterinary Nurse training at the practice. Niall retired from the partnership in April 2019 and now works part time for the practice, at weekends.