Phil qualified as a vet in 2004 and has worked at the surgery since 2007, becoming a partner in 2013. He has a particular interest in orthopaedics and enjoys the day to day consulting of being a general practitioner vet.

Away from work Phil enjoys spending time with his 4 children, home rennovation projects and looking after his 3 rescue cats. He is also an advisor to the Board of Trustees for the local Rochdale RSPCA Centre which provides help and support for stray and abused animals in the Rochdale district area.