Christmas Opening hours 2018


Monday 24th December – Open as normal 9:00am-5:30pm

Tuesday 25th December – Closed

Wednesday 26th December – Closed

Thursday 27th December – Open as normal 9:00am-5:30pm

Friday 28th December – Open as normal 9:00am-5:30pm

Saturday 29th December –  Closed

Sunday 30th December – Closed

Monday 31st December – Open as normal 9:00am-5:30pm

Tuesday 1st January – Closed

Wednesday 2nd January – Open as normal 9:00am-5:30pm



December 2018


This month we are welcoming our new junior histology technician, Jake Elvin to the team at Bridge Pathology.

November 2018


This month we welcome two new members of the team to our laboratory!  Welcome to our new laboratory assistant Lucy Duffy and new administration assistant Eleanor Young.

September 2018


This month we welcomed our new pathologist Mark Bennett BVSc(Hons) MVetVir PhD MANZCVS Dip.ACVP MRCVS here at Bridge Pathology!

Dr Mark Bennett graduated from the University of Melbourne veterinary school in 2002 and spent two years in mixed veterinary practice in rural south eastern Australia. He then moved to Perth, Western Australia where he completed a PhD and Master of Veterinary Virology at Murdoch University while undertaking a residency in Veterinary Clinical Pathology and becoming a Member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists by examination in Pathobiology. He lectured in veterinary virology at Murdoch University, and in veterinary anatomical pathology at the University of Bristol, then successfully completed Board examinations in the American College of Veterinary Pathologists in 2018. He has an ongoing research interest in animal infectious diseases, pathogen discovery and viral oncogenesis.

July 2018


This month we welcome our new laboratory assistant Billie Sumner to Bridge Pathology!

November 2017


We are excited to announce that Bridge Pathology and the rest of the VPG has joined forces with the SYNLAB Group. SYNLAB offers a comprehensive range of tests as well as diagnostic advice for domestic pets, horses, reptiles and birds as well as farm animals and exotic species. Veterinary Pathology Group (VPG) extends SYNLAB’s veterinary business to the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, in addition to its veterinary laboratories in Germany, Italy, Belgium and other European countries.

For further information regarding SYNLAB in the UK and Ireland please visit:

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Christmas Opening Hours 2017


Friday 22nd December – Open as normal 9:00am-5:30pm

Saturday 23rd December – Closed

Sunday 24th December – Closed

Monday 25th December – Closed

Tuesday 26th December – Closed

Wednesday 27th December – Open as normal 9:00am-5:30pm

Thursday 28th December – Open as normal 9:00am-5:30pm

Friday 29th December –  Open as normal 9:00am-5:30pm

Saturday 30th December – Closed

Sunday 31st December – Closed

Monday 1st January – Closed

Tuesday 2nd January – Open as normal 9:00am-5:30pm

October 2016



This month we are pleased to welcome Sam Beck BSc BVSc MVetMed FRCPath MRCVS here at Bridge Pathology!

Sam graduated from the university of Liverpool in 2007. While at vet school he gained a first class intercalated degree in veterinary pathology from the Royal Veterinary College and returned there in 2013 to begin his pathology residency. The intervening six years Sam spent working in first opinion equine and farm animal practice in the midlands. At the RVC Sam was split between the university diagnostic service and the animal and plant health protection agency (APHA) in Weybridge, where he gained a broad range of experience with both domestic and farm animal species. He was awarded his FRCPath by examination in 2016. Sam’s interests lie in diagnostic histopathology, infectious disease and oncology.