Veterinary Diagnostics:

Meet The Team

We deliver high quality diagnostic results and targeted clinical interpretations to help veterinary surgeons deal with the challenges of practice. We believe a meticulous personalised service with case continuity and genuine engagement with our veterinary colleagues provides the best care for your patients.

Andrew Torrance,
Co-founder, Managing Director and Boarded Clinical Pathologist
Matthew Harris
Boarded Clinical Pathologist
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Pedro Serra
Boarded Clinical Pathologist
VPG|Cork

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Nick Marsh
Resident in Clinical Pathology
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Katie Rhodes
Operations Manager
Emma Cake
Operations Director
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Iain Peters
Co-Founder, Director of
VPG|Molecular
Julie Vickers
Boarded Clinical Pathologist


Clare Pitchford
Resident in Clinical Pathology
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Alastair Jack
Business Development
Manager
Oliver Coldrick
Boarded Clinical Pathology
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David Buckeridge
Boarded Clinical Pathologist
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Robert Lukacs
Clinical Pathologist
Head of Pathology
VPG|Ringwood
Eilidh Wilson
Boarded Specialist in Equine
Medicine,
Resident in Clinical Pathology
Tracie Ardis
Pathology Support
Co-ordinator

VPG|Leeds provides a full and wide range of veterinary diagnostic laboratory tests that include haematology, biochemistry, allergy testing, cytology, endocrinology, histopathology, virology, toxicology, microbiology, PCR testing and much more for canine, feline, rabbits, small mammals, avians, exotics and horses.

Karen Scott
Co-Founder,
Laboratory Director
Marta Gruarin
Resident in Clinical Pathology
Rand Wilson
Director of Pathology
Boarded Clinical Pathologist
with a special interest in Exotics
Ester Quilez
Resident in Clinical Pathology
Claire Crompton
Head of Pathology

VPG|Hitchin provides a complete diagnostic service enhanced by clinical research and diagnosis using specialised cytopathology and histopathology, alongside innovative molecular quantitative PCR technology and an array of immunohistochemistry.

Fiona Gosling
Laboratory Director,
Boarded Clinical Pathologist
Cassia Hare
Clinical Pathologist
Chiara Talamonti
Resident in Clinical Pathology
Sarah Putwain
Boarded Clinical Pathologist
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Roger Powell
Boarded Clinical Pathologist
Hayley Valentyne
Resident in Clinical Pathology
Clare Doyle
Boarded Clinical Pathologist

Kate Kean
Boarded Clinical Pathologist
Jack Sayer
Business Development Assistant

VPG|Histology is a highly dynamic veterinary histopathology and immunohistochemistry laboratory, dedicated to the provision of high quality diagnostic pathology services to the veterinary community.

Sam Beck
Laboratory Director,
Boarded Pathologist

Beatriz Garcia
Boarded Pathologist
Stephanie Plog
Boarded Pathologist
Elizabeth Alloway
Boarded Pathologist
Sean Haugland
Head of Pathology,
Boarded Pathologist

Katie Berman
Boarded Pathologist
Kerstin Erles
Boarded Pathologist
Annika Herrmann
Boarded Pathologist
Director of European Business
Development


Joelle Pinard
Boarded Pathologist
Mark Bennett
Boarded Pathologist

VPG|Cork is dedicated to the provision of high quality veterinary diagnostic services to vets throughout Ireland. Our aim is to supply the highest quality results and opinions to help veterinary surgeons deal with the daily challenges of practice.

Lucy Gaffney
Co-founder
Laboratory Director
Pedro Serra
Boarded Clinical Pathologist
Latest Veterinary Diagnostics News
Introduction to PATHPORT

At the Veterinary Pathology Group (VPG) we’re committed to making animal testing and diagnosis accessible to all and as easy as possible. As a result,…

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New Immunotherapy vaccine ordering instructions

VPG|EXETER IMMUNOTHERAPY VACCINE ORDERING INSTRUCTIONS Following discussions with the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) we have instituted new arrangements for the provision of immunotherapy. In the…

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Important information about cortisol testing

27th Oct 2020 The manufacturer of the cortisol assay for the Immulite2000 analyser has made a change to the assay. This was done with very…

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Important information about Royal Mail Services

The VPG has a privately-owned courier network which covers the UK and Ireland extensively to ensure that all types of samples from our veterinary clients…

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VPG makes in-practice, high-resolution cytology a reality for Vets across the UK and Ireland

June 2020 SYNLAB’s Veterinary Pathology Group (VPG) is the first and only network of veterinary laboratories in the UK to offer ScopioVet – an innovative…

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Webinar: The Benefits of Rapid In-house Cytology

Are you a veterinary professional interested in the benefits of in-house rapid cytology? Watch the recording of our June 2020 webinar, where Laboratory Director and…

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