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The practice team at Longton

We're a team of highly experienced practitioners; vets, nurses and support staff, veterinary experts in Staffordshire as well as our respective fields. We all work hard to stay up to date, and as a vet practice we are constantly investing in specialist training for our whole team.

Bruce Barker – Head Vet
Bruce Barker – Head Vet

Bruce has been leading RBB Vets for many years and aims to look after the whole family not just the pets. He has a small menagerie of fluffy and feathered pets, two sons and a very tolerant wife.

Norah Bridgwood – Practice Manager
Norah Bridgwood – Practice Manager

Norah is well known as our long-serving and caring Practice Manager and is never far away when there are puppies being cuddled at the surgery. After several rescued Yorkshire terriers we are still looking for her next fluffy friend.

Lucy Turner - Head Nurse
Lucy Turner - Head Nurse

Lucy has been Rbb’s Head nurse since 2005 and still manages to have a smile for everyone. She enjoys passing her knowledge onto clients through nurse clinics & owns 2 dogs (Meg & Bella) & 2 rabbits (Barney & Betty) all being rescued. She also enjoys keeping hens calling them “her girls”.

Dr Wayne Ashton - Senior Veterinary Surgeon
Dr Wayne Ashton BVM&S GPCert(SAP) OCQ(V)- CA MRCVS - Senior Veterinary Surgeon

Wayne has been at RBB Vets since 2004. He greatly enjoys being a General Practitioner, providing a quality, honest service. He has a much loved, rescued, ginger cat called 'Raasi', and spends most of his spare time supporting his son's many sporting activities.

Bart Hendrickx – Senior Vet
Bart Hendrickx – Senior Vet

Biography coming soon…

Rachael Willott – Deputy Head Nurse
Rachael Willott RVN – Deputy Head Nurse

Rachael is veterinary nurse and has worked for RBB since 2007 she is a very enthusiastic nurse and enjoys caring for the orthopaedic patients and working with our orthopaedic surgeon MR Hendrickx she has 4 rescue cats (max, toast, beans & squish).

Dawn Bateman – Reception Manager
Dawn Bateman – Reception Manager

Biography coming soon…

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