Bridget qualified in 1984 from the Royal School of Veterinary Studies at Edinburgh, and joined Wright and Morten in 1989 to follow her developing interest in farm work. She became a partner in 2001, and since that time has pushed for increasing specialisation within the practice to enable the provision of the highest level of service in each department.
Bridget and Helen now lead the farm team. Bridget’s particular interests are in farmer training and education, health planning for dairy, beef and sheep farms and practice development. Bridget is on the board of directors of XL Vet UK Limited and is chairman of the Veterinary Delivery Partnership XL Farmcare North Limited, which delivers TB testing in the North of England.
Helen joined the partnership at Wright & Morten in April 2010, and is responsible for the development of the farm side of the practice. After qualifying from the Royal School of Veterinary Studies at Edinburgh in 1999, she worked in mixed practice in North Wales before joining the Wright & Morten large animal team in October 2000, to pursue her interest in dairy cattle.
Since being awarded the Diploma in Bovine Reproduction from the University of Liverpool in 2006, Helen has developed the Bull Fertility Service offered by the practice.
Hollie graduated from the Royal School of Veterinary Studies at Edinburgh in 2008 and worked in mixed practice in North Wales for two years before joining Wright and Morten in July 2010.
As well as being very involved in the dairy side of the practice, her particular interests include both beef and sheep work, and has attained the RCVS Certificate of Advanced Veterinary Practice in Cattle Health and Production.
Nieves graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Cordoba (Spain) in 2001 and also holds a Master’s Degree in Food and Agriculture.
Since graduating, Nieves has worked in Spain as OV in farm animals’ disease surveillance programs and as quality technician in the food industry. She also worked for nearly two years as OVS and Meat Inspector in England.
She joined Wright & Morten in November 2015 and is currently working as TB tester.
Cornel graduated and qualified from the University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Timisoara, Romania in 2004. After graduating, Cornel worked for 10 years as a vet in Romania with small and large animals before coming over to the UK where he worked as a meat hygiene inspector for 6 months in Scotland. Cornel joined Wright and Morten in 2016 and is currently part of our TB testing team.
Matt joined us in July 2015 after graduating from the University of Nottingham earlier that month. He has grown up working with sheep and beef cattle on the family farms, which resulted in him going straight into farm animal medicine.
Matt enjoys all aspects of both cattle and sheep work, particularly the surgery, however he has a particular interest in sheep medicine and flock health.