Meet the Vets

Richard Newing BVetMed MRCVS

Richard is the practice partner. He graduated in 1989 and has worked at Four Crosses since 1991. He is married to Jo (who also works at the practice in the office) and has 3 children, a collie cross, bichon frise, ginger cat, several sheep and 2 horses.


Helen Yeates BVetMed MRCVS

Helen graduated in 2009 and started working at Four Crosses shortly after. Although originally from Somerset she has settled into life in Wales. In her spare time she enjoys waterskiing, rugby and snowboarding. She has a yellow Labrador called Sage who you will often see looking after the office!


Geoffrey Christensen BVSc BSc BSc MRCVS

Geoffrey is a larger than life character from Philadelphia, USA. He joined the practice in December 2014, he has been qualified for 14 years and has spent time working in mixed practices in Wales. He is married and has 2 young boys. His family also includes 2 Yorkshire terriers, 2 ginger cats, 1 turtle, 1 snake, tropical fish and a goldfish koi pond. He particularly enjoys small animal and exotic work.


Sian Richards BVMS MSc MRCVS

Sian joined the practice at the start of August 2015 after graduating from Glasgow University. She grew up in South Wales and has a keen interest in all aspects of mixed practice. In her spare time she is a keen mountaineer and loves wild swimming, running and cycling. Her collie, Skye, will often be keeping Sage company in the office!


Lauren Kinney BVSc MRCVS

Lauren is the newest member of the team, having joined us in October 2016 after graduating from Liverpool University. Her main interest is in farm animal work, particularly fertility and transition cow management. In her spare time she enjoys socialising and keeping fit. She is currently on the lookout for a black labrador puppy!


Liz Dawson BVetMed MRCVS

Liz started working at Four Crosses about 30 years ago (eek!). Since then she has got married, had 2 children, several dogs, some buffalo at one point and now breeds grey faced Dartmoor sheep which she successfully shows. Liz works part time and we greatly appreciate her experience. 


Four Crosses Veterinary Centre Ltd, Hafod Offa, Four Crosses, Llanymynech, Powys. SY22 6RD

01691 830235