Meet the Team
- Nursing Staff
- Kate Nichols, RVN
- Sarah Jones, RVN
- Chloe Jones, RVN
- Ffion Rees, RVN
- Tracy Schmidt, RVN
- Claire Wardall, RVN
Nursing StaffTo run our pratice we have a dedicated and talented team. Click on the names of our Nursing Staff and read little bit about them.
Kate Nichols - RVN, Head Nurse
Kate joined Tysul Vets in April 2002 following a week of work experience and has been with us ever since! She began her Veterinary Nurse training in the same year and qualified in 2004.
Since then Kate has enjoyed all aspects of veterinary nursing but has now established a particular interest in surgical nursing and anaesthesia be it cats and dogs at the practice or cows, horses and sheep on farm in the fresh air. She really loves getting stuck in!
Kate grew up on a dairy/beef farm in Rhydlewis and now lives on a beef farm just down the road in Brongest with her partner and four gorgeous children. She also has two black Labradors called Gwen and Seth and a cat called Fudge.
Chloe Jones - RVN
Chloe first came to Tysul Vets for work experience at the age of 16. She went on to a college placement at Coleg Sir Gar in Carmarthen and completed her Diploma Level 3 in Animal Management whilst working at Tysul Vets as an Animal Nursing Assistant (ANA). On completion of this course Chloe was then accepted as a Student Veterinarian Nurse (SVN) and spent the next two years working at Tysul Vets four days a week and one day completing course work at Bridgend College. Chloe’s dedication and hard work paid off and 2019 saw her qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) passing all her written and practical exams.
Chloe grew up in the area living on a family run stud farm in Cwmpengraig. In her spare time Chloe breeds, trains and shows her horses and competes both at local shows and the Royal Welsh (RWAS). She is very adventurous and like to travel and visit new places. Her Nursing interest are varied, this including theatre nursing and nurse consultations. She loves working with a variety of animals be it pets, farm animals, exotics or wildlife.
Tracey Schmidt - RVN
Tracey joined Tysul Vets in 2017 having moved to the area a few years before. Tracey qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) in 2005 and enjoys all aspects of the role especially lab work and nurse clinics.