Meet The Team - Support Staff

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Kath Long

Kath has been with FVSW from the very beginning and is well-known to all our Bridgwater clients. She is  a qualified Veterinary Nurse and previously held a position as Head Nurse. Kath currently works three days per week at our office as her twin 2 year old boys, Ollie and Tom take up the rest of her time! 

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 Maggie Lange

Maggie joined us in August 2010 when we opened our Yarcombe branch and is well-known to all our Yarcombe clients. Maggie comes from farming family in Devon and was previously practice manager at New Street vets in Honiton. Maggie now works two days at the Yarcombe office. Outside of work Maggie is a keen and experienced gardener.


 Jackie Dyer

Jackie joined FVSW from Minster Vets back in 2008 when FVSW was formed and is well-known to all out Ilminster clients. Jackie works two days a week at the Ilminster branch where she takes care of our accounts. Outside of work Jackie enjoys keeping fit and trying to keep up with her two children Josh and Katie.

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 Holly Broom

Holly joined the practice in October 2011. Holly is our TB queen and deals with all things TB related - most of you will have spoken to her about your TB test at some point! Holly previously worked at practices in Wiveliscombe and Taunton. She works full-time, usually at our Bridgwater and Yarcombe offices. In her spare time Holly is a door supervisor at a local club and is a mean kick boxer!


Tracey Hardy-Smith

Our Practice Manager, Tracey joined FVSW in November 2011. Originally from London, Tracey has lived in Somerset for 18 years and has worked in veterinary practices in the area since 2002. She works full-time across all three branches. Outside of work Tracey enjoys walking her terrier Ruby, gardening and supporting her home town football club, Brentford.


Kelly Nicholls

Kelly Nicholls joined in February 2017 as a full time member of staff.  From a farming background, she lives on the Blackdown Hills, loves spending time with her family's small herd of Dexter cattle  and is a keen member of Yarcombe Young Farmers.  In her spare time she enjoys playing the guitar and running.