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Chrissy Bruce

Senior Veterinary Nurse

Chrissy Bruce
Chrissy Bruce RVN Senior Veterinary Nurse

Having always wanted to work with animals from a young age, I joined Shinfield Vets in 2010 as part of my work experience and have since qualified from Middlesex University in 2015 with a first class BSc Hons degree in Veterinary Nursing. I have also become a clinical coach and find it extremely rewarding to be able to pass on the skills I have learnt to our students.

I find all aspects of nursing enjoyable but have a particular interest in surgical nursing. I have undertaken a course in small animal anaesthesia and I am hoping to complete an emergency and critical care course in the near future, as I am eager to further my knowledge in this area.

Outside of work I am a member of the Reading and District netball league and enjoy playing in matches. At home, I have two mischievous cats called Tilly and Lola. Lola is a Devonshire Rex and Tilly was brought in to the practice as a stray at only a couple of days old. Since then my passion has grown and I have spent many sleepless nights’ hand-rearing kittens!