Dr Yvonne van der Veek
BVSc MANCVS (Vet ECC)
After graduating from her veterinary degree from The University of Utrecht in 2000, Dr Yvonne Van Der Veek worked in general practice for 7 years before venturing into Critical Care and Emergency Medicine. After working at the Veterinary Specialist Centre (VSC) for 2 years she made to move to the Small Animal Specialist Hospital (SASH). She passed her ANZCVS memberships in Emergency and Critical Care in 2009. Yvonne has a great deal of experience with emergencies and became a qualified RECOVER CPR trainer in September 2017. She has a passion for teaching Emergency Medicine, CPR and promoting the RECOVER guidelines.
Dr Lucy Kirton
BVetMed MANCVS (VetECC) MRCVS
Dr Lucy Kirton graduated from the Royal Veterinary College, London in 2004. She worked in mixed, then small animal general practice around the United Kingdom until coming to Australia in 2011. Her interest in emergency medicine, including ventilation, started while working on the northern beaches looking after tick paralysis patients. She started at the Small Animal Specialist Hospital (SASH) in 2013, as an emergency veterinarian, and moved to Northside Emergency Veterinary Service (NEVS) in 2016. She passed her ANZCVS memberships in Emergency and Critical Care in 2014 and was a membership examiner in 2017 and 2018. She became a qualified RECOVER CPR trainer in September 2017.