Heather Kirkness


Head of Clinical Nursing

Heather qualified as a Veterinary Nurse at Stonelion Veterinary Hospital in 2013.

Shortly after qualifying she moved to North Downs Specialist Referrals and completed her VetsNow certificate in Emergency and Critical Care and BVNA certificate in Wound Management. Heather was a static surgical nurse for her final 3 years at NDSR, managing the surgical ward and overseeing open wound patient care.

Heather moved to VetsNow as an emergency and critical care nurse in 2021 and is currently Head of Clinical Nursing for VetsNow.

Heather Kirkness lectures on the following courses

Wound Management and Bandaging Techniques for Veterinary Nurses

Heather Kirkness
Nurses deal with wounds every day in practice, from surgical incisions to traumatic wounds presented in an emergency, and they can be rewarding cases if managed correctly. Wound management requires a good knowledge of the stages of wound healing to ensure accurate assessment and the appropriate...
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