Nursing Team

  • Rebecca Vearncombe
    - Nurse Manager
    Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing

    Originally from Wales, Bec moved to Australia in 2009. She joined the team at Kippax Vet in February 2015. Bec completed her Cert III in companion animal services in 2014 and gained her Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing in 2016. Bec also has Dog And Animal Grooming Qualifications, which she obtained in 2018.

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  • Janay Robinson
    Student Vet Nurse

    Coming Soon!

  • Nicki Mokhiza
    Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing

    Nicki is one of our senior nurses. She has been a qualified vet nurse for over 10 years now. Nicki started working at Kippax Veterinary Hospital in 2007 after a three-month adventure in South Africa.

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  • Emma Drew-Cowan
    Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing

    Emma grew up in Sydney and Canberra and has a background of working in the hospitality industry but decided on a career change in 2016 when she began her vet nursing studies.

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  • Maddie Harvey
    Certificate IV in Vet Nursing

    Maddie joined the team at Kippax Vet as a volunteer in 2018. She has a degree in Zoology and Ecology and prior to starting at Kippax, Maddie worked at the National Zoo & Aquarium for 8 years as a zookeeper and running educational programs. She completed her Certificate IV in Vet Nursing in 2020 and loves learning and experiencing new challenges. Maddie also runs puppy classes here at Kippax Vet. Away from work, you’ll find Maddie hanging out with her dog, Kayla the large cross breed and her cat Maurice.  In her spare time she enjoys competing in obstacle races such as Spartan and True Grit.  

    Maddie also spends some of her time working at our sister clinic Kaleen Veterinary Hospital. 

  • Courtney Durston
    Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing

    Courtney grew up in Brisbane and got the chance to move to Canberra for volleyball in 2017. She studied exercise science for two years before realising it wasn’t the career path she wanted. Courtney then started studying cert IV Veterinary Nursing at the beginning of 2018 which lead to her getting a work experience position at Kippax Vet towards the end of 2018. After completing her Cert IV in September 2019, Courtney started working as a kennel hand/ nurse for Kippax Vet. 

  • Alisha Mohapp
    Student Vet Nurse

    Coming soon!

  • Samantha Briggs
    Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing

    Coming Soon!

  • Claire Blakeley
    Student Vet Nurse

    Claire is a student nurse that is studying with CIT finishing in December 2021.

    Growing up on a hobby farm in Bywong NSW, she was surrounded by animals and found her passion of loving and caring for them. 

    Outside of work Claire enjoys going to the gym and loves spending time with her friends and family. She enjoys going down to the coast on weekends and loves the outdoors.

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Holt Office

Monday:

7:30 am-6:30 pm

Tuesday:

7:30 am-6:30 pm

Wednesday:

7:30 am-6:30 pm

Thursday:

7:30 am-6:30 pm

Friday:

7:30 am-6:30 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-2:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed