Joanne May is one of the longest serving nurses at the KVH. Joanne was awarded a Diploma in Veterinary Nursing in 1999 by the Otago Polytechnic in New Zealand. She then perfected her veterinary nursing skills at the University of Sydney Veterinary Hospital where she gained invaluable experience in the fields of general anaesthesia, surgery, intensive care and pharmacology. She assisted in the training of veterinary students in aseptic techniques, induction and monitoring of anaesthesia, fluid therapy and the use of anaesthetic machines. Her new addition is a handsome little boy.