BVA Wellbeing Awards

Celebrate your workplace

We want to celebrate veterinary workplaces that support and enhance the wellbeing of its team. The BVA Wellbeing Awards 2023 will recognise veterinary workplaces that go above and beyond to support staff wellbeing as highlighted in the Good Veterinary Workplaces Voluntary Code.

This award is kindly supported by MSD Animal Health



  • Small/medium practice (up to 25 employees)
  • Large practice (over 25 employees)
  • Non-clinical workplace

Entry criteria

Anyone in the veterinary profession can enter their workplace, you don’t need to be a BVA member. As laid out in the Health & Wellbeing and Culture sections of BVA’s Good Veterinary Workplaces voluntary code, entrants must show evidence in their workplace of:

  • A positive workplace culture where mental & physical wellbeing is prioritised, and workplace stress is proactively managed
  • Good communication between the team ensuring that all staff members are heard and valued
  • Clear processes in place for making suggestions and enabling change
  • Flexible working is supported, and regular breaks are encouraged

How to enter

Nominations are now closed


  • Prestigious accolade as a high-wellbeing veterinary workplace and an award to showcase your winning effort
  • Each category winner will get 1 x 30 day enhanced online recruitment listing with Vet Record Careers, which will highlight you as a Wellbeing Award winning workplace**


Terms and conditions

  • I agree for any uploaded photos to be used for promotional purposes and on relevant social media posts by BVA.
  • **This includes a 30-day online ad, a promoted digital upgrade to ensure the ad stays near the top of the listing page and a homepage featured add-on to further promote the opportunity on the Vet Record Career Centre.
    • This will be valid for 6 months from the announcement date.
    • Further discounted Employer branding options will be made available to each category winner at time of announcement. Please contact the Vet Record Careers team for more details.

Meet our 2023 winners

Small/Medium Practice (Up to 25 employees) winner: Blue Cross Merton Hospital

Large Practice (Over 25 employees) winner: Inglis Vets 

Non-Clinical Workplace winner: The Food Standards Agency

Find out more