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LGBT History month: Leah Morley Q&A

24 Feb 2020 | Leah Morley | Wellbeing

To celebrate LGBT History Month, throughout February we are featuring Q&As with some key role models. Leah Morley, Senior Vice President BVLGBT+, shares her experience of the veterinary profession and reminds us it's ok if you have questions and doubts about who you are, there is always support to help you if you need it.

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LGBT History month: Gary Rutland Q&A

17 Feb 2020 | Gary Rutland | Wellbeing

To celebrate LGBT History Month, throughout February we are featuring Q&As with some key role models. Gary Rutland, Business Support Manager, shares his experience of the veterinary profession and discusses the importance of a trusted support network.

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LGBT History month: Victoria Nielsen Q&A

10 Feb 2020 | Victoria Nielsen | Wellbeing

To celebrate LGBT History Month, throughout February we are featuring Q&As with some key role models. Victoria Nielsen, Lead Internal Quality Assurer at Medivet Training College, shares her experience of the veterinary profession and encourages others to embrace who they are.

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LGBT History month: Carl Bradbrook Q&A

03 Feb 2020 | Carl Bradbrook | Wellbeing

To celebrate LGBT History Month, throughout February we are featuring Q&As with some key role models. Carl Bradbrook, RCVS and EBVS European Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia, shares his experience of the veterinary profession and encourages fellow LGBT+ vets to be open and honest with friends and colleagues.

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Mental Health Awareness Week: It’s ok not to be ok

19 May 2019 | Rebecca Molloy | Wellbeing

Mental health and the veterinary profession it’s a link we know well. But the words mental health still carry negative associations. Here, Rebecca Molloy tells us why it's ok not to be ok, why mental health matters to her, and about the support that's available to us if we need it.

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Vet Wellbeing Awards

18 May 2019 | Liz Barton | Wellbeing

There is a lot of discussion around mental health in the veterinary profession. This in turn has led to increasing awareness of the importance of improving wellbeing at professional, practice and individual levels. The SPVS/Mindmatters Vet Wellbeing Awards are a chance to celebrate the positive steps being taken by practices to support the mental and physical wellbeing of their staff.

Mental Health Awareness Week: Working together to improve rural wellbeing in Scotland Listing Image
Mental Health Awareness Week: How you can support the community as a Vetlife Area Representative Listing Image

Mental Health Awareness Week: How you can support the community as a Vetlife Area Representative

14 May 2019 | Nina Rossi | Wellbeing

Vetlife Area Representatives provide the interface between Vetlife and those members of the veterinary profession, their relatives, and dependents who benefit from its services. They also play a key role in promoting Vetlife within and outside the profession. Here some of the existing Area Reps share their experiences and explain why they find the role so rewarding.

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Ready, steady, Gove

22 Mar 2019 | Simon Doherty | Wellbeing

BVA and the RSPCA caught up with Environment Secretary Michael Gove this week to talk about the #endnonstun campaign and associated asks around welfare at slaughter. Simon Doherty reports back from this key meeting.

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