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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.

Thinking of buying a puppy? Here are some top questions to ask breeders to avoid heartache Listing Image
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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.

#Timeforchange: Thanks to the thousands who shared their experiences Listing Image
10 tips for managing stress at vet school Listing Image
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Finding the right practice for you

06 Mar 2019 | Wellbeing

Even for an experienced vet, looking for a new job can be daunting but as a new graduate it can be even more overwhelming. Grads to Vets founder, Lizzie Bewsey-Dyke shares her top job-hunting tips for new grads.

British Veterinary LGBT: Hattie's story Listing Image
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How to survive a no deal Brexit: a guide for vets Listing Image

How to survive a no deal Brexit: a guide for vets

05 Feb 2019 | Sally Burnell | Wellbeing

The news headlines are filled with reports of organisations ramping up their preparations for the UK to leave the EU on 29 March without a deal. While the future remains unclear, BVA has developed an 8-point plan of practical steps to help vets prepare themselves and their clients for a no deal Brexit.

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