SPVS/VMg congress: focus on wellbeing in practice

04 Jan 2020

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Broadcaster, commentator and author Clare Balding is chairing the Mind Matters Initiative (MMI) talks on diversity and inclusion at this month’s Society of Practising Veterinary Surgeons (SPVS) and Veterinary Management Group (VMG) congress.

The first talk, ‘LGBT+ in practice’, will be delivered by Dan Makin, president of the British Veterinary LGBT+ group, followed by a panel discussion entitled ‘Inclusion and equality in the workplace’. He will then join the panel discussion, alongside Partheeban Navaratnam, co-founder of the British Veterinary Ethnicity and Diversity Society; Ebony Escalona, founder of Vets: Stay, Go, Diversify and Penny Barker of the Veterinary Defence Society. Other talks include ‘Being the leader you and your team need’ by Caroline Pearson from Progressive Vet Consulting and presentations by the winners of the joint SPVS and MMI’s Veterinary Wellbeing Award. They will discuss current leadership thinking and challenge delegates to ask questions about the type of leader they...