In brief

21 Mar 2020

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Webinars to address mental health issues

The RCVS has organised a series of webinars covering serious mental health issues that could impact the health and wellbeing of veterinary professionals.

The three webinars, which will take place over the next three months, are free to view and are hosted by the Webinar Vet. They are:

• Navigating online complaints and cyberbullying (26 March). Presented by Ebony Escalona, the founder of the Vets: Stay, Go, Diversify Facebook group, and social media strategist Fay Schofield, this webinar will look at the damaging effects that online complaints and cyberbullying can have on the health and wellbeing of the vet team.

• Understanding eating disorders (28 April). Presented by RCVS Mind Matters Initiative (MMI) officer Rachel Pascoe, this webinar will provide an overview of the different types of eating disorders, and will describe the impacts of living with one.

• Self-harm in veterinary professionals...