In other Covid-19 news

16 May 2020

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• Dogs Trust is helping to support the national effort in the fight against Covid-19 by donating medical equipment to the NHS.

Dogs Trust Loughborough donated 120 surgical gowns to nearby Lings Bar Hospital, while Dogs Trust Basildon has provided 300 masks to Basildon University Hospital. The charity has also collected 18 oxygen cylinders from across its network of UK rehoming centres to make them available for use within the NHS.

• The RCVS Mind Matters Initiative has launched an Innovation in Wellbeing competition to find the best ideas for how vet teams can enhance mental health and wellbeing during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The competition is encouraging vet teams to think of inventive ideas for supporting each other, boosting morale and encouraging a sense of togetherness at a time when they are having to physically distance from each other and may only be communicating remotely.

Further details about the...