May 13-20th is MH awareness week. Are you stressed? Take a stress test from the Mental Health Foundation to find out Continue reading
News and Views
Latest news and summaries of issues affecting practice life…
Read our brief Vetfutures summaries, keep up to date with Brexit and developments in the profession.
It’s CPD… but not as we know it.
The inaugural Vets: Stay, Go, Diversify: LIVE event in London last weekend showcased a side of the veterinary profession I’m not used to seeing. And I liked it! Continue reading
OUR POPULAR KEEP IN TOUCH NEWSLETTERS HAVE MOVED! I’m excited to announce we’ve collaborated with Arlo at Vetsurgeon.org and Vetnurse.co.uk to take this great resource to a wider audience Continue reading
AVS sports weekend for grown ups; sports and wellbeing workshops with a fantastic gala dinner… Continue reading
Vet John Taylor writes following the experiences of helping a number of women challenge unequal pay contracts:
“The hyperbolic headlines surrounding the publication of the latest SPVS survey has caused outrage and argument Continue reading
The team at the RCVS Mindmatters Initiative have produced a wellbeing guide for the veterinary workplace Continue reading
Do you feel trapped in practice with little control over your working environment? Are your ideas and vision for the practice ignored or sidelined by the practice leaders? This great blog by Caroline Pearson contains some practical tips to help Continue reading
Traditionally, we’re a reactive profession. In a modern era moving at an exponentially rapid rate, we need to start being PROACTIVE and future-proofing. Join the debate and get involved… before the change happens and you wish you’d had your say earlier.
We’re summarising the RCVS/BVA joint initiative to encourage the veterinary profession to take control of its destiny. It seeks to discover, alongside members, how the veterinary profession can remain sustainable and relevant, Continue reading
Dr. Joanna Cates, clinical psychologist, writes for Vetsnet:
“It’s sadly not uncommon for veterinary staff to be on the receiving end of some pretty difficult behaviour from their clients – and I’m not talking about those of the animal variety. I mean the human ones! Rude, grumpy, ungrateful – perhaps even aggressive. From time to time all vets know what it’s like to have to deal with clients whose social skills are less than ideal. Continue reading