mental health support for vets

Get involved with Active October!

Are you ready for an exciting challenge that will not only improve your physical and mental health but also make a positive impact on an important cause? Look no further than Active October! This month, you have the opportunity to get active, set personal goals, and raise funds for Vetlife, all while having a great […]

Suicide Prevention Month: Supporting Veterinary Professionals

Did you know that a staggering 70% of veterinarians have tragically lost a colleague or peer to suicide? This alarming statistic serves as a stark reminder of the urgent need for change. In this blog post, we mark Suicide Prevention Month by shedding light on the pressing issue of suicide within the veterinary sector. Together, […]

New course to help vets deal with complaints

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) has introduced a new training course to help vets deal with complaints.  The scenario-based training, created in collaboration with the Veterinary Client Mediation Service (VCMS), is free to access and takes just half an hour to complete. It aims to enhance vets’ skills around assessing complaints from a […]

New mental health resources for veterinary professionals

A new series of mental health and wellbeing sessions are soon to be available to veterinary professionals across the UK.  The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Mind Matters Initiative (MMI) and the Veterinary Management Group (VMG) came up with the initiative to help combat the worsening mental health crisis in the veterinary sector.  Training will […]