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Practice Wellbeing Star’ nominations open to recognise those creating positive workplaces in challenging times

The Mind Matters Initiative (MMI) and the Society of Practising Veterinary Surgeons (SPVS) has opened the 2020 Practice Wellbeing Star nominations to recognise those individuals who are helping to create a positive workplace environment even under the present difficult circumstances. The nominations allow practices to recognise someone at their workplace who has helped to hold […]

Ami Sawran, veterinary surgeon

Lessons from lockdown

Ami Sawran, veterinary surgeon When I’m looking at all of this as a calm and rational person, lockdown is a situation in which I can truly take stock of the things I have taken for granted in my professional and personal life. It is also a catalyst for reaffirming just how grateful I am for […]

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MMI publishes online wellbeing resources to help the vet team during the pandemic

We are offering a range of online resources, training and sessions in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on mental health. Lisa Quiqley, Mind Matters Manager, commented: “Very understandably there has been a focus on the physical side of COVID-19, but, particularly as we approach Mental Health Awareness Week from Monday 18 […]