Representation and Education

Wellbeing support in the veterinary profession

Our profession finds itself in especially challenges circumstances right now, and BCVA wants to remind members that there are some invaluable resources to support your mental health.  

Vetlife provides a 24/7 phone and email helpline, professional mental health support, financial assistance, information and resources. You can call the confidential helpline - 0303 040 2551 - or send an anonymous email

Mind Matters aims to improve the mental health and wellbeing of those in the veterinary team, including students, veterinary nurses, veterinary surgeons and practice managers. Training events have been postponed until September due to COVID-19, however there are useful resources online. (Mind Matters is not your first port of call if you are in need of immediate help. If that is the case, please call the Vetlife Helpline).  


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