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New research report reveals mental health strain on veterinary professionals

The Veterinary Council of Ireland (VCI), the statutory body responsible for regulating the veterinary professions, has published a new research report examining the mental health of veterinary professionals in Ireland.The research was conducted in collaboration with the HSE National Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP) and the National Suicide Research Foundation (NSRF) in April 2021. Click […]

Burnout Is Driving Veterinarians to Suicide, and Dallas Has a Major Veterinarian Shortage

Nationwide, veterinarians have a significantly higher risk of dying by suicide than other professionals. Compared with the general public, male veterinarians are 2.1 times more likely to take their own lives, while female vets are 3.5 times more likely. Click here to read the full article

Article in Vet Times: Work to do, but positives seen in workforce well-being research

Research conducted by VET Festival and Veterinary Management Group shows 76% across professions describe well-being as “reasonable” or “very good”, with progress made on supporting practice staff. Click here to read the full article

Article in Vet Times: Report highlights ongoing concerns with well-being across the veterinary profession

Vets4Pets Project Listen report shows almost half of veterinary professionals are struggling with work-life balance while 40% described personal well-being as “not that good” or “poor”. Click here to read the full article

Study – Workplace stressors and reasonable adjustments for autistic veterinary professionals

This study by the University of Nottingham School of Veterinary Medicine and Science aims to explore workplace stressors affecting the autistic veterinary community to inform the design and implementation of reasonable adjustments in the workplace. Read more on the Vets In Mind App: Apple Android

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