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Young Vet Network
Finding a balance

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Young Vet Network member Laura Parish is a working mother, so is well placed to offer some advice to veterinary mums who are thinking of getting back to work.

Did you know that only about 20 per cent of new veterinary graduates are male? The demographic of the profession has changed over the past 20 years, so that, in the 2010 RCVS survey of the profession, the average age of a female vet was 38, and that of a male vet was 53. We are moving toward being a profession of young women, …

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