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SUICIDE in the veterinary profession is a difficult subject but ‘if we don't talk about it, it's not something that we are going to fix’, said Rosie Allister, speaking at BSAVA congress in Birmingham on April 4.

Ms Allister (right), a qualified vet who is currently studying mental health and wellbeing among newly qualified veterinary surgeons, delivered a series of lectures as part of the psychology in practice stream. She explained that mental health was a ‘big issue’ and that studies had …

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