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Stress in new graduates: can the profession do more to help?
  1. R. E. W. Halliwell1,
  2. M. Downes2,
  3. V. J. Adams3,
  4. R. Allister1,
  5. W. Harrison4,
  6. R. J. Mellanby1 and
  7. R. S. Dean2
  1. 1The Roslin Institute and The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Division of Veterinary Clinical Studies, University of Edinburgh, Hospital for Small Animals, Easter Bush Veterinary Centre, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9RG, UK e-mail:
  2. 2Centre for Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus, College Road, Loughborough LE12 5RD, UK
  3. 3Vet Epi, White Cottage, Dickleburgh, Norfolk IP21 4NT, UK
  4. 4School of Public Health, Imperial College London, St Mary's Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK


Richard Halliwell and colleagues believe that it can, on the basis of a survey they conducted to assess the incidence of poor mental health and wellbeing in recent veterinary graduates, and workplace factors that might be associated with this.

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