ABSTRACT: A social media discussion prompted an RVN to try to raise awareness on the mental health issues and struggles some Veterinary Nurses face, and how the support of management teams and fellow team members can make a difference.


Lynette Bonnema RVN, DipVN, ISFM Cert FN, ISFM DipFN

Lynette qualified with honors in 2000 from the Onderstepoort Veterinary Faculty in South Africa. She has been working in the UK on and off for 9 years and is currently based in Scotland. She has completed the ISFM Certificate and Diploma in advanced feline nursing. She is a passionate feline nurse and an artist in her spare time.

Email: lynbonn@googlemail.com

To cite this article: Veterinary Nursing Journal • VOL 32 (03) • March 2017 pp63-65

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