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Mind Matters Initiative Taskforce

The Mind Matters Initiative Taskforce meets to discuss the project and its progress, acting as a sounding board for ideas, a facilitative group for promotion and communication, and providing assistance and services (either in kind or financially). The Taskforce typically meets twice a year.


  • Rosie Allister – Vetlife
  • Izzie Arthur – Association of Veterinary Students (AVS) 
  • Liz Barton – Society of Practising Veterinary Surgeons (SPVS)
  • John Chitty – British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA)
  • Susan Dawson – Veterinary Schools Council - Chair
  • Daniella Dos Santos – British Veterinary Association (BVA)
  • Alice Faulds - Recent graduate
  • Jo Hinde - British Veterinary Nursing Association (BVNA)
  • Lizzie Lockett – Mind Matters Initiative Director, RCVS CEO
  • Ruth Mackay – Veterinary Management Group (VMG)
  • Lisa Quigley – Mind Matters Initiative Manager
  • Stuart Reid – Veterinary Schools Council
  • Nichola Saunders – Veterinary Defence Society (VDS)


Lisa Quigley (T 020 7050 1248, E