The Impossijuggle

2022-08-12,12:00 pm

The Impossijuggle

12:00 pm

12 August 2022


12 August 2022


Are you constantly juggling and dropping the occasional ball? Or do you feel like you're giving your all at home and at work, but feel judged by colleagues or the other parents at the school gate because you're not there enough for your family or your work? Our Fantastic panel discuss what this feels like and how we can change the narrative.

Amanda Boag, Cat Henstridge, Lucy Grieve and Victoria Johnson

Chief Medical Officer IVCEvidensia

Amanda has been a vet since 1998. In the early part of her career she focussed on her clinical speciality of emergency medicine leading the ECC service at the RVC and subsequently being Clinical Director of Vets Now from 2008-2019. She is currently Chief Medical Officer of IVCEvidensia.

She has held a number of leadership roles in the profession including founding President of ECVECC (2014-2018) and RCVS President (2018-2019) and is currently Chair of Trustees of RCVSKnowledge and Treasurer of EBVS

Most importantly she is mum to two amazing girls, Charley and Eilidh (currently 12 and 10 years old), wife to Richard and shares her home with an assortment of dogs, cats, hens and variable other animals!

Cat ‘the Vet’ Henstridge, BVSc, MRCVS

Cat graduated from Bristol University from in 2003 and has worked in small animal first opinion practice ever since.

She has three children between the ages of 11 and 5 and now works part time in a local clinic who are very supportive of her being a working parent but she is fortunate enough to have her extended family living locally to help with the eternal balancing act of family and working life!

Lucy Grieve MA, VetMB, MRCVS

Lucy is an ambulatory vet at Rossdales in Newmarket. She works with all types of horses, from happy hackers through amateur sports horses to elite racehorses. Her main areas of interest are lameness, diagnostic imaging and poor performance, and she is passionate about maximising the welfare of the horse at all times.

Lucy is currently Senior Vice President for the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA), serving as Chair of the Ethics and Welfare Committee, and sitting on the Equestrian Sports Committee.

Victoria Johnson, BVSc, DVR, DipECVDI, MRCVS, RCVS and European Veterinary Specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging

Victoria Johnson graduated from Bristol Veterinary School. After working in mixed practice she completed a three-year diagnostic imaging residency at Glasgow University Veterinary School and became a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging in 2003.

She has lectured and worked around the world, before founding VetCT in 2009. Victoria now leads a growing global team of over 250 people, delivering specialist advice to veterinary teams through VetCT’s teleradiology and teleconsultancy services.

While growing the business with husband Julien, they also grew their family with two gorgeous girls, plus a menagerie of chickens, a tortoise and Harris the dog.