The RCVS has launched the Leadership Library, designed to support the development of leadership skills within the veterinary profession.

The College says the online library, which is free to access, aims to encourage people to develop their leadership skills, regardless of what stage of their career they are at.

The Library has a range of materials that learners can work through at their own pace, including presentations, interviews, videos, blogs, articles and webinars on key leadership topics such as Delegation Skills, Difficult Conversations and Inclusive Leadership.

The RCVS Leadership Team will be adding more content to the library, and the profession will have opportunities to suggest topics that they would like to learn more about.

Gurpreet Gill, RCVS Leadership and Inclusion Manager, said: “In terms of veterinary CPD, importance often tends to be placed more on clinical and technical capabilities, but leadership skills are a critical aspect of every veterinary practice and organisation.

“It is also assumed that leadership is a condition of status or position, but this is not necessarily the case.

"Leadership is an everyday practice that is applicable to everyone, regardless of their role.

"The Leadership Library provides learning opportunities for anyone looking to develop and reflect on their leadership skills, which will also count towards the annual CPD requirement.”

The Leadership Library can be accessed now from

PS: Whilst you're here, take a moment to see our latest job opportunities for vet nurses.