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Practitioner Health Programme

Practitioner Health is a free, confidential NHS service for doctors and dentists across England with mental illness and addiction problems, who are working or looking to return to clinical practice. 


DocHealth is a confidential, not for profit, psychotherapeutic consultation service for all doctors

Sources of Financial Aid

Various charities which support medical professionals in financial difficulty.

BMA Wellbeing Services

The BMA have a range of resources, including psychological support and ideas of reasonable adjustments that can be made in the workplace or during training. 

They also have a page with useful questionnaires if you feel you are experiencing symptoms of burnout or drinking too much for example. 

Tea & Empathy

Online peer support network of >4,500 NHS staff (mainly doctors) - aiming to foster an atmosphere of compassion and support throughout the NHS. You can post anonymously or openly in the main public group, regional closed groups or secret groups for addictions, mistakes and LGBT staff.

Doctors' Support Network

Peer support network for doctors with mental health concerns - with regular meetings around the UK, a newsletter and an e-mail forum. 


There are multiple sources for support depending on your individual situation and how you prefer to access it. Please do contact me if there's something you're looking for and can't find it. 

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