If in crisis call 111 / 999
Samaritans helpline – 116 123 www.samaritans.org
Text “SHOUT” to 85258
Resources Specifically For Doctors
Practitioner Health Programme
Practitioner Health have teamed up with SHOUT to create a confidential 24/7 text service for PH patients.
If in crisis – Text NHSPH to 85258
“The NHS Practitioner Health Programme is an award winning, free and confidential NHS service for doctors and dentists with issues relating to a mental health concern or addiction problem, in particular where these might affect their work. Where the patient suffers an associated physical health problem our team will signpost to appropriate NHS services and may be able to offer some case management.”
BMA Support service
BMA Counselling and Peer Support Service
Royal College of Psychiatrists
Association of Anaesthetists
Royal College of Surgeons England
You can also contact the Surgeon to Surgeon Helpline/ CSAS on 020 7869 6221
Most NHS Trusts offer access to Occupational Health Services. In the community the Clinical Commissioning Group may also have access to local services.
DocHealth is a confidential, not for profit, psychotherapeutic consultation service for all doctors. Although located in London the service is open to all doctors in the UK.
Intensive Care Society
The ICS has produced a number of posters on wellbeing at work and specifically during Covid-19.
Royal Medical Benevolent Fund
“The RMBF provides support for doctors and their families through all stages of their career and beyond. Our help ranges from financial assistance in the form of grants and loans to a telephone befriending scheme for those who may be isolated and in need of support.
Tea and Empathy Facebook Page
Coaching and mentoring through HEE or Royal Colleges
Coaching and mentoring services are often available through local Health Education England / NES offices.
Doctors support network
Addiction Resources for Doctors
http://sick-doctors-trust.co.uk/ – Helpline: 0370 444 5163
http://www.bddg.org/ – peer support group
Public Health England
For up to date advice and resources during Covid-19
Every Mind Matters
NHS website with mental health support specific to Covid-19 and links to resources
Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)
0800 58 58 58
Improving access to psychological services (IAPT)
Can self-refer online for psychological therapies in many areas
Online resources for depression and anxiety
Relate Relationship Counselling
Maytree suicide support service
Maytree Suicide Support Service is a registered charity supporting people in suicidal crisis in a non-medical setting. If you or someone you know could benefit from a one-off stay in a safe and confidential space then please call Maytree today on 0207 263 7070 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Get self help
Online CBT worksheets
Moodgym online cbt
Centre for clinical interventions
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