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Wellbeing Support 

We have bespoke wellbeing packs depending on where you are training, take a look to access resources and gain the support you need in your area:

East Midlands - wellbeing support pack

West Midlands - wellbeing support pack

East of England - wellbeing support pack

North West - wellbeing support pack

South West - wellbeing support pack

Thames Valley - wellbeing support pack

Yorkshire and Humber - wellbeing support pack


Our Duty To You

There may be times during your training when you need to access wellbeing support. As your employer, we can help you during your time of need. 

We promote a positive, enabling attitude towards both current and new colleagues-in-training facing wellbeing difficulties, striving to ensure that you feel safe when sharing your concerns with us and have access to advice and counselling as early as possible.



External Support and Resources

Gambling Addiction Support

Guidance on Improving Sleep & Preparing for Night Shifts

Working at night is an essential part of providing a comprehensive 24-hour service to patients in the NHS. Howeber, night work requires doctors to remain awake and alert when physiologically programmed to be asleep.

Click here for tips, information and resources that could help you working at night.

Maximus Service

The Maximus Access to Work Mental Health Support Service is funded by the Department for Work and Pensions. The service is designed to improve wellbeing at work and provides valuable resources related to anxiety, depression, stress, loneliness and more.

You can also find a range of other useful wellbeing resources to support you below:

Menopause Support

The menopause can be associated with many physical and emotional changes for women, and this can make it a challenging and complicated time.

Menopause Support has launched a guidance booklet “Understanding Menopause” to support women to better understand and navigate Menopause.

Employee Assistance Programme

Our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) is a staff advice, information & counselling service that covers a range of areas including; Legal, financial, family, stress and work. Call 0300 131 2067 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

Access code: STHKWELL

Practitioner Health Programme

The Practitioner Health Programme (PHP) is a free, confidential NHS service which specialises in supporting those experiencing mental health and addiction problems and looking to return to clinical practice. Visit NHS Practitioner Health today.

Financial Support

If you are looking for support during financial hardship or are seeking advice, then please visit the following services who provide support in times of financial need: 

The Cameron Fund

Royal Medical Benevolent Fund

You can also call Money Advice Helpline on 0800 4480 826


Join a vast network of qualified psychological practitioners offering free and confidential psychological support services for people working in the NHS and frontline services within the UK.

For more information, visit Fronline-19 

Doctors Support Groups 

Both Doc Health and Doctors Support Group are in place to support doctors who need it.

A confidential, non-profit, psychotherapeutic consultation service for all doctors.


 The Doctors Support Group (DSG) aims to assist doctors and dentists who need jelp when coping with enormous stresses and difficulties.

Wellbeing Apps

There are a number of free Wellbeing Apps available
for all NHS staff to access, including:

#StayAlive, which helps you to stay safe during a crisis and

Unmind, which empowers you to proactively improve your Wellbeing.

For the most up to date list of free apps for NHS colleagues, visit NHS Practitioner Health

Alcohol and Substance Misuse

For medical professionals seeking advice on issues relating to alcohol or substance misuse, please find support from the below organisations:

British Dr's and Dentists Group

Sick Doctor's Trust 


The Good Grief Trust is in place to support those who have been affected by a sudden bereavement.

If you are in need of support, advice and/or guidance please contact the Good Grief Trust:

Call: 0800 2600 400

Visit: Good Grief Trust website