Vital statistics: 2021-22

Your donations helped 310 beneficiaries this year

  • 153 doctors and medical students helped in total
  • 157 further family members benefited from our help
  • 73 new beneficiaries this year

£406,454 total financial impact for our beneficiaries

including RMBF grants and state benefits secured by our money advice service

Online support

62 medical students received specialist help from our online student money adviser service

403 visitors to Rightsteps, our online wellbeing resource, this year

DocHealth

Confidential psychotherapy service for all UK doctors, provided by the RMBF and the BMA (visit website)

Over 1,500 doctors have now self-referred to the service

80% presented with significant anxiety
48% presented with significant depression
88% presented with high/very high risk of burnout

396 doctors helped in 2021-22 – highest yearly figure since the service’s launch in 2016

92% would recommend the service to others

Annual report and accounts

For more detailed information, download our annual report and accounts 2021-22 (.pdf)

Research into unmet need

The RMBF is undertaking a project to better understand the levels of unmet need for support among UK doctors and medical students.

Proposal outline (.pdf)