Office hours

The RMBF office will be closed over the Christmas period from 24th December 2020, and will re-open on 4th January 2020.

Please note that from 21st-24th December, we will have very limited staff availability.

Contacting us

If you are a doctor or medical student in need of support, you can still get in touch with us – we will try to answer all phone and email messages as soon as possible in the New Year.

For all other enquiries, please email [email protected].

More support

If you or those you know are having difficulties and need someone to talk to during the Christmas period, please find details below for a number of helpline services that operate throughout the festive season. There are also more organisations that can help listed here.

BMA wellbeing support services
Confidential support helplines for doctors and medical students

Confidential support for people who need to speak to someone, provided by trained volunteers. Can help with many issues including mental health, stress, depression, illness and addiction

Cruse Bereavement Care
Support, advice and information for bereaved people, via phone and face to face

Macmillan Cancer Support
Support via phone, plus information and an online community, for people affected by cancer

Information and advice on mental health, including support via phone (except bank holidays)