Office hours

The RMBF office in Wimbledon will be closed over the Christmas period from 25th December 2019, and will re-open on 2nd January 2020.

Please note that on 23rd & 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 endeavour to answer all phone and email messages as soon as possible in the New Year.

More support

If you or those you know are experiencing difficulties and are in need of 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 wider sources of specialist support listed here.

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

Samaritans
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
Website

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

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

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