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These organisations may be able to offer support to doctors and medical students on a range of issues. Click a purple tag to find organisations for a specific issue, or browse the whole list using the arrows at the bottom of this page.

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The Laura Hyde Foundation

Who they help Healthcare professionals and emergency service workers who are seeking mental health and wellbeing support for themselves or colleagues Type of help provided The Laura Hyde Foundation is…

Medical Schools Council

What they do Formerly the Council of Heads of Medical Schools, the Council aims to: Be a principal source for informed opinion and advice on all matters relating to basic medical education…

Ratford Retreat Centre

Who they help Primarily healthcare professionals Type of help provided Not for profit residential courses held at the centre in Wiltshire, supporting students and qualified doctors on a range of…

Medics’ Money

Who they help All doctors from F1 to Consultant/GP and beyond. Empowering all doctors to make better financial decisions. Type of help provided Free step by step guides and information…

Samaritans

Who they help People who need to speak to someone about their problems. Common reasons people contact Samaritans are: relationship and family problems loss, including loss of a friend or…

DocHealth

Who they help Doctors who are dealing with stress-related anxiety and depression. Issues covered include: Relationship difficulties at work and at home Burnout and work/life balance Bullying or harassment at…

The Louise Tebboth Foundation

Who they help Projects and services which support doctors at risk of suicide and initiatives which assist the bereaved families of doctors who have died by suicide Type of help…

The Cameron Fund

Who they help GPs and/or their dependants. Type of help provided Help with one-off grants/loans,regular ongoing support and student awards for children of beneficiaries. Times that help is provided Mon-Fri,…

The Royal Medical Foundation

Who they help Medical Practitioners and or their families who find themselves in financial hardship. Type of help provided One off grants, regular payments and Educational awards. Times that help…

Sick Doctors Trust

Who they help Doctors and medical students, and their families, suffering any degree of dependence on drugs and alcohol. Type of help provided Empathy and understanding to callers.  Arranging contact…

RCS Confidential Support & Advice Service

Who they help All surgeons and members of the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS). Type of help provided A surgeon-to-surgeon helpline for surgeons facing professional difficulties. The service offers a listening…

Medical Women’s Federation

Who they help Women doctors and women medical students. Type of help provided Advice, information, workshops, lectures and social programmes. How help is provided and by whom They update and…

Doctors’ Support Network

Who they help UK based doctors and medical students with mental health problems.  Problems may include stress, burnout, depression, manic depression, psychoses and eating disorders. Type of help provided Anonymous…

British Doctors and Dentists Group

Who they help Doctors and Dentists who are recovering, or wish to recover from addiction or to dependency on alcohol or other drugs Type of help provided Group meetings. How…

Sci59

Who they help Aimed at foundation 1 and 2 doctors but may also be of interest to newer trainees in specialties and to medical students to confirm career choices, or…

Medical Protection

Who they help Doctors with ethical and legal problems that arise from their clinical practice. Type of help provided A range of discretionary membership benefits including medico-legal advice, legal representation,…

Medical Forum

Who they help Anyone in the medical profession including students, trainees, returners, dentists and vets who need career guidance. Type of help provided Career guidance, coaching, planning, management skills, training,…

Kent, Surrey and Sussex Deanery

Who they help Postgraduate medical and dental students. Type of help provided Training, education and support for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Geographical coverage Kent, Surrey and Sussex Contact details Email:…

Oxford Deanery

Who they help Trainee doctors and dentists in the Oxford Deanery area. Type of help provided Training and education; with a Foundation School and Specialty Schools in General Practice and…

Wales Deanery

Who they help Trainee doctors in Wales.  They also manage the delivery of education and training for doctors more generally in 25 postgraduate medical centres across Wales. Type of help…

Wessex Deanery

Who they help Trainees and educators in the field of medicine. Type of help provided They provide training and education, and have a Foundation School and six Specialty Schools including…

Courses4Doctors

Who they help Doctors of all specialties, SHOs and SpRs Type of help provided Online listings of interview skills and career development courses. The site lists a variety of up…

Doctors.net.uk

Who they help UK registered Doctors in Primary and Secondary care. Type of help provided Members of Doctors.net.uk can access emotional and professional support through online discussion forums on the…

International Doctors in Alcoholics Anonymous

Who they help Doctors seeking to recover from addictions. Type of help provided IDAA strongly supports mainstream Alcoholics Anonymous as the basis for everyone's recovery programme, but recognises that specific…

Bayberry Clinic and Recovery Centre

Who they help Healthcare professionals struggling with substance dependancy and/or mental health difficulties. Type of help provided They are a modified, democratic therapeutic community that offers a specialist and confidential…

Hospital Dr

Who they help Hospital Dr is an online magazine for hospital doctors of all grades. Type of help provided It provides up-to-date news and opinion on the latest developments in the…

Medical Success

Who they help Doctors considering vocations beyond the hospital or the GP's surgery. Type of help provided Careers advice, workshops and conferences. Geographical coverage UK-wide Fee Free careers advice available;…

Royal Society of Medicine

Who they help Doctors of all grades and specialties who hold a UK-recognised medical qualification and students studying medicine at all UK-approved medical schools. Type of help provided Support for…

The Point of Care Foundation

Who they help An an independent charity working to improve patients' experience of care and increase support for the staff who work with them. The Point of Care Foundation helps…

HEE London Professional Support Unit

Who they help All postgraduate doctors and dentists in London holding a London training number (foundation years until CCT) Healthcare professionals between Bands 5 to 8 in a recognised training…

The Medical Defence Union

Who they help Members; doctors and dentists, medical students and other healthcare professionals who need help defending their professional reputations when their clinical performance is called into question. Type of…