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 work
  • Communication difficulties
  • Adjustment difficulties
  • Examination stress
  • Inquiry/clinical incident stress
  • Trauma past or present
  • Bereavement/loss

Type of help provided

The doctor using DocHealth will have an opportunity to explore difficulties, both professional and personal, with senior clinicians who have the collective experience of treating over 2000 doctors in the last 20 years. For doctors living a considerable distance from London the service is are able to offer, after the initial face-to-face consultation, further consultations by skype.

How help is provided and by whom

The service offers up to six face to face individual sessions with medically qualified Consultant Psychotherapists, flexibly applied, with expert signposting to longer term support and liaison with other health services where needed.

DocHealth is exclusively self-referral, with no report writing unless specifically requested by the doctor using the service.

It is supported by the RMBF and the British Medical Association (BMA).

Geographical coverage



Fees are based on a sliding scale in relation to the grade and circumstances of the doctor.

Contact details

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 020 7383 6533 (confidential direct line)

BMA House
Tavistock Square
London WC1H 9JP