If you’re in need of advice or support, we’d firstly recommend speaking to your allocated TPD or one of the team in the GP admin office. You’re always welcome to pop in, but you can also call 01793 604020 (ext 4424) or email:

For urgent help, you can contact:

– BMA Wellbeing (Call 0330 123 1245)

– Practitioner Health (text ‘PHP’ to 85258)

– NHS confidential staff support line – (Call 0300 131 7000)

Other sources of support include:

Severn Deanery Professional Support and Wellbeing– personal and professional support and development for postgraduate learners across NHS England South West- lots of support available

RCGP (GP wellbeing page) – various help and support available

WARD – Well And Resilient Doctors – organised peer support group and well-being service for doctors run by doctors

If you have been out of training for 3 months or more (for example, for maternity leave, longterm sickness, time out of programme etc), find more information HERE about the Supported Return to Training (SuppoRTT) scheme.

Further resources and support for international medical graduates can be found via:

Severn Deanery webpage

Trainee Handbook (Preparing for Life as a South West Trainee)

Or by emailing the IMG support network: