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Resources for mental health and well-being 

Resources for medical professionals


NHS Practitioner Health

Practitioner Health is a free, confidential NHS primary care mental health and addiction service with expertise in treating healthcare professionals.

For more information and to access the service go to

Telephone: 0300 0303 300 / email:

There is more information about Practitioner Health here:  


The BMA offers Counselling and peer support for doctors and medical students

Confidential 24/7 counselling and peer support services open to all doctors and medical students on 0330 123 1245 or via the online portal.


NHS Employers information regarding access to well-being apps


NHSEI offers the resources below

NHSE Health & Wellbeing for primary care

Looking after you too - coaching support for all primary care staff

Looking after your team - coaching support for those who lead, manage or organise a team or group in primary care

Follow this link Primary Care Coaching – Link to Assets to a range of resources, including social media assets, a video, PDF case studies and posters, website and email banners

NHSEI has funded the development and ongoing delivery of a mental health and wellbeing hub to support staff who work in West Yorkshire & Harrogate HCP organisations – free of charge, across all sectors. The hub brings together individual therapeutic services with mechanisms and services that emphasise prevention and developing a culture of wellbeing including a team of psychologists and psychological therapists trained to deal with trauma, stress and burnout; depression and anxiety. 


E-Learning for Health Training Modules - Looking after yourself


Academy of Medical Royal Colleges advice regarding sleep, developed during the Coronavirus outbreak


The Royal College of Nurses has guidance on supporting your mental wellbeing.


Resilient Practice raises awareness of the importance of personal resilience in modern life and includes a Resilience Gap Analysis Tool and opportunities to improve self-awareness. 


Joyful Doctor provides free support resources for doctors and medical students. 


Resources for staff

NHS Employers has developed resources to support staff wellbeing


Resources for the general public

An NHS website for Humber and North Yorkshire will help people find the right support if they are struggling with mental health issues. Let's Get Better provides people with a range of resources that are relevant to where they live, and signposts to national organisations that can offer further advice and support.


Qwell for Men is a safe and confidential online space for men to share experiences and gain support from a community or qualified professionals. They can join online peer support communities, access self-help materials or engage in drop-in or booked one-to-one online chat sessions with experienced counsellors. The service has been commissioned by Humber, Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership and is available to men living in North Yorkshire, York, Hull, East Riding, North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire. The online service can be accessed by visiting



There are some good wellbeing apps available that could be valuable to you whilst working in healthcare. 

SilverCloud (use access code: NHS2020), Headspace and cbtclinics

App for Mindfulness - an app for positive mental health training from the Positive Mental Health Foundation

Talkspace - Free therapy for impacted health workers

Clementine App - Hypnotherapy Sessions - here are 3 new hypnotherapy sessions designed with the help of ICU nurses for careworkers


May 2023

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