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Doctors' well-being

Tools for change

Links to useful websites with information about drug use, general and mental health conditions, as well as tools for dealing with issues such as stress, career support and promoting positive health behaviours.

The government website offering information and help regarding problems at work including grievances, whistleblowing, mediation, discrimination, bullying and disciplinary procedures.

Comprehensive online physycian health and wellness resource.

Provides helpful, confidential drugs advice. 

Support4Doctors provides access to a wide range of specialist advice and support for doctors and their families. There are also links to organisations that can provide further help.

A website that offers guidance and practical help with management, leadership and career training issues.

The aim of this website is to be a reliable and comprehensive source of health and disease information, mainly aimed at the UK general public. However health professionals and people from outside the UK may also find Patient UK a useful resource. The PatientPlus section is likely to be of particular interest to health professionals.

A free online service providing the best available research on Occupational Medicine in an easy to read format for employees, employers, treaters and insurers.

This resource shows you new ways to approach wellbeing, through learning to harness your natural creativity. Explore over a hundred creative activities, together with insights into their wellbeing benefits.

The mental health section of the Royal College of Psychiatrist’s website is an excellent source of information; from fact sheets on specific mental health issues, and supporting someone with a mental health condition to training to become a mental health professional.

Information and advice from the GMC for doctors who have concerns about their own health.



External website links

The BMA makes no warranties, representations or undertakings about any content including, without limitation, any as to the quality, accuracy, completeness or fitness for any particular purpose of such content of any external websites.

Furthermore, the BMA does not endorse or approve the content of any such websites, nor will the BMA have any liability in connection with any of them including, but not limited to, liability arising out of any allegation that the content of any such websites infringes any law or the rights of any person or entity.

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Mental health on BMA Communities

More and more, doctors are opening up about their own experiences and sharing their perspective on mental illness, which is more common than you might think.

Visit the mental health section on BMA communities

Read personal stories about doctors who've battled with mental illness

Dealing with difficult behaviours at work

Learn how to effectively and constructively manage behaviours that can have a negative impact within the workplace.

Find out how to manage

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