Practitioner health was set up for GPs in 2016 and has now been extended to encompass all doctors and dentists (including final year students and recently retired doctors). The service can help with issue relating to mental health including;
- Stress or anxiety
- Depression or an addiction problem
The service is free and confidential, and can be accessed through a self referral.
Telephone number; 0300 0303 300 (Monday - Friday, 8am - 8pm and Saturday 8am - 2pm).
A form can also be found on the website at https://www.practitionerhealth.nhs.uk/accessing-the-service