Representation, Support and Education

GROUPS AND ASSOCIATIONS

SESSIONAL GPs

RURAL GPs

DEEP END GPs

General Practitioners at the Deep End" work in 100 general practices serving the most socio-economically deprived populations in Scotland. Further information on the deep end website.

First5® GP

SUPPORT

There are a number of sources of support for First5 GPs listed on the regional sections of this site.

BMA DOCTORS FOR DOCTORS

For help, counselling and personal support, Doctors for Doctors can give you access to peaking to a counsellor or a Doctor Advisor, including help with stress, bullying, GMC issues, relationship issues, alcohol, substance abuse, debt and depression. More information is available on the Doctors for Doctors Website

DOCTORS SUPPORT NETWORK

As they say on their website:  As doctors we are used to supporting patients' health and well being, but we often neglect our own. Doctors have among the highest rate of mental health problems of any profession, but often feel isolated and unsupported. The Doctors' Support Network aims to provide support, reduce stigma, and campaign for better services for doctors with a range of mental health problems

ROYAL MEDICAL BENEVOLENT FUND

The RMBF's support includes bespoke financial support where there is a need due to illness, accident, bereavement or disability, specialist money and debt management advice , grants and loans to help with costs such as vehicle or home adaptations for those with disabilities and support for refugee doctors retraining in the UK. More information: http://www.rmbf.org/