NHS GP Health Service - England
The NHS GP Health Service is a new confidential NHS service for GPs and GP trainees in England. It has been launched as part of the of the GP Forward View programme of commitments. It will run in parallel to primary care performer occupational health services commissioned by CCG (clinical commissioning groups) under NHS England’s national service specification. Launched on 31 January 2017, The NHS GP Health Service can help with issues relating to a mental health concern, including stress or depression, or an addiction problem, where these might affect a GP’s work. Operating on a self-referral basis, it is provided by health professionals specialising in mental health support to doctors and is available in various locations across England. Access the service by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 0300 0303 300. Availability is from 8am – 8pm Monday to Friday and 8am – 2pm Saturday. Please note the service is not for emergency or crisis issues. These should be directed to mainstream NHS services.
For further information about the service, visit the dedicated web page http://www.gphealth.nhs.uk/