Wellbeing & Health Resources

The Foundation team is always available to support you - please get in touch with any concerns.  This page contains a collection of  additional resources that you may find  helpful.

Employee Assistance Programme

The Employee Assistance Programme is a free resource you can use as a Foundation Doctor and employee of MFT.  Using the freephne number or app, you can access a variety of mental health and wellbeing resources, including confidential counselling sessions if needed.  The service is paid for by Mancheter Foundation Trust and is available to you and immediate members of your family.

Employee Health & Wellbeing  (Occupational Health)

Employee Health and Wellbeing (Occupational Health at MFT) – the EHW service can help with a range of issues including medical, psychological and musculoskeletal problems.  They can be contacted by email: ehw@mft.nhs.uk or telephone: Oxford Road Campus - 0161 276 4289; Wythenshawe Site - 0161 291 4209.

General Practitioner

GP – all trainees should register with a GP who can be a valuable source of help.  To find a local GP use the NHS website 

NHS Practitioner Health Programme

The Practitioner Health Programme offers free, confidential support for doctors with mental health or addiction problems.  Visit the website to register and get help.

HENW Training Support Network

Health Education England North West has a Trainee Support Network section of its website dedicated to health and wellbeing matters  https://www.nwpgmd.nhs.uk/TSN.  It maintains a list of helpful links.

Bereavement support 

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If you have been affected by a recent bereavement, whether a friend, family member or colleague, you may find this list of bereavement support resources helpful.

Other resources

Click on the picture for a list of resources with links covering many aspects of mental and physical health and wellbeing.  Browse them - you may find something helpful.