Careers & Wellbeing Support

The transition from medical student to foundation training can be exciting but also daunting.  While we work with our partner trusts to provide support, we also recognise that people often have specific and individual needs.   

In addition to the support, you can access in your employing trust from your medical education team and your educational/clinical supervisor, the following external resources are also available:  

The Professional Development/professional support unit can provide a wealth of support to include wellbeing management, coaching and careers advice.  

As a foundation doctor, you will also have free, confidential access to Practitioner Health,  an NHS primary care mental health and addiction service with expertise in treating health professionals. 

Wellbeing resources  

KSS wellbeing resources and information can be found here

The GMC have published a useful wellbeing resources page on their website 

Free and confidential mental health support can be accessed through the staff mental health and wellbeing hubs 

For expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental wellbeing, NHS UK every mind matters

Careers resources 

NHS careers resources and guidance, health careers 

Foundation career planning, resources and guidance,

London HEE careers unit foundation-doctors

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