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19 Mar 2024

Acute & General Medicine joins forces with Doctors in Distress to support healthcare professionals.

Acute & General Medicine joins forces with Doctors in Distress to support healthcare professionals.

In a significant development aimed at enhancing mental health support for all healthcare professionals, Acute & General Medicine has forged a strategic partnership with Doctors in Distress! We are thrilled to announce this partnership, marking a pivotal moment in the ongoing effort to address the critical issue of physician well-being within the medical community. 

Doctors in Distress is a UK based independent charity that promotes and protects the mental health of all healthcare workers and prevents suicides in the medical profession. Through their initiatives focused on awareness, education, and access to resources, Doctors in Distress is instrumental in fostering a culture of support and resilience within the medical profession.  

Doctors in Distress objectives:  

  • To promote and protect the mental health of health professionals and prevent suicide. 

  • To reduce stigma around mental health in the health sector  

  • To promote a duty of care by employers for the mental health of health workers 

  • To develop and provide initiatives/interventions to promote & protect the mental health of all health workers. 

Acute & General Medicine is delighted to form this partnership, reinforcing our dedication to promoting and supporting the health and well-being of all healthcare professionals. As part of this partnership, Doctors in Distress will play a vital role in delivering sessions at Acute & General Medicine 2024, as well as featuring in our newsletter; bringing you up to date news around their work and how to access vital resources and support.  

To find out more about Doctors in Distress, you can visit them at the Doctors in Distress website.  

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