Professional Support & Wellbeing during COVID-19


Getting the right support and information you need during unprecedented times


Here at PSW we want to make sure that you get the right support for the challenges you are currently facing. We are aware that with COVID-19, there will be many more questions you will want answered and so we have put together some COVID-19 FAQs to help guide you to the right place for support. The PSW are still offering 1:1 support virtually by telephone or Skype. 

You can contact us directly by emailing


Urgent help

- Tell someone you trust how you are feeling
- Samaritans (Call 116 123)
- BMA Counselling (Call 0330 123 1245)
- Practitioner Help Programme (text ‘PHP’ to 85258)
- Contact your GP
- Call 999


Webinars - SuppoRTT for Doctors Returning to Work in the Pandemic




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Severn Professional Support and Wellbeing Team

The Severn Professional Support and Wellbeing Team aims to promote trainee well-being and personal development. Our team can provide support and assistance in tackling obstacles or key transitions, whether they be professional or personal.

We understand how stressful and demanding working as a trainee doctor can be, including the effect on our personal lives. This is why we feel a support service for our trainees is crucial.

If you are a trainee wishing to self-refer to the PSW, please see our self-referral form and also see our trainee information pages.

If you are a trainer working with a trainee who would like to access our PSW, please see our referral form. Please also see our trainer information pages.

The PSW are very happy to answer any queries you might have, you can contact the team using the following email

If you have a concern regarding the provision of education and training in your placement, please contact the Quality Team.