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 also 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 for a life-threatening emergency

PSW Webinars

The Professional Support & Wellbeing team (Working across the SW) would like to invite you to join our free Wellbeing and Support Webinars. Please register by clicking on this link or the QR code. The sessions include:

  • Sustaining your wellbeing and knowing where to go for support
    • Tuesday 7th April 7:30pm
    • Tuesday 14th April 7:30pm
    • Tuesday 21st April 7:30pm
  • Guided Relaxation
    • Thursday 9th April 7:00pm
    • Thursday 16th April 7:00pm
    • Thursday 23rd April 7:00pm

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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.