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New helpline set up by doctors for doctors

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: (Published 19 October 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:854
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. London

    A new confidential and anonymous helpline run voluntarily by doctors has been set up for doctors in England.

    The Doctors' SupportLine offers informal support for doctors with any concerns–from burnout, depression, and anxiety to work difficulties and family worries. It has been set up jointly by the charity Primary Care Mental Health and Education and the self help group Doctors' Support Network, with a grant …

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