Select location
Membership information
0800 561 9000
Medicolegal advice
0800 561 9090
Menu
Refine my search

Mental health and doctors [video]

Post date: 01/12/2016

The information within this article was correct at the time of publishing. Last updated 18/05/2020

An MPS survey showed that 85% of doctors have experienced mental health issues, commonly stress (75%) and anxiety (49%). Dr Gordon McDavid, medicolegal adviser at Medical Protection, along with Dr Mike Peters from the BMA Doctors for Doctors unit, and Dr Clare Gerada, Medical Director of the NHS Practitioner Health Programme, discuss how mental health issues can affect doctors, and what sources of help are available to them. 

Share this article

Share
Load more reviews
Rating

You've already submitted a review for this item

|
New site feature tour

Introducing an improved
online experience

You'll notice a few things have changed on our website. After asking our members what they want in an online platform, we've made it easier to access our membership benefits and created a more personalised user experience.

Why not take our quick 60-second tour? We'll show you how it all works and it should only take a minute.

Take the tour Continue to site

Medicolegal advice
0800 561 9090
Membership information
0800 561 9000

Key contact details

Should you need to contact us, our phone numbers are always visible.

Personalise your search

We'll save your profession in the "I am a..." dropdown filter for next time.

Tour completed

Now you've seen all of the updated features, it's time for you to try them out.

Continue to site
Take again