IDF launches mental health service for its members

A new mental health and well-being service for Independent Doctors Federation (IDF) is being offered through a partnership with Priory Private Healthcare. 

The private consultants’ and GPs’ group said the confidential service would be offered at no cost to members and give support including:

 Critical incident support;

 Information services, including citizens advice-based guidance;

 Structured mental health support for a range of issues including bereavement, stress, anxiety, depression, low mood and relationships.

The IDF said it recognised that clinicians often face the same or similar stresses and pressures as their own patients and was committed to supporting its membership. Details on how to access the help are expected soon.