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NHS GP Health Service

Updated on 31 August 2017, 480 views

NHS GP Health Service

A world-first nationally funded service for GPs and GP trainees suffering mental ill-health and addiction is now available. The NHS GP Health Service provides free, confidential specialist mental health support for a range of conditions including:

· Common and more complex mental health conditions

· Mental health conditions relating to physical health

· Substance misuse including support for community detoxification

· Rehabilitation and support to return to work after a period of mental ill-health.

GPs and GP trainees can self-refer through a regional network of experienced clinicians and therapists across 13 areas in England.

This service was a commitment from NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens and in the General Practice Forward View.

More information including how to access the service is available at: http://gphealth.nhs.uk/

 

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