Welfare Resources

 

 

UK National Welfare Services

The wellbeing of healthcare students and professionals is hugely important. The services referenced below are unaffiliated, but individuals may find them to be helpful resources with relevant information for various aspects which may affect wellbeing.

If you have health needs, then we encourage you to access your GP or call NHS 111 for personal advice.

 

Bullying

 

Organisation/charity Phone number Link
Bullying UK Helpline – 0808 800 2222
Family Lives Head Office – 020 7553 3080
Bullying UK
TUC Trade Union Congress – 020 7636 4030 TUC
British Medical Association N/A BMA – Bullying and harassment

 

Listening Services

 

Organisation/charity Phone number Link
The Samaritans 08457909090
Contact a Samaritan 116 123
Samaritans UK
BMA Wellbeing Support Services 0330 123 1245 BMA counselling

 

Domestic Violence

 

Organisation/charity Phone number Link
Women’s Aid 0808 2000 247 Women’s Aid

 

Drug and Alcohol-Help, Advice and Guidance

 

Organisation/charity Phone number Link
Talk to Frank 0300 123 6600
Text 82111
FRANK national helpline
0800 776600
Talk to Frank
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) 0845 7697555
National Hotline
0800 9177 650
Alcoholics Anonymous
Email General Services: gso@alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk
Email Hotline: help@aamail.org
Crime Stoppers For Drug related crime
0800 555111
Crime Stoppers

 

Careers

 

Organisation/charity Phone number Link
National Careers Service 0800 100 900 Careers Service
Health Careers 0345 60 60 655
Monday-Friday 9am-5:30pm
Health Careers
Email: advice@healthcareers.nhs.uk

 

Employment

 

Organisation/charity Phone number Link
Direct Gov N/A Direct Gov

 

Money-Debt Management

 

Organisation/charity Phone number Link
The Money Advice Service 0300 500 5000 Money Advice contact us
Gov.uk N/A Gov UK advice
Money Supermarket 01244 665700 Money Supermarket

 

General Advice & Guidance

 

Organisation/charity Phone number Link
Citizen Advice Bureau Adviceline 03444 111 444
Text relay 03444 111 445
Citizens Advice

 

Benefits

 

Organisation/charity Phone number Link
Benefit Enquiry Line 0800 88 22 00 Gov UK – Benefits
Disability Living Allowance Enquiry Line 0845 7123456 N/A
The Department for Work and Pensions Pension Service
Pension services information:
Telephone: 0800 731 0469
Textphone: 0800 731 0464Disability Service Center
Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
Telephone: 0800 121 4433
Textphone: 0800 121 4493
Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
Born after 8 April 1948
Telephone: 0800 121 4600
Textphone: 0800 121 4523
Born on or before 8 April 1948
Telephone: 0800 731 0122
Textphone: 0800 731 0317
Attendance Allowance (AA)
Telephone: 0800 731 0122
Textphone: 0800 731 0317
DWP
Tax Credits 0345 300 3900 Gov UK – Tax Credits
Age UK 0800 678 1602 Age UK Benefits
Citizens Advice Bureau 03444 111 444 Citizens Advice – Benefits