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October/November 2014 (vol. 11/3)

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Practitioner Health Programme

Successes, challenges and future plans

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The Practitioner Health Programme is a pioneering health service for London-based doctors, focusing on mental ill health and problems with addiction. The service was launched in 2008 and we now look at the success of the model and report on plans for possible expansion into other geographical areas.

SINCE its launch in 2008, the NHS Practitioner Health Programme (PHP) – a confidential health service for London-based doctors and dentists focusing on mental ill health and addiction problems – has seen over 1,200 practitioner-patients, and demand for its…

 Rebecca Ghani is news and features writer at Occupational Health [at Work]. 

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Occupational Health at Work October/November 2014 (vol. 11/3) pp15-21

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