Useful Links

General Medical Links

Support Organisations

The Doctors' Support Network (DSN) is a fully confidential, friendly self-help group for doctors with mental health concerns.

The HHP Wales helpline is a new face to face counselling service for all doctors in Wales.

Medical Charities’ Portal launched to highlight financial help available to struggling doctors


NHS and Local Health Board

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board serves an estimated population of over 639,000, approximately 21% of the total Welsh population.

Supporting NHS Wales by creating a dedicated shared services organisation with a distinct identity.

NHS Direct Wales is a health advice and information service available 24 hours a day, every day. For patients' safety, all calls are recorded.

Community Pharmacy Wales (CPW)

Community Pharmacy Wales (CPW) represents all Wales based pharmacies who deliver NHS services in every community on behalf of the Welsh Assembly Government (WAG) and its agencies.

Aneurin Bevan Community Health Council

Health service watchdogs for Gwent

Velindre NHS Trust



Local/National Organisations

The General Practitioners Committee Wales (GPCW) represents all general practitioners in Wales and has the autonomy to deal with all matters exclusive to Wales.

British Medical Association (BMA)

The British Medical Association (BMA) is the trade union and professional body for doctors in the UK.

They help to protect patients and improve medical education and practice in the UK by setting standards for students and doctors. They support them in achieving and exceeding those standards, and take action when they are not met.

Support for medical professionals and organisations in improving the delivery of healthcare. We do this by publishing new academic research, providing professional development solutions and creating new information-analysis tools.

Professional membership body and guardian of standards for family doctors in the UK, working to promote excellence in primary healthcare.



Medical benevolent charity supporting general practitioners and their dependents.

The LMC Buying Groups Federation comprises 48 LMC Buying Groups across England, Wales and Northern Ireland that have been set up to help GP practices save money on the products and services they regularly buy.