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Welcome to the Torbay page

Below you'll find lots of information to help you get the support and advice you need whilst working in Torbay


URgent Help

- Tell someone you trust how you are feeling
Samaritans (Call 116 123)
BMA Wellbeing (Call 0330 123 1245) - open to non members
Practitioner Health (text ‘PHP’ to 85258)
NHS confidential staff support line - (Call 0300 131 7000)
- Contact your GP



Happy to be a listening ear of support, help with problems and signpost to other services. 

Find us at one of our workshops, stop us in the corridors or drop us an email.

Click here to see a list of current WARD reps and their bios

Email us at


Work and Education

Your first port of call for education and work issues should be your educational supervisor or clinical supervisor.   


There are some amazing pastoral tutors you can contact here:


Your ADME for support is: 
Maria Saunders (Consultant, Gastroenterology): or via secretary on: 01803 654984

F1 TPD: Philip Reilly (Consultant, Paediatrics):
F2 TPD: Nadia Khatib (Consultant, Sexual Health & HIV):

The Less Than Full Time (LTFT) representative is Marie Jasim:

The Mess welfare reps are:
Maddy -
Niamh -
Ram –

Junior Doctor Representative Committee

(Chair: Marie Jasim)

Supported return to work champion:


International Medical Graduates

The Consultant lead is: Dr Indranil Dey (Consultant, Paediatrics):

Trainee support representative for IMGs: Dr Jedrzej Krawczyk:

HEE Differential Attainment fellow: Dr Bijal O’Gara (ST6 Anaesthetics): bijal.o’

IMG network info: / Insta @imgsouthwest / Twitter @network_img /
Facebook IMG Network South West


Occupational Health

Their role is to minimise work-related ill-health and to maximise good general health in the workplace. They act as professional advisers to both employees and managers. Their team consists of specialist doctors, nurses and counsellors, who are here to offer professional, confidential and impartial advice about your health, safety and wellbeing.

You can find out more by looking at the staff intranet pages or calling · Occupational Health: 01803 653489


The Guardians

Guardian of Safe working practice  - TBC


The Guardian is responsible for championing safe working and protecting the safe guards outlined in the 2016 contract for junior doctors and dentists.  The Guardian will ensure that issues of compliance with safe working hours are addressed and provide assurance to the trust board that doctors and dentists working hours are safe.

Freedom to speak up guardians – TBC


The Guardians, whilst remaining independant , work alongside the senior leadership team to support a more open and transparent place to work, where all colleagues are actively encouraged and enabled to speak up safely.


Medical Education

o Mandy Turner (for F1 and F2) 56681

o Sam Taylor (for Trust Drs, IMT and STs) 56666

o Beth Hookins (GTST and other CTs) 56671

o Jeremy White (Medical Education Manager) 56665


Medical Education Team:


Useful Numbers

· Medical HR 55754

· Chaplaincy 54186/56406 or via switchboard

· Occupational Health: 01803 653489

· Needlestick Hotline: 07768 560068

· Trust-wide Health and Wellbeing options via health and wellbeing page on ICON network

· Coaching via Coaching page on ICON network


Health and Wellbeing

Help and advice is available via self referral to PSW.

Professional Support and Wellbeing (South West) - Peninsula (

· Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) - details on staff intranet

· Devon Wellbeing Hub:
· Talkworks (Devon Partnership NHST):  [fast track service for NHS workers]

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