University Hospitals Bristol
Lead for Coaching, Mentoring and Wellbeing in Junior Doctors
Dr Rachel McCoubrie is a Consultant in Palliative Care and has 2 support roles
* Lead for mentoring, coaching and wellbeing in Drs
*Career support and mentor for junior doctors
Rachel is passionate and enthusiastic about support and wellbeing. If you would like to speak to someone in confidence about any work related or personal issues affecting your wellbeing then Rachel can be contacted via PGME or
Rachel is based in the education centre and works Monday-Wednesday.
Postgraduate Medical Education Administrator
Medical Education (PGME), UH Bristol Education & Research Centre
Deputy Postgraduate Medical Education Manager
PA to the Director of Medical Education
Education and Research Centre
Tel: 0117 342 0058
UH Bristol Workplace Wellbeing Team
Claire Haley, Mike Sheppard and Cathy Holloway support a holistic range of resources available for you at the hospital. These include workshops on stress, supporting wellbeing within your team, menopause; and self-help guides you can access on the WARD website. There is a wide variety of options to support psychological and physical wellbeing, and to help support a healthy lifestyle. Contact them at
Wellbeing@uhbristol.nhs.uk to find out more
Mr Jamshed Shabbir is Foundation Programme Director for F1 and a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon.
Jamshed can be contacted via PGME or on
or via Hope Douglas(secretary)
Dr Kieron Rooney is the Foundation Programme Director for F2 and a Consultant in Intensive Care and Anaesthetics.
Kieron can be contacted via PGME or on
The Director for Medical Education is Dr Becky Aspinall
If you feel you need to speak to someone other than your FPD you can contact Becky via PGME or
COVID Wellbeing Support
The COVID wellbeing support guide:
New COVID wellbeing e-learning: https://uhbristol.kallidus-suite.com/lms/
24/7 counselling, financial advice, legal advice, support & advice service: ‘Care first’: 24/7 telephone counselling service: 0800 174 319
The Care first 'Lifestyle website' login details:
Excellent resources available to all NHS staff for free: https://www.nhsemployers.org/news/2020/03/free-access-to-wellbeing-apps-for-all-nhs-staff
UHB WARD Team
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or use the form below
Any communications between you and WARD will be treated in the strictest of confidence and only seen by our most senior WARD doctors on a need to know basis!