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
If you are a doctor training within the Severn PGME, you are entitled to access free careers information, advice and guidance. This section provides resources to help you, whatever point you are at in your career pathway
The Director of Medical Education at Weston is Miss Viola Mathew. She can be contacted via the PGME.
Available via the intranet
Mr Mike Bould is the Foundation Programme Director at Weston General Hospital. He can be contacted via the PGME.
Return to training/ Pastoral Tutor
Bee is a Consultant Surgeon and pastoral tutor. She has an extensive colleague and trainee support portfolio and is highly recommended by those who have been distressed & needing support. She has good contacts at the deanery and wider NHS & can usually listen and work out with out with you a place to go that will help. All conversations are confidential. Please do not hesitate to contact her or ask her to contact someone. Be kind to yourselves and take a few minutes each day to relax as much as you can.
The Associate FPD at Weston is Dr Guru Hosdurga, who can be contacted via the PGME.
Professional Support Unit
The Severn Deanery has a Professional Support Unit which aims to promote trainee well-being and personal development. Their team can provide support and assistance in tackling obstacles or key transitions, whether they be professional or personal.