Doctors with Disabilities
This section supports undergraduates and doctors with disabilities in developing their careers both inside and outside of medicine. The Career Planning Team also provides a variety of services click here to find out more.
The links below provide a wealth of information and further sources of support.
Hope for Disabled Doctors - Help in Obtaining Professional Equality
Hope for Doctors was created by a doctor with a visual impairment. It was established to try to prevent others having to struggle for support, and to provide a sign-posting service direct to relevant services and advice. http://www.hope4medics.co.uk/homepage.php
British Medical Association
The BMA has a section on their website for health professionals with disabilities (Click Here) which includes a section on support, advice and self-help groups.
They have also produced the following document "Disability equality in the medical profession" which you can download as a pdf. Click here
Association of Disabled Professionals
The ADP was set up in 1971 to support disabled individuals and provide a forum to share both experiences and problems. You can find out more about ADP at the following link http://www.adp.org.uk/
You may also find of interest our Well Being pages
The Peninsula Deanery also offers Counselling, Mentoring and Coaching. Information regarding these services can be found by clicking here