A selection of useful links for those suffering from a psychiatric injury.
- National Health Service (‘NHS’)
The NHS is the publicly funded national healthcare system for England and one of the four NHS’s for each constituent country of the UK. It is the largest single-payer healthcare system in the world.
- Royal College of Psychiatrists (‘RCP’)
The RCP is a charity and the professional medical body responsible for setting and raising standards of psychiatry in the UK. They work to secure the best outcomes for people with mental illness, learning difficulties and developmental disorders.
Tel No: 020 7235 2351
Samaritans is a charity dedicated to reducing feelings of isolation and disconnection. One of their aims is to make sure there’s always someone there (anytime), for anyone who needs someone.
Free Tel No: 116 123 (available 24 / 7)
Relate is a charity providing relationship support throughout the United Kingdom for people of all ages, backgrounds, sexual orientations and gender identities. Services include counselling, for couples, families, young people and individuals.
Tel No: 0300 100 1234
- Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency (‘DVLA’)
DVLA maintain the registration and licensing of drivers in Great Britain. They are also responsible for recording driver medical conditions.
Medical Enquiry Tel No: 0300 790 6806 (8am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday and 8am to 1pm, Saturday)