Information and Support

If you, or someone you know, have been affected by the issues raised about post traumatic stress disorder in an episode of Holby City, the following organisations can help:

Combat Stress

Combat Stress is the UK's leading military charity specialising in the care of Veterans' mental health.

If you have served in the UK Armed Forces, or know someone who has, you can call the Combat Stress 24-hour Helpline on 0800 138 1619.

If you’re currently serving, or have served as a Regular or Reservist, you can use the Helpline. If you are a family member or carer worried about a loved one, or if you are suffering yourself, you can use it too.

Whoever you are, if you have trouble sleeping, get flashbacks, feel depressed, get anxious sometimes, or just feel that something’s not quite right, please get in touch.

Visit the Combat Stress site


Talking2Minds was established with the sole purpose of helping those suffering from PTSD or other severe stress related conditions.

They aim to help as many people as possible and offer FREE Paradigm therapeutic programmes to those most in need within the UK.

General enquiries: 07917 126 708;

Course enquiries:

Visit the Talking2Minds site

Warrior Programme

The Warrior Programme is a personal training, motivational and educational programme. The course teaches individuals how to take control of their life, and how to increase confidence, motivation and focus, enabling participants to create a healthy, independent and balanced life style. The programme is particularly suitable for ex-service personnel.

Telephone: 05602043180.


Visit the Warrior Programme site

Royal British Legion

The Royal British Legion offers counselling, financial assistance and support to serving and ex-service personnel and their families.

Call the Legionline on 08457 725 725 or visit the Royal British Legion site.


Samaritans provides confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.

Contact Samaritans by phone on 08457 90 90 90, 24 hours a day

Visit the Samaritans site.