Pacific Island Playlist 5: Mental Health | Coda Change

From #SMACC2019, the incredible Jess Morton speaks candidly about her own mental health journey. Eliminating the stigma that surrounds mental health starts with us as healthcare professionals. — Read on codachange.org/coda-change/pacific-island-playlist-5-mental-health/

How a doctor’s suicide broke the silence – Conversations – ABC Radio

Gastroenterologist Andrew Bryant’s active, social and positive exterior gave no hint of the depression he was suffering. Days after his tragic death his wife Susan wrote an email making it clear she and her adult children were not ashamed of the way he died. It went viral (CW: suicide) — Read on http://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/conversations/doctors-suicide-susan-bryant-andrew-bryant/13335414

“Contradictory to the Anzac spirit”: Perth anaesthetist Dr Divya Sharma hits out at “small-minded thinking” in India travel ban – Mornings – ABC Radio

Dr Divya Sharma, an anaesthetist, has penned a withering open letter, describing the threat of penalties for Australians trying to return from India as “racist and inhumane” and accusing the Government of “woeful inadequacies”. — Read on http://www.abc.net.au/radio/perth/programs/mornings/dr-divya-sharma-india-travel-ban/13330500

Occupation violence in health care – one nurses’ story of creating change

@wrapemtweet talks with advocacy superstar and nurse Lita Olsson about the tricky and sometime harrowing topic of occupation violence in health care.… Occupation violence in health care – one nurses’ story of creating change

Why I had a COVID-19 vaccine when my turn came | InSight+

One of the most significant individual contributions that most of us can make to the lives and security of all the members of our community is to get vaccinated against COVID-19, writes Will Cairns — Read on insightplus.mja.com.au/2021/12/why-i-had-a-covid-19-vaccine-when-my-turn-came/