Bullying: We are after all a caring profession and need to practise what we preach when engaging with other medical practitioners, writes Vicki Kotsirilos — Read on insightplus.mja.com.au/2021/23/cyberbullying-by-medical-practitioners-respect-your-peers/
Dr Millie Wood / Foundation Year 3 / Perth, Western Australia How does one survive without fresh air for 14 days? Dr Wood recounts her experiences of quarantine between the four walls of her hotel room in Perth, Australia back in the summer of 2020. The year is 2020. To obtain the luxury of a… QuarantineContinue reading “Quarantine Down Under — Adventure Medic”
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/
The AMA and members of the Council of Presidents of Medical Colleges (CPMC) have said getting the COVID vaccination is the only pathway back to a more normal life. — Read on ama.com.au/media/joint-statement-covid-vaccination-only-pathway-more-normal-life
Dr Charlotte Durand – Emergency Registrar Well, wasn’t that a year! Though much of Australia has been spared the brunt of the COVID-related awfulness… If it’s Not Yoga, then what is it?
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
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
Well, wasn’t that a year! Though much of Australia has been spared the brunt of the COVID-related awfulness, plenty of our colleagues, particularly … If it’s Not Yoga, then what is it?
A year ago I experienced an ethical dilemma, from the patient’s perspective: a doctor signed a medical report about me, by email signature, without … Not my Australia: pandemic ethics
@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
My name is Eve, and I’m raising money for a PTSD service dog. I have been on twitter… Mitochondrial Eve needs your support for Help Eve get a PTSD service dog — Read on http://www.gofundme.com/f/help-eve-get-a-ptsd-service-dog
The group says Australia’s quarantine system and cap on repatriation flights has breached an international convention on the right to return home. — Read on http://www.sbs.com.au/news/we-ve-been-abandoned-stranded-australians-are-taking-their-fight-to-come-home-to-the-united-nations
Sexual harassment: The onus is absolutely on all men to help build a new kind of society where women don’t live in fear, writes Jane McCredie — Read on insightplus.mja.com.au/2021/9/enough-is-enough-calling-out-bad-behaviour-in-medicine/