The silent suffering must end : #CrazySocks4Docs day June 1st

My Kiwi anaesthetic friend and colleague @perkieturkey drew this for #CrazySocks4Docs. A moving image that encapsulates the silent suffering. Thanks for letting us use this, Doc. — Dr Eric Levi FRACS (@DrEricLevi) May 21, 2018 I’ve worn funky socks since before sliced bread. Now there is a purpose. 2 weeks time. Grab crazy socksContinue reading “The silent suffering must end : #CrazySocks4Docs day June 1st”

PHARM Podcast 197 #CrazySocks4Docs day and the rise of depression

I’m getting excited seeing @amacdt and @DHAS_WA advertising #crazysocks4docs 😃😃😃 only 22 days to go until June 1 😃 #MH4Docs #mentalhealth #chloeslegacy @crazysocks4Docs — Bubbly Junior Doc 🌈 (@jaz_medicine) May 9, 2018

Broken Doctors, Broken Systems by Dr Levi

Broken Doctors, Broken Systems: Clinician Mental Health in Context. Full transcript of talk at #RACS18 #ASM18SYD. Everything I wanted to say but didn’t because of nerves on stage. I hope this will inspire discussion locally wherever you are. — Dr Eric Levi FRACS (@DrEricLevi) May 13, 2018

A prescription for trouble : physician heal thyself

I wrote a piece on why senior doctors need more help now than ever.A big thanks to all the drs who spoke to me @crazysocks4Docs @DrMukeshH @drHelenschultz @DrAndrewDavies @ama_media @beyondblue @RACSurgeons @VicGovDHHS @womeninsurgery #MH4Docs — Krati Garg (@KratiGarg07) April 14, 2018

Just being under investigation is a hazard to your health

Clear suicide risk exists for doctors under investigation … @gdtoogood writes in #MJAInSight … "The reported incidence of [] depression in those who were [being] investigated was 16.9% compared with 9.5% of those with no complaints against them … — MJA (@theMJA) April 13, 2018

Doctors’ mental health : the ins & outs

My thoughts after participating in a Grand Round at Peninsula Health with Geoffrey Toogood , Dr Mukesh Haikerwal, AC, and The Hon Minister for Health, Greg Hunt. The internal and external factors that play a part in impeding doctor… — Helen Schultz (@drHelenschultz) March 3, 2018