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

Time to cry and reflect. True story, not fictionalised

Doctors’ wellbeing: learning from Richard’s death … Dr Kate Harding writes in #MJAInSight … "Colleagues are hit hard by the loss of a doctor … to #suicide … remorse and guilt that I feel as Richard’s wife are felt by his friends & workmates too https://t.co/DH5HX1tJta pic.twitter.com/yZl9OV6bjg — MJA (@theMJA) May 13, 2018

2017 NSW Health response to doctor suicides

Glad to see @NSWHealth publishing this plan – I look forward to the proposed changes being adopted, particularly around safe work hrs, unrostered overtime and fair parental leave despite 👍🏼 https://t.co/tGmvJJy9xN #MH4Docs #JMOWellbeingPlan #juniordoctors — Dr Kate (@drkateblog) November 17, 2017 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js