Published Articles

'It will get worse': Aussie GP recalls experience at epicentre of Ebola crisis

Dr Saschveen Singh says nothing prepared her for the reality of providing hands-on clinical care while wearing personal protective equipment.
19 December 2018

2018: The year in review

The controversies and injustices highlighted the importance of caring for doctors.
18 December 2018

The Bawa-Garba interview: 'I made some wrong clinical judgements - I wish I hadn't'

Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba spoke publicly about her ordeal in the days before last week’s decision to overturn her ban.
24 August 2018

Meet the former HCCC investigator calling for reform

'I remember thinking, what are we doing to this doctor?'
17 August 2018

'My world fell apart' - doctor describes her blind fear when AHPRA came knocking

Melbourne doctor appeals for a more humane reporting process.
16 August 2018

Meet the winner of Aus Doc's GP practice hero competition

A thankful GP recalls the time when her practice nurse made a decisive clinical judgement that saved a patient from a likely painful death
08 August 2018

GP recognised for 18 years of volunteer work

A GP academic known for long-running volunteer work with refugees has been recognised as an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours
12 June 2018

If you recognise any of these 12 personality traits, it's time to slow down

'When, as doctors, we become slaves to endless to-do lists at the expense of our relationships, we stop enjoying our lives.'
03 June 2017

Mandatory reporting needs reform

'The laws were put together with the best of intentions, but fears over the regime are deterring vulnerable doctors from seeking help.'
03 June 2017

'Bullying, exam stress, burn-out. I still struggle to get up every day'

'I didn't see any future worth having, yet I didn't want to burden my hard-working parents with grief should I die. When I confided in my more senior registrar friends, they nodded knowingly.'
03 June 2017