Doctor Health

#369 Every doctor needs their own GP

Having your own GP means access to an independent and objective advisor who can guide you at times when you need it most. Particularly in times of high stress, having a trusted GP who understands the pressure you are under is an essential part of your survival toolkit.

#366 It’s time for professional kindness

We are now at a point where COVID-19 has pushed many people to beyond their limit. And this is a time when negative and ‘bad’ behaviour can easily burst out and escalate quickly. Showing care, containment, empathy and optimism for the future is something we can do that can help.

#365 Communications and advocacy update

Here’s an update on a few of the issues AMA Victoria is working on for members, including booster/third doses of COVID vaccine for Group 1A high-risk workers, urgent measures to support Victoria’s healthcare workers, and Schedule 8 permit requirements for Schedule 8 medicinal cannabis.

#359 Sharp scratch – an untold story

As part of Mental Health Month, Dr Kieran Allen, AMA Victoria member, shares his personal story to help reduce the stigma of mental illness in the medical profession.

#355 Mindfulness in Medicine

As the number of cases of COVID-19 in Victoria grows and the pressure on acute healthcare and primary healthcare increases, mindfulness can be a valuable technique to help manage your wellbeing.

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