PPP071 - Support for Doctors in Training with Dr Ash Witt

PPP071 - Support for Doctors in Training with Dr Ash Witt

If you found any of the topics discussed in this episode distressing, you can reach out for confidential advice to Pharmacists Support Service at supportforpharmacists.org.au or on 1300 244 910. Our medical colleagues can visit the Australasian Doctors’ Health Network - adhn.org.au

Dan and Jane are joined by Dr Ash Witt, advanced Gen Med trainee, to discuss the issue of wellbeing in the medical workforce.

We discuss:

  • How the current system lets down junior doctors

  • What a typical career path for a junior doctor looks like

  • The brave and moving blog post by Dr Yumiko - “The Ugly Side of Becoming a Surgeon”

  • Rostering, overtime and nightshifts

  • How to choose a coffee!

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We are indebted to Ash for her bravery in speaking out on these key issues. Follow her on twitter: @dr_ashwitt - please be sure to thank her if you enjoyed the episode.

PPP070 - Haematology basics with Dr Ian Bilmon

PPP070 - Haematology basics with Dr Ian Bilmon