Doctors Caring for Colleagues Workshop

Hybrid - Online
The Doctors' Health Alliance in partnership with doctors' health services from around Australia are facilitating this workshop on Saturday 23rd September 2023, 9.30am to 1.30pm (ACST).

You can choose to either:

  • participate online from work or home, or
  • join the Doctors' Health SA team at the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, 2/233-235 Greenhill Road, Dulwich

Learning Outcomes for the Workshop

  1. Identify strategies for self-care.
  2. Understanding how to be a doctors' GP
  3. Recognise the barriers that doctors experience when accessing formal health care.
  4. Learn more about burnout, moral injury and PTSD and their impact in medicine.
  5. Deepen your understanding about mandatory notification (inc. the difference in WA).
  6. Learn about rural doctors' health - barriers and impact of workplaces.
  7. Evaluate and manage suicide risk when the patient is a doctor.
  8. Gain strategies for supporting doctors, accessing resources and knowing how to connect with your local doctors' health service for ongoing support.

The program has been written by the Planning Committee including:

  • Dr Margaret Kay AM, General Practitioner and Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, UQ
  • Dr Kathryn Hutt, Medical Director, Doctors' Health NSW
  • Dr Roger Sexton AM, Chair, Doctors' Health Alliance & Medical Director, Doctors' Health SA
  • Individual presentations are prepared by the speaker as listed on the program

Register via the link on this page.

For more information about the program and/or bookings contact Doctors' Health Alliance via email


**A Certification of Completion will be provided to all participants who attend this National workshop.

***CPD - We encourage you to record your own CPD for this Forum in your CPD home - 1 hour of Education Activities and 3 hours of Reviewing Performance activities for this workshop. If you also complete the 2 hr online modules, then you can also claim these as additional CPD time.