Remote Doctors' Professional Network

Zoom or Phone

Doctors’ Health NT is pleased to invite all remote NT medical practitioners (inc. Registrars) to an opportunity to receive ongoing peer support in a safe, confidential environment, via Zoom or Phone if you have poor internet access, facilitated by an experienced senior medical colleague, former NTGPE medical educator and Balint Group leader:

Dr Bambi Ward MBBS, FRACGP, PhD (creative writing), M Family Medicine, Grad Dip Family Medicine, Grad Cert Oral History

Sessions commence on Wednesday 17th February – 6pm to 7.30pm - Initially continuing fortnightly for 6 sessions, final session on 28th April (Attendance at each session is encouraged but not essential)

It is FREE to join – please register your interest by Friday 12th Feb, 2021. For more information download the flyer here.

*A certificate of attendance can be provided upon request*

Sessions will include current or past challenges you have experienced as a result of working remotely in the NT. Examples of challenges could include:

Challenging interactions with patients, families, or practice staff

  • Dealing with Indigenous cultural issues and/or culture shock
  • Reduced specialist support
  • Work/life balance
  • Burnout and/or its prevention
  • Wellbeing strategies
  • Personal issues such as feeling isolated from a support network
  • Limited access to food and supplies
“I recommend this Network to all remote doctors, it is vital to be able to connect with peers who understand the same work that you do
Dr Roger Sexton, Medical Director, Doctors’ Health SA/NT


Please email Program Manager, Kiara Cannizzaro