Bullying, Harrassment & Discrimination

Communications and Advocacy update: 2 December

Here’s an update on a few of the issues AMA Victoria is working on for members, including requirements for hospital workers returning from international travel; violence and abuse against healthcare workers; achieving vax parity in ATSI communities and vaccine exemptions.

Managing bullying and bad behaviour as a doctor

Everyone has a right to be treated fairly and with respect at work. Bullying and bad behaviour in medicine and in healthcare is never acceptable and creates a risk to health and safety. AMAV’s Doctor Wellbeing Coordinator, Kay Dunkley shares what to do if you’re experiencing bullying in the workplace.

#344 Suicide awareness in medicine

This week we have R U OK? Day on Thursday and World Suicide Prevention Day on Friday. Awareness days can sometimes attract cynicism, however, they provide the opportunity to draw attention to important wellbeing topics, raising issues we may otherwise not talk about.

#320 Communications and Advocacy update

Here’s an update on a few of the issues AMA Victoria is working on for members, including a meeting with Victorian Health Minister Martin Foley, the proposed new Mental Health and Wellbeing Act and the Victorian intersex oversight panel proposal.

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