Over 53,000 doctors are urging the #QueenslandGovernment to improve mental health reporting laws. It will save lives- AMAQ

Mandatory reporting laws discourage doctors from seeking treatment for a mental health condition. The fear of being reported and losing their job is just too high.


• At least four QLD doctors have committed suicide in 2017-18.
Queensland Doctors’ Health Programme receives up to 6 calls per week from doctors with health or stress-related problems.
• Approx. 1 suicidal doctor calls every two months in Qld.

Better #doctorshealth = better patient care.

AMA Queensland RACGP Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists @AustralianCollegeOfRuralAndRemoteMedicine @Australasian College for Emergency Medicine


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