Resources

The wellbeing of the prevocational medical officers in Western Australia is a key focus of the Postgraduate Medical Council of WA. Here you will find some key resources to support you during your junior doctor years.

If you or a colleague are finding things overwhelming or are experiencing any difficulties in your personal or professional life, help and support is available.

  • Doctors’ Health Advisory Service of WA (DHASWA) has some useful links including COVID-19 specific information.
  • Doctors’ Health Advisory Service of WA: Click here to read an open letter to interns in the time of COVID-19 (external link)
  • DRS4DRS promoting the health and wellbeing of doctors and medical students across Australia
  • JMO Survival Guide developed by the PMCWA and the JMO Forum
  • JMO Wellbeing Guide developed by the PMCWA and the JMO Forum
  • The Essential Network (TEN) app by the Black Dog Institute which aims to support health professionals manage life and work during COVID-19. The app connects and provides fast, easy, anytime access to evidence-based tools, resources, programs and specialists
  • Traffic Lights Flyer was developed by AMSA and AMA and lists the multiple supports available for junior doctors
  • Hospital resources: As well as these resources, each site has a Postgraduate Medical Education team (listed below) who you can approach if you are having difficulties coping in your medical career.
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Fiona Stanley Hospital

FSFHG Doctors’ Hub for WA Health staff

FSFHG Staff Support and Wellness page

For further information please email: fsh.meu@health.wa.gov.au or andrew.toffoli@health.wa.gov.au