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ABC Radio National

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Background Briefing is investigative journalism at its finest, exploring the issues of the day and examining society in a lively on-the-road documentary style.

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Concerns mandatory reporting is putting doctors at risk

February 14th, 2015

Episode 68 of 151 episodes

The sudden deaths of four young doctors have raised serious concerns about the mental health of medicos working in an overloaded health system. And many doctors claim that a mandatory requirement to report ‘impairment’ discourages them from seeking help. Ann Arnold investigates.

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