If you are subject of a complaint or concern the National Boards and AHPRA encourage you to contact your insurer or legal adviser. You may also choose to contact your professional association.
We understand that being the subject of a complaint can be stressful. To help you we have published a list of support services below.
Doctors and medical students in all states and territories can access help and support through a national network of doctors’ health advisory and referral services.
The services are coordinated by Doctors’ Health Services Pty Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Australian Medical Association (AMA), and funded by the Medical Board of Australia. The partnership with the AMA enables the health programs to be administered at arms’ length from the Board and AHPRA.
Confidential advice and support is available across Australia on the following help-lines:
Visit the drs4drs website to find out more.
1800 667 877
Nurse & Midwife Support is a national independent support service for nurses, midwives and students of nursing and midwifery experiencing health issues.
The Pharmacists Support Service (PSS) works on the principle of pharmacists supporting pharmacists. The service provides a listening ear over the phone to pharmacists and pharmacy interns and students. The volunteers who take the calls are all pharmacists and are trained in the crisis model of phone counselling to support their colleagues.