Dr Paul Myhill
Dr Paul Myhill is an Endocrinologist who has worked clinically in rural and regional areas. He assisted in establishing the Rural Endocrine and Diabetes network of services to the Pilbara and Great Southern. Paul has delivered clinical services to the Gibson Desert for the last decade, and for years to the Great Southern, Moora and Narrogin. He continues to deliver regional telehealth services.
In his previous role as the Medical Advisor in Medical Workforce to the Chief Medical Officer in WA, Paul obtained an understanding of rural and regional workforce issues and assisted with the rural training policy. Paul is currently an invited member of the Expert Reference Group for the Commonwealth Review of all Rural Clinical School programs across Australia in the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training Program.
Over the last four years at a State and Commonwealth level, Paul has worked to help clarify the GP workforce and training demographics of WA, identify training opportunities and needs, and help to reduce barriers to GP vocational training in the hospital system in WA. This project has re-invigorated a national discussion concerning GP access to, and readiness for training.