Your health and wellbeing matters

Looking after yourself is important to ensure you can get the most of out of your training and experience a long and enjoyable career.

WAGPET places the highest importance on your health and wellbeing. We understand the challenges and stresses of working in general practice and recognise that from time to time events and circumstances may affect your training.

Looking after yourself is important to ensure you can get the most out of your training and experience a long and enjoyable career.

In addition to the support of a WAGPET program training advisor (PTA), regional medical educator (RME) and GP supervisor can play a role in supporting you. 

The Registrar, Supervisor and Practice Manager Advisory Councils are also here to support you. Contact them with any queries or concerns you have.

WAGPET support contacts

Your PTA and RME are here to assist and support you through your GP training. You can also speak to your RLO, SLO or PLO.

Self-care and mental health resources for GPs

Resources and services specifically developed for GPs and health
professionals, relating to self-care and mental health wellbeing.

Emergency and crisis services

There are a range of services available to provide support and immediate response to people in crisis or in need of urgent medical care.

HealthPathways WA

HealthPathways is web-based information portal supporting primary care clinicians to plan patient care.

DRS4DRS

DRS4DRS provides health support for any doctor or medical student across Australia.

Doctors' Health Advisory Service

Independent, confidential help for doctors by doctors.

ACRRM Mentor Program

This program offers additional ACRRM support and mentoring.

Safe Work Australia

A great resource to help you build a safe and healthy workplace.

GPRA Negotiating Employment information

If you encounter issues with your employment or GP training, GPRA can provide you with independent, confidential advice.

Managing the risks of fatigue in general practice

Visit the AMA website to learn how to best assess and manage your fatigue risks.

RACGP GP Support Program

The RACGP GP Support Program is a free service offered to foster a culture of self care amongst general practitioners.

GPRA Indigenous General Practice Registrars Network

A network for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander GP registrars to provide professional advice.