After hours work can be an area of nerves for the new junior doctor. In this podcast we discuss after hours work, care and safety, explore available resources to be aware of and escalation plans that can help ease the stress.
Summary Writer: Eloise Sobels
Script Writer: Eloise Sobels
Editor: Sonia Chanchlani
Interviewer: Eloise Sobels
Interviewee: Sonia Chanchlani
Balancing clinical forensic medicine and training with the Royal College of Medical Administrators across Western Australia, New South Wales, and Queensland, Sonia Chanchlani completed a dual Masters in Health Management and Public Health alongside research into interventions to promote clinician wellbeing. Advocating for junior doctors and enabling a safe working environment led to her being appointed as the Director of Clinical Training at the Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital prior to her current role as the Chief Medical Officer at MedApp working closely with organisations to ensure governance, clinician engagement, and wellbeing are prioritised.
Eloise is a final year medical student at the University of Sydney, New South Wales. She is currently completing her clinical years based at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. Before embarking on her Medical degree, she completed an undergraduate in Medical Science (Hons) from Flinders University and worked in a Clinical Pathology Laboratory testing and reporting on blood results. Ellie has a passion for team-based medical care and is currently working on research into Multidisciplinary Team based care for End-Stage-Kidney-Disease patients. Ellie is an avid dog lover and enjoys any beach related activity, as well as playing hockey for the University of Sydney.
With Dr Sonia Chanchlani, Clinical forensic physician, trainee with the Royal College of Medical Administrators and Chief Medical Officer at MedApp, Australia
After hours work can be an area of nerves for the new junior doctor. Being aware of resources and having clear escalation plans can help ease the stress. Whilst there are limitations to after hours work there are also benefits when this is done in an environment that supports clinicians. In this podcast we explore these themes and how you can get involved with organisational change projects.
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