‘Back at work two weeks after having a baby’: GP registrars want fix for parental leave dilemma

General Practice Registrars Australia wants a government-backed paid parental leave fund for GPs in training.
Sarah Simpkins
Dr Marian Dover and her children, Jacob and Anna.

GP registrars who have returned to work weeks after having children are calling for a government-backed parental leave fund that could eventually sustain itself through charity and investments.

Registrar Dr Marian Dover, from Port Macquarie in NSW, saved all two weeks of annual leave for after she gave birth to her second child.