Let us treat diggers, urges doctor–veteran

An overhaul of mental health care services offered to returning servicemen and women is urgently needed, says a doctor with first-hand experience of the mental trauma that can develop following tours of duty.

Former GP Dr William Huang served in East Timor in 2002 with the 3rd Royal Australian Regiment Battalion group as leader of a health platoon.

Following his deployment, Dr Huang (pictured) returned home to Sydney where he began to feel