Anti-bullying surgeon welcomes college response

THE doctor whose activism helped spark a review of bullying in the surgical profession says she is impressed by the response from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, but would like to see reparations and better retrospective action.

Vascular surgeon Dr Gabrielle McMullin says an eight-point RACS action plan, released yesterday, contains “some fairly impressive suggestions for change”.

Key elements of the plan include:

  • An external, expert and independent review to be brought