The pressure of expectation
- Small, but growing, numbers of Indigenous GPs and GP registrars
- Indigenous registrars likely to face added pressures from own community
- Best placed to provide healthcare to Indigenous communities
WORKING as a GP registrar is a busy and challenging time, but when your background happens to be Aboriginal, the pressures multiply.
Australia’s Indigenous GP registrars must grapple with work, study and what they describe as “huge amount of expectation” from the Aboriginal community.
Added to that is an