18 November 2020

Oz’s first wellness officer is a rheumatologist

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As Australia’s first ever wellness officer, rheumatologist Dr Bethan Richards has focused on meeting the basic needs of hospital staff – offering protected lunch breaks, access to water, functioning rest areas and moments of human connection.

It all sounds tragically obvious but has required deep changes in governance and culture.

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