3 excerpts of me appearing in the ABC’s Four Corners documentary 'Flattening the Curve’ that aired on Monday (4 May 2020) showing video diaries of front-line healthcare workers around Australia at the time of the spread of the coronavirus pandemic here in late March through April.

Professional with 20+ years of experience

A Psychiatrist clinician, educator, service developer and advocate for improved mental health care.


Fellow from 1999

M.B. B.S. (U.N.S.W.)

Medical Practitioner since 1992

Conjoint Senior Lecturer U.N.S.W.

Appointed since 2014


Recovery, Resilience and Mental Fitness






Recent Publications

The case for TeleHealth Medicare item numbers being made available for Inpatients

Psychiatry is the best positioned, out of all the medical specialities, to provide care that is deli...
07 May 2020

The Aftershock of the Pandemic — a Brief Essay

When Scott Morrison and Chief Medical Officer Prof Brendan Murphy hesitated for too long from implem...
07 May 2020


Full of Beans

Written by Dr Chris Wever and drawn by Dr Neil Phillips

04 May 2020