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Need to talk? There are number of avenues available to you

seek support right now

To have a confidential discussion about your concerns regarding sexual harassment in your workplace, you may wish to:

Contact the DHAS (WA) on: (08) 9231 3098

The Doctors Health Advisory Service (WA) is a totally confidential 24 hour service available to all doctors and medical students. It consists of a panel of experienced GPs and is independent, reporting back to no medical organisation.

Contact the AMA (WA) on: (08) 9273 3008

The AMA (WA) secretariat provides members of the medical profession with confidential advice and support across a range of issues, including workplace relations.

Contact your College:

RCPA: (02) 8356 5858 or via email.
RACS: 1800 892 491 or via email.

 

Contact the Employee Assistance Program

The Employee Assistance Program provides employees with independent and confidential short-term counselling services.

For employees within the Department of Health, Child and Adolescent Health Service, East Metropolitan Health Service, North Metropolitan Health Service, South Metropolitan Health Service or the WA Country Health Service, employees may access counselling support from either of two designated contractors:

Converge International

Telephone 1300 687 327 or 1300 687 633

Website: www.convergeinternational.com.au

The 1300 687 327 number should be accessed for urgent calls and is answered 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Optum

Telephone 1300 361 008

Website: www.optum-au.com

For employees of Regional WA Country Health Service, the counselling provider varies depending upon the region:

Kimberley East Kimberley

 

 

AnglicareWA

Telephone: (08) 9166 5000

West Kimberley

 

 

Davidson Trahaire Corpsych (DTC)

Telephone: 1300 360 364

Pilbara Davidson Trahaire Corpsych (DTC)

 

 

Telephone: 1300 360 364

Midwest Access

 

 

Telephone: (08) 9921 1433 or 1800 676 099

Davidson Trahaire Corpsych (DTC)

 

 

Telephone: 1300 360 634

Wheatbelt Access

 

 

Telephone: 1300 667 700

Goldfields Access

 

 

Telephone: (08) 9921 1433 or 1300 667 700

Davidson Trahaire Corpsych (DTC)

 

 

Telephone: 1300 360 364

South

 

 

West

Optum

 

 

Telephone: 1300 361 008

SWEAP

Telephone:  (08) 9751 1313

Bridgetown appointments available fortnightly on a Monday

Access

 

 

Telephone: 1300 667 700

Great Southern Anglicare

 

 

Telephone:  (08) 9845 6666

Alternatively, contact an external service such as Lifeline: 13 11 14 or Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636

Seek support right now

To have a confidential discussion about your concerns regarding sexual harassment in your workplace, you may wish to:

Contact the DHAS (WA) on: (08) 9231 3098

The Doctors Health Advisory Service (WA) is a totally confidential 24 hour service available to all doctors and medical students. It consists of a panel of experienced GPs and is independent, reporting back to no medical organisation.

Contact the AMA (WA) on: (08) 9273 3008

The AMA (WA) secretariat provides members of the medical profession with confidential advice and support across a range of issues, including workplace relations.

Contact your College:

RCPA: (02) 8356 5858 or via email.
RACS: 1800 892 491 or via email.

Contact the Employee Assistance Program

The Employee Assistance Program provides employees with independent and confidential short-term counselling services.

For employees within the Department of Health, Child and Adolescent Health Service, East Metropolitan Health Service, North Metropolitan Health Service, South Metropolitan Health Service or the WA Country Health Service, employees may access counselling support from either of two designated contractors:

Converge International:
Telephone 1300 687 327 or 1300 687 633
Website: www.convergeinternational.com.au

The 1300 687 327 number should be accessed for urgent calls and is answered 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Optum:
Telephone 1300 361 008
Website: www.optum-au.com

For employees of Regional WA Country Health Service, the counselling provider varies depending upon the region:

Kimberley
East Kimberley

AnglicareWA

Telephone: (08) 9166 5000

West Kimberley

Davidson Trahaire Corpsych (DTC)

Telephone: 1300 360 364

Pilbara

Davidson Trahaire Corpsych (DTC)

Telephone: 1300 360 364

Midwest

Access

Telephone: (08) 9921 1433 or 1800 676 099

Davidson Trahaire Corpsych (DTC)

Telephone: 1300 360 634

Wheatbelt

Access

Telephone: 1300 667 700

Goldfields

Access

Telephone: (08) 9921 1433 or 1300 667 700

Davidson Trahaire Corpsych (DTC)

Telephone: 1300 360 364

South West

Optum

Telephone: 1300 361 008

SWEAP

Telephone:  (08) 9751 1313

Bridgetown appointments available fortnightly on a Monday

Access

Telephone: 1300 667 700

Great Southern

Anglicare

Telephone:  (08) 9845 6666

Alternatively, contact an external service such as Lifeline: 13 11 14 or Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636

Pursue the issue formally

If you believe that you have been sexually harassed, you may wish to have the incident dealt with within the WA Health System by discussing the incident with a representative from your health service provider. Please note that opting to pursue the matter formally will result in escalating the issue as outlined in the WA Health Code of Conduct.

Contact details for each health service  provider are listed below:

Child and Adolescent Health Service

Senior HR Consultant – 0466 460 990

East Metropolitan Health Service

HR Consultant – 9224 8710

North Metropolitan Health Service

Director Human Resources – 6457 4712

South Metropolitan Health Service

Manager HR – 6152 3411

WA Country Health Service

Central Office

Principal HR Manager– 9223 8723

Goldfields

HR Manager- 9080 5222

Great Southern

HR Manager– 9892 2346

Kimberley

HR Manager– 9195 2470

Midwest

HR Manager– 9956 2376

Pilbara

HR Manager– 9174 1640

Southwest

HR Manager– 9781 2021

Wheatbelt

HR Manager– 9622 4303

contact the police

If you believe the sexual harassment amounts to a criminal offence, you should report the incident to the WA Police by calling 131 444 .

Depending upon the circumstances, you may be required to report the incident to the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) if the incident constitutes sexual misconduct in the practice of the profession