Harriet Hiscock

MBBS, FRACP, MD, Group Leader, Health Services, Centre for Community Child Health, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Vic; Director, Health Services Research Unit, The Royal Children’s Hospital, Vic; Principal Fellow, Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Vic

Are we preparing Victorian general practice registrars to be confident in all aspects of primary care paediatrics?

Predominantly hospital-based prevocational paediatric training offers limited exposure to – and, thus, confidence in – managing behavioural, mental health and developmental issues.