Authors

Kelsey Hegarty

MBBS, FRACGP, DRANZCOG, PhD, Professor, Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Vic; Centre for Family Violence Prevention, The Royal Women’s Hospital, Vic

Experiences and perceptions of mandatory reporting of child abuse

General practitioners and practice nurses need to be provided with greater support and training to undertake the emotionally challenging role of mandated reporters of child abuse.