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Play highlights plight of health professionals | What’s On | Augusta-Margaret River Mail



Health professionals devote their lives to caring for us, but how do we care for them?

Can a doctor or nurse give a patient the best possible care if he or she hasn’t slept for days?

What if they complain about having to work excessive hours, but are told to stop whingeing and suck it up?

How do they cope with the pressure?

And when and how is there grace and compassion in the enacting of care? The play Grace Under Pressure allows audiences to address these questions for themselves.

This play was inspired by tragedy. In early 2015 there were a spate of suicides by junior doctors four within a month.

Whilst such events are distressingly common within the profession, four deaths in such quick succession rocked the health sector.


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