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Ethical challenges for doctors working in immigration detention

Michael J Dudley and Louise K Newman, on behalf of the J'Accuse Coalition and Doctors for Refugees*
Med J Aust 2015; 202 (1): 16-17. || doi: 10.5694/mja14.01388

To the Editor: As psychiatrists and physicians working with adults and children in mandatory, often prolonged, immigration detention, we confirm Sanggaran and colleagues' account.1

  • Michael J Dudley1,0,0,2
  • Louise K Newman3
  • on behalf of the J'Accuse Coalition and Doctors for Refugees*

  • 1 Prince of Wales and Sydney Children's Hospitals, Sydney, NSW.
  • 2 University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW.
  • 3 Royal Women's Hospital and University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC.

Correspondence: m.dudley@unsw.edu.au

Competing interests:

No relevant disclosures.

*Author doctors in the J'Accuse Coalition and Doctors for Refugees

Dr Michael Dudley
Dr Jon Jureidini
Dr Richard Kidd
Dr Nick Kowalenko
Dr Sarah Mares
Professor Louise Newman
Dr Barri Phatarfod
Professor Alan Rosen
Dr Choong-Siew Yong
Dr Karen Zwi

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