Dr Andrew Bryant’s death has led his son John to lobby for cultural change in the medical profession. John Bryant never planned on becoming a mental health advocate but fell into the role when his father, Andrew Bryant, took his own life. Mandatory reporting requires health professionals to report colleagues they believe pose a risk to the public Doctors can be reported due to a mental health issue Some feel the laws deter clinicians from seeking help The 54-year-old respected Brisbane gastroenterologist went to work one day in 2017 and did not come home, leaving his wife Susan and four adult children in complete shock. "At the time, me and my family weren’t aware that he was struggling with depression, he managed to hide that very well," John Bryant said. Since his father’s death, John has delved into the problem of mental illness in the medical profession and found […]