Dr Elizabth (Libby) Hindmarsh

Libby been working in general practice for over 30 years. In the last 10 years she has been working in Aboriginal health on Elcho Island in the Northern Territory and in an Aboriginal general practice on the outskirts of Sydney.

Libby has been a GP supervisor and involved in many aspects of GP education. Since 1992 she has worked on projects with RACGP in the area of Family Abuse and violence (FAV). She has been involved in every edition of the RACGP White Book. In 2014 she co-editor with Prof Kelsey Hegarty the RACGP 4th edition ‘Abuse and violence: working with our patients in general practice’ (The White Book).

Libby now works as a Medical Educator doing Clinical Training Visits to GP Registrars for GP Synergy, teaching mental health for RACGP Rural and doing presentations, workshops and writing in areas of FAV, Mental Health and Advance Care Planning. She has been involved in mentoring and supervising GPs. She is the chairperson for the RACGP Faculty of Specific Interest - Abuse and Violence in families Network. She is committed to keeping families and especially children safe.