Dr Pring is a general psychiatrist who works predominantly in private practice, but has also been involved in consultation–liaison (Psychosomatics) psychiatry in the public sector for twenty–four years, including twelve years as Director of Box Hill Hospital Consultation– Liaison Psychiatry Service.
Bill has served on the Victorian Branch of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) including terms as Secretary, Chair, and as Branch General Councillor. Within the Australian Medical Association (AMA), Bill was firstly involved as a Committee Member, and then Secretary of the AMA Section of Psychiatry in Victoria. He has served as Psychiatry Craft Group Representative on the AMA Federal Council and was the Chair of the Federal AMA Public Health and Aged Care Committee. Bill is the AMA Observer on Private Mental Health Alliance (PMHA) and Chaired the PMHA’s Centralised Data Management Service (CDMS) Management Committee.