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Dr Hester Wilson

General Practitioner, NSW

Hester is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, (RACGP), as well as a Fellow of the Chapter of Addiction Medicine in the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. She is the Chair of the RACGP Special Interest Group in Addiction and works for South Eastern Sydney Local Health District Drug and Alcohol Service and in general practice in Sydney.

As an experienced medical educator, Hester has written widely on general practice and substance use issues and was involved in planning and facilitating the recent RACGP AOD training. She recently convened the 6th International Medicine in Addiction Conference and is a member of a number of state and national committees looking at Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, opioid stewardship and the roll out of real time prescription monitoring.

She is currently undertaking a PhD focused on GPs’ experience of patients with chronic pain and prescription opioid use disorder.

The Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN) respectfully acknowledges the Wurundjeri and the Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin nation, the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which our office is situated. We also acknowledge Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.