A flexible and diverse career starts with a flexible training program

A flexible and diverse career starts with a flexible training program


Monday 10 September 2018

As WA’s deliverer of the Australian General Practice Training program, our organisation supports and enables over 500 GP registrars every day to progress through their training requirements to achieve fellowship.    The path to fellowship for many requires a flexible …


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Supporting doctors to balance work and family commitments


Wednesday 5 September 2018

Our medical workforce is integral to the Child and Adolescent Health Service (CAHS) and we are committed to supporting our doctors as they develop their careers in paediatric medicine. We understand the importance of offering a workplace where all staff …


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A little stability goes a long way


Tuesday 4 September 2018

The stress of planning a family is real, especially for pre-vocational Doctors in Training (DiTs) who for the most part operate on 12-month contracts.   Thankfully, new interns are being offered three-year contracts, which allow them to plan a year …


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The problem with anxiety is that it’s ‘all around’


Monday 3 September 2018

Anxiety may be our greatest mental health burden. The Australian, 3 July 2018, reported a significant increase in parental anxiety within a respected school community and a parallel rise in verbal and physical abuse from parents towards staff.   This …


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Dr YES heads north


Monday 3 September 2018

From the moment we were told to fasten our seatbelts for the descent, we peered through the porthole, taking in the red dust, the remarkably congested port and a great pile of salt. Port Hedland was the beginning of Dr …


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It is time for the AMA and the medical profession to call out Health Minister Greg Hunt’s reforms of the Private Health Insurance (PHI) industry as window dressing at best. In an era where so much discussion is on value-based …