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Working as a doctor in Australia

Our in-house Regulatory & Migration team outlines the processes that apply to qualified overseas-trained doctors wanting to settle in Australia.

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Supporting the journey of medical students

Read our interview with the Wavelength scholarship recipient at UNSW Medical school — an inspirational medical student who has a big vision for the future. 

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Celebrating Mums, medicine and locum work

With Mother’s Day around the corner, read about two doctors, and mothers, to see how they manage parenting with a thriving locum medical career.

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Managing a GP clinic during COVID-19

The day-to-day reality for General Practice owners and managers is changing. We spoke with two GPs about their tips for navigating this pandemic.

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International Travel Restrictions

Our in-house Regulatory and Migration team is working to provide you with the most up-to-date information about travel restrictions to and from Australia.

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Junior doctors and mental health WavelengthMedicalRecruitment

Why Junior Doctors are struggling at work and what we can do about it

Many junior doctors feel pressure at work and with the COVID-19 pandemic doctors are feeling overworked. We discuss this & ways to protect your wellbeing.

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International Women's Day - An equal world is an enabled world

Wavelength’s Director Claire Ponsford reflects on how far we’ve come and how far we all still have to go to breakdown stereotypes and achieve gender parity.

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1200 x 627 2020

Looking at the last decade and ahead to 2020

24,495 Locums and 1,460 permanent doctors placed - read about our last decade in medical recruitment as we look ahead to 2020 and beyond.

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What devices could help patients this year?

What devices could help improve your wellbeing? Read our review of useful devices and health technology to consider in 2020.

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What changes would you like to see in ED?

To get a better picture of what doctors want in Emergency Departments, at the ACEM ASM we asked doctors what changes they would like to see in the ED.

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John Bethell

Dr John Bethell graduated from Aberdeen Medical School in 1990 and worked as a doctor in both the UK and Australia, launching Wavelength with co-founder Claire Ponsford in 1999. As a pioneer and market leader of medical recruitment in Australia Dr Bethell has seen the industry grow and mature. After two decades of helping doctors find work and healthcare employers find doctors, he sees the medical workforce world from a unique perspective.

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Claire Ponsford

Claire Ponsford is one of the co-founders and directors of Wavelength International. She founded Wavelength with Dr. John Bethell in 1999. They wanted to create a different type of recruitment company, one that truly cared about its employees, who in turn would truly care about the service delivered to doctors and healthcare employers. For over 20 years Claire has led the Wavelength team to help doctors from all medical specialties and seniorities in finding the most rewarding jobs across Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore.

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Camilla Mutton

Camilla Mutton has worked in the Medical and Not-For-Profit sector for nearly a decade. Previously working as an Associate Recruiter at Wavelength on the Psychiatry team, she has recently moved to the Wavelength corporate team as Business Improvement Consultant, and prior to that worked at the Australian Red Cross Blood Service and Greenpeace Australia. As an avid reader, and advocate for equality, Camilla has a thirst for knowledge and involvement across the medical industry and multiple not-for-profit organisations. She offers a fresh perspective on the medical workforce and the ever-changing cultural environments in Australia.

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Elinor Faulkner

Elinor manages the Wavelength Regulatory & Migration Team. She assists overseas-trained specialist doctors with all the registration requirements for moving to Australia and New Zealand. For +11 years, she has worked with doctors and clients to navigate the complexities of medical registration, liaising with the AMC, AHPRA, Medicare, MCNZ and many of the specialist colleges to place doctors where they are most needed, and allow doctors to realise their dream of working abroad.

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Alex Graham

Alex is a Registered Migration Agent and is responsible for managing all of the visa requirements for Overseas Trained GPs to work in Australia.

After transitioning from her role as Regulatory Consultant to our Migration Agent, Alex’s seven years of experience in the regulatory and migration arena provides crucial support to the GP team.

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Anthony Llewellyn

Dr Anthony Llewellyn graduated from the University of Tasmania in 1996. Anthony has had a diverse career in Medicine. A career that has seen Anthony become a consultant Psychiatrist and then go on to work in a range of leadership, administrative, executive and teaching roles. Anthony has previously been a Director of Medical Workforce at Hunter New England Local Health District as well as the Executive Medical Director of the Health Education and Training Institute from 2012 to 2016.

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