Category: Medical Career

Discover a vibrant new medical career in Australia

Seven UK and Irish doctors reveal why they made the life-changing move to Australia to advance their medical careers.

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Working in Indigenous Health

During Reconciliation Week we're speaking to some of our Doctors to find out what it's like to work in AMS (Aboriginal Medical Services) & Indigenous Health. We caught up with one of our Locum Consultant Psychiatrists, Dr Robert Karoly, who does a lot of work in Indigenous Mental Health. Read on for his insights.

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The life of an ENT Surgeon

We talk with Dr Bridget Clancy, ENT Surgeon, about a new opportunity to work with her in Warrnambool. For an ENT Surgeon or Specialist considering an exciting and rewarding career change, life just doesn’t get much better than this practice in Victoria.

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GP Careers in Australia

Wavelength has been assisting GPs with their careers in Australia for nearly 20 years. Read about Dr Ounnas's new life in Australia as a GP.

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Suicide rates are dropping - unless you’re a junior doctor

The recent spate of junior doctor suicides in Australia has made world headlines. Shocking in their own right as stories of human tragedy, they also strike a particular chord for those of us who have had to endure gruelling medical internships.

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Using locum work to plan your career strategy

It is unfortunate the word ‘locum’ is often synonymous with the pursuit of fast money. The hourly or per diem rate can look attractive at face value, but in truth, ask a locum why they locum and you’ll often hear a range of reasons before money is even mentioned.

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Living and working as a specialist in tropical Singapore

Wavelength’s Singapore consultant Tara Pickering is an expert on the modern Singaporean health system and the complex processes involved in securing a medical specialist role. She talks to Dr John Bethell about Singapore’s state-of-the-art medical facilities & what it’s like to live and work in this unique tropical island state.

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Living the dream

We talk to British doctor – and berry farmer – Dr Lucy Reed, Director of Emergency Medicine at Launceston General Hospital, about her adventurous ED career and love of Tasmania. Even by emergency physician standards, Dr Lucy Reed has had an energetic and adventurous career...

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Seismic changes ahead for Australian general practice

Are we ready? All the signs suggest that general practice in Australia is about to undergo a major upheaval. And it’s no great surprise. It’s a worldwide trend in response to the rise of chronic disease and the cost blow outs that inevitably follow.

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Saving sight in Ethiopia

This morning I’m speaking to Dr Wondu Alemayehu, an eye surgeon based in Addis Ababa, to talk about his collaboration with The Fred Hollows Foundation on a project to eliminate trachoma from Oromia - a region of Ethiopia which, with a population of 34 million, is larger than many African nations.

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