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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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Locum and permanent pay rates uncovered

Do you have questions around Locum and Permanent Doctor Pay Rates? Want to learn about how medical recruitment agencies work with a locum doctor? Find out now.

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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, we wanted to investigate this trend and what we can do to help. Read more now.

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Time to brush up on your locum etiquette?

Wavelength's Dr John Bethell gives us his guide to locum etiquette - strategies for a smooth induction and ground rules to ensure you're welcomed back.

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Why are Australian GPs happier than most?

Why are Australian general practitioners happier than most? Dr John Bethell, Wavelength International director investigates in this article. Read more today!

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Do medical recruiters deserve a bad reputation?

Medical Recruiters and the overall recruitment industry, can often face negative feedback & perspectives from the public but do they deserve it? Read more!

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Why Médecins Sans Frontières has a world class 'Employment Brand'

Why Medicins Sans Frontiers has a world class employment brand - Dr John Bethell, Wavelength director and international medical recruitment specialist

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Want to hone your clinical skills? Why not hire a coach?

If you want to hone your clinical skills, why not hire a coach? asks Dr John Bethell, Wavelength director and international medical recruitment expert

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Doctors: find a good medical recruitment consultant and stick with them

Doctors, find a good medical recruitment consultant and stick with them, says Dr John Bethell, Wavelength director and international recruitment expert

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So doctor, what possessed you to move overseas? Your recruiter will remind you.

Doctor, what possessed you to move overseas? Your recruiter will remind you - Dr John Bethell, Wavelength director and international medical recruitment expert

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Are doctors afraid to say "I don't know"?

Doctors spend their lives eliciting crucial answers for patients but are they scared of providing a common response: "I don't know". Read more on the Wave Blog.

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