With an alarming 65,000 suicide attempts made in Australia each year, action is needed. Challenging the misconceptions associated with suicide is essential to ensure people can ask for and give help without discrimination. We talk to one of Wavelength’s Psychiatrists this RUOK day for some ideas on how to offer help to someone you are worried about.
In Australia, around 30,000 people suffer from a sudden cardiac arrest each year. On average, only 9-10% survive. We all have a part to play in increasing this alarmingly low survival rate and could be saving 12,000 lives a year!
Read our interview with Associate Professor Paul Middleton, Senior Emergency Medicine Specialist, to find out how.
Following our previous blog about the changes to Other Medical Practitioner (OMP) programs, here are some further updates on the Medicare rebates that will apply to non-VR General Practitioners from 1st November 2018.
From 3 September 2018, the RACGP’s Specialist Pathway Program (SPP) is being replaced by the Specialist Recognition Program (SRP). To be assessed under the current SPP arrangements, you must create a RACGP profile and pay the assessment fee by 31st August 2018. Read our blog for full details.
OMPs programs are changing for non-VR GPs. As part of the Stronger Rural Health Strategy announced in the 2018-19 Budget, the Government is reforming Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) item fee arrangements. Find out what is changing and when.
Have you got what it takes to be a great Locum Doctor?
With Australia’s medical system increasingly reliant on skilled locum Doctors, we have a wealth of interesting and rewarding locum jobs currently available at Wavelength. But it takes a special type of doctor to take up locum work. Have you got what it takes? We’ve put together our top five questions to help you find out.
At Wavelength, our mission is to partner with medical professionals & healthcare organisations for the betterment of communities. To achieve this we follow four core values – Excellence, Integrity, Ingenuity and Heart. Heart is key to making a positive impact.
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