The medical workforce in Australia

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Description

Despite decades of efforts to attract more doctors to the country, numbers are still falling. Meanwhile, the humble GP is at risk right around the country as more and more medical graduates look to specialise.

Period8 May 2017

Media coverage

1

Media coverage

  • TitleThe medical workforce in Australia
    Media name/outletABC Nightlife
    Duration/Length/Size60 minutes live interview, 1 million viewers Australia-wide
    CountryAustralia
    Date8/05/17
    DescriptionBelinda presented live on ABC Radio Nightlife talking live about Monash School of Rural Health and MABEL research. The description of the episode was "Despite decades of efforts to attract more doctors to the country, numbers are still falling. Meanwhile, the humble GP is at risk right around the country as more and more medical graduates look to specialise."
    Producer/AuthorABC - Suzanne Hill
    URLwww.abc.net.au/radio/programs/nightlife/the-medical-workforce-of-au
    PersonsBelinda O'Sullivan, Matthew McGrail, Deborah Russell

Keywords

  • specialist doctors, rural, training, vocational, 457 visas, general practitioners