A longstanding but complex health policy issue has been toensure people in rural Australia have good access to medicalcare. In the context of a reported national oversupplyof doctors, policies to redistribute doctors to areas ofundersupply are of particular relevance. This policy briefsummarises key evidence from the MABEL survey in relationto supporting the rural medical workforce. Our evidenceshows that a range of factors throughout the medicaltraining pipeline and the course of doctors’ work influencesthe supply of doctors in rural areas.
|Place of Publication||Melbourne, Australia|
|Publisher||University of Melbourne|
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 2017|
|Name||Centre for Research Excellence in Medical Workforce Dynamics. Policy Brief|
|Publisher||Centre for Research Excellence in Medical Workforce Dynamics|
McGrail, M., O'Sullivan, B., Russell, D., & Scott, A. (2017). Solving Australia's rural medical workforce shortage. (Centre for Research Excellence in Medical Workforce Dynamics. Policy Brief). University of Melbourne.