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Australian GP Doctor Arrested in Nepal

13th March , 2018|Home page, Industry News|

The ABC news and other online news outlets have reported the arrest of Australian doctor Sarah Kemp and other 16 foreign doctors on the ground of practicing medicine without accreditation. The action which was spearheaded by Nepal's top medical body saw the arrest of foreign doctors practicing illegally in various hospitals across Kathmandu. The Director [...]

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Medical Incidents in Australia’s Government Health Services Signals Issues

31st January , 2018|Home page, Industry News, Uncategorized|

As reported by Adelaide Now, ABC Online and other news outlets, a Productivity Commission’s report on government health services was released with data for 2015-2016. It shone light on three surgical patients left with items inside their bodies and four people committing suicide, totaled seven of the eleven medical disasters that occurred in South Australian public [...]

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In-Person vs Phone – Tips for Interview Success

25th January , 2018|Career profiles, Career Tips, Home page, Jobseekers|

Are you looking for a new job in the healthcare and medical industry or worried about an upcoming job interview? We get it. Job interviews can be some of the most stressful aspects of the job hunting process, actually, even your career. So much so that people can avoid going for a better role because [...]

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Holograms Meet Medicine – Australian Aged Care Provider Leads The Way

22nd January , 2018|Home page, Industry News, Jobseekers|

As reported in the Australian Ageing Agenda's Community Care Review, Silver Chain, an Australian aged care and community health organisation is set use mixed reality technology to bring remote health consultations to clients. It's the first time that 'holoportation' has been used in this context, where healthcare professionals can appear in real-time as holograms projected [...]

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AMA Proposes a Rural Workforce Initiative to Attract More Doctors

10th January , 2018|Home page, home slider, Industry News|

On 9 January, the Australian Medical Association (AMA) released a position statement "Rural Workforce Initiatives", - a five-point plan to encourage more doctors to work in rural and remote locations, and improve patient access to care. The plan proposes initiatives in education and training, rural generalist pathways, work environments, support for doctors and their families, and financial [...]

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Winners of HealthcareLink’s inaugural Best Employer Awards for medical practices

18th October , 2017|Home page, home slider, Inspiration|

In 2017, we, at HealthcareLink, wanted to recognise the great employers and workplaces that the medical practices on our network are, so we decided to run the inaugural Best Employer Awards. The competition was run over July - September and split into three categories of Small, Medium and Large medical practices. It was an overwhelmingly [...]

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Where else, but…. Queensland!

7th September , 2017|Home page|

Spring has sprung and the HealthcareLink team made it a little sunnier, by heading north, to GPCE Brisbane. We are the Silver Sponsor of the GPCE conferences this year, and it has been wonderful, meeting GPs, practice nurses, registrars and practice managers, who travelled across the state and interstate to be there. It was a [...]

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Working out in the Wild West

28th July , 2017|Home page|

Travelling for work can be a hit and miss at times, but this was definitely not one of those occasions for me! I’ve returned from GPCE Perth, meeting GPs, practice nurses, registrars and practice managers from Perth and around the state of Western Australia and those who travelled interstate. HealthcareLink is the Silver Sponsor of [...]

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Are you a GP or Nurse Practitioner who wants to move to regional VIC?

29th June , 2017|Career Tips, Home page, Inspiration, Jobseekers|

If you’re a GP doctor or practice nurse / nurse practitioner and you are looking to move to a regional or rural location for work, then you cannot go past regional Victoria (VIC). When you’re thinking about changing jobs, particularly in general practice and the primary health sector, it’s important to look at the larger [...]

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9 Must-Ask Questions For Your Healthcare Job Interview

7th June , 2017|Career Tips, Home page, Jobseekers|

So you’ve landed an interview for a role that will take your career to the next level.  While you’re preparing for your healthcare job interview, don’t forget to think about questions you might like to ask the recruiter or hiring manager. Job interviews are a way for practice managers or recruiters to learn more about [...]

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