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NSW Nursing and Midwives Shortage Imminent

2nd February , 2018|home slider, Industry News|

Reported by ABC Online, a recent model shows an alarming, possibly catastrophic, shortage of nurses in New South Wales. The model predicts by the year 2030, a shortage of 8,000 nurses could be seen. With south-west Sydney registering the highest risk of “catastrophic,” Sydney, rural New South Wales, the Mid-North Coast, and the Metro New [...]

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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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What is ‘EQ’ in healthcare?

1st February , 2017|Career Tips, Home page, home slider|

How Emotional Intelligence Can Make You a Better Medical Professional Every single one of us has been to the doctor’s office for one reason or another throughout our lives - whether we visit our local clinic for an annual physical exam or book an urgent appointment when we are ill. Hopefully, the majority of your [...]

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Seven tips for a shiny new CV or resume

18th January , 2017|Career Tips, Home page, home slider, Inspiration, Jobseekers|

It’s a brand new year and you want to fresh, new start. You want to dust the cobwebs off the old CV or resume and look for the perfect job for you. But where do you start? Here are 7 key actions you can take to help you attract the right employer: Update your CV [...]

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Australians satisfied with GP care

15th January , 2017|Employers, Home page, home slider, Industry News, Jobseekers|

A recent study by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) looked into Patient Experiences of Australia for 2015-16, which showed Australians are satisfied with GP care. The ABS Patient Experience Survey is conducted annually and collects data on access and barriers to a range of health care services, including: - general practitioners (GPs) - medical [...]

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Save time, hire a healthcare professional yesterday

27th October , 2016|Employers, Hiring Tips, Home page, home slider|

Yesterday? That’s right! Well, of course you can’t quite hire a healthcare or medical professional before you need to… artificial intelligence in technology hasn’t quite got to the point that we can anticipate when you need your next GP, nurse or healthcare professional. But we’ve done the next best thing. The most common process for [...]

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Why does dress code matter? The psychology behind the uniform…

12th October , 2016|Career Tips, Employers, Home page, home slider|

In an era that is becoming increasingly casual, does what you choose to wear for work make a difference? Back in the early 1900's, uniforms in the healthcare industry were essentially derived from the nun's habit. While styles have changed over the years, the 'psychology of the uniform' and it's importance in the healthcare workplace [...]

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Health Care Homes Set to Change Healthcare Practice

27th September , 2016|Home page, home slider|

Healthcare in Australia is set to change, this is a fact. In fact, change is imperative if we, as a nation, are to be in a position to look after our swiftly ageing population, not to mention the sick and disabled. It’s well-known that the current Medicare system needs an overhaul, from the current fee-based [...]

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How to Interview: A Guide for Healthcare Employers

20th July , 2016|Employers, Hiring Tips, home slider|

The interview is the key to success or failure when it comes to hiring new staff into your healthcare and medical practice. Whether it is a GP, nurse or even administrative staff, a healthcare organisation only works efficiently when it has the right people in it, working well together. If you’re like most employers in [...]

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