Why does a growing Healthcare Practice need to be online?

Increasingly, our world is going ‘digital’, especially if you’re in a country like Australia. The healthcare industry is not immune to this, but you might wonder how does an online brand make a difference to your ability to hire staff into your practice? In this piece, I will explain: What [...]

By |26th April , 2018|

Why Community Engagement is important in Medical Practice

Active community engagement is a great way for medical practices and healthcare clinics to promote their profile in the local area, as well as for medical practitioners to raise their personal profile. By volunteering your time and skills in contributing to the growth of your community can impact your career [...]

By |27th March , 2018|

Four Key Principles for Successful Healthcare Practices

The medical and healthcare industry in Australia is booming. It’s well-known that as our population ages and expands, there is increased demands placed on the country’s primary health care providers, be they GP practices, medical specialists, physiotherapists, psychologists and more. What does this mean for the principal or practice manager [...]

By |1st March , 2018|

Medical Incidents in Australia’s Government Health Services Signals Issues

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 [...]

By |31st January , 2018|

In-Person vs Phone – Tips for Interview Success

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 [...]

By |25th January , 2018|

Holograms Meet Medicine – Australian Aged Care Provider Leads The Way

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 [...]

By |22nd January , 2018|

AMA Proposes a Rural Workforce Initiative to Attract More Doctors

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 [...]

By |10th January , 2018|Tags: , , |

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

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 [...]

By |18th October , 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Where else, but…. Queensland!

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 [...]

By |7th September , 2017|Tags: , |

Working out in the Wild West

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 [...]

By |28th July , 2017|

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

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 [...]

By |29th June , 2017|

9 Must-Ask Questions For Your Healthcare Job Interview

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 [...]

By |7th June , 2017|Tags: , , , |