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

18th October , 2017|Employers, 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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Thanks for having us, Australian College of Nurse Practitioners at ACNP 2017

3rd October , 2017|HealthcareLink News|

September was a busy month for the HealthcareLink team! As well as GPCE Brisbane, we were also at the Australian College of Nurse Practitioners conference (ACNP 2017), held at the Sofitel Brisbane Central. It was fantastic meeting nurse practitioners face-to-face and understanding your needs when working for a hospital, private medical facility, medical centre or [...]

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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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Need a change from your healthcare job? Wish everyday was a holiday?

24th May , 2017|Home page, Inspiration, Jobseekers|

Are you feeling the need for change? Or has your residency permits changed recently, requiring you to make the move to a more rural location? Perhaps you’ve always been thinking of making that move to somewhere a little quieter, where work and life is in equal balance. Change can be scary though, not knowing what [...]

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Medicare Rebate Freeze to be Lifted – Federal Budget 2017

11th May , 2017|Industry News|

The Federal Government announced in the Budget 2017 that it will lift the Medicare rebate freeze, using a staged approach, starting this year. There will be bulk-billing incentives for GP consultation. GP and specialist consultations will be indexed from 2018, specialist procedures in 2019, and targeted diagnostic imaging services in 2020. The Australian Medical Association's federal president, [...]

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Telehealth ‘Robots’ to Write Medical Scripts without Doctors

18th April , 2017|Industry News, Uncategorized|

The Medical Republic reported recently that Australian regulations governing telehealth had a serious loophole, allowing scripts and repeat specialist referral letters to be written without a human doctor's oversight. The journalist refers to the fact that certain services offered by Qoctor don't require a doctor to oversee its issues, for example repeat referral letters for [...]

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