Costly and harmful
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Costly and harmful: we need to tame the tsunami of too much medicine

ABC’s Four Corners program on waste in health care didn’t pull any punches. “Many common treatments are often unnecessary, ineffective, or worse still harmful,” said presenter Kerry O’Brien, introducing a special investigation narrated…
Dr Andrew Bezzina
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Specialty Spotlight - Emergency Medicine - With Dr Andrew Bezzina (Part 2)

Dr Andrew Bezzina (MB BS, FACEM) is a senior staff specialist in Emergency Medicine in the Illawarra region of NSW. He is widely respected in the emergency medicine community, and as the Chairman of the not-for-profit organisation Emergency…
Choke In An Interview
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Quick Primer - What To Do If You Choke In An Interview

Choking in an interview is not a comfortable feeling. All eyes are upon you, and you just can't find the right thing to say. Choking happens when your mind shifts into somewhere that is not 'in the now'. You might think of an answer to…
Medical CV
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Free Webinar - 7 Obvious Mistakes To Avoid On Your Medical CV (+ free CV template)

In this free webinar designed specifically for healthcare professionals, we will cover what you must know before you create or revise your medical CV. We'll also be releasing our free CV template exclusively to attendees of this webinar (it's…
Dr Andrew Bezzina (Part 1)
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Specialty Spotlight - Emergency Medicine - With Dr Andrew Bezzina (Part 1)

Dr Andrew Bezzina (MB BS, FACEM) is a senior staff specialist in Emergency Medicine in the Illawarra region of NSW. He is widely respected in the emergency medicine community, and as the Chairman of the not-for-profit organisation Emergency…
toxic culture
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Surgeons take a scalpel to their own toxic culture

An independent report commissioned by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) released yesterday has found bullying, sexual harassment and discrimination are commonplace in the culture of surgeons. Apologising and committing to genuine…
Medical Recruiter Pull Their Hair Out
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8 Things That Will Make Your Medical Recruiter Pull Their Hair Out

So, you're considering some locum work, or some casual shifts. Maybe you are a junior doctor, a nurse, or a general practitioner. Where do you start? Perhaps you'll start looking in familiar places - in the emails you get from your college…
Interview Skills Intensive for Healthcare Professionals
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Free Webinar - Interview Skills Intensive for Healthcare Professionals

Everyone (well, almost everyone) is better at interviews than they think. During this one hour session, we will explore how to ace interviews with a few easy steps. We will cover: -The best ways to prepare for interviews -Gathering invaulable…
Offshore Medical Officer
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Feature Job - Offshore Medical Officer

One of the most interesting and challenging varieties of position we offer is the opportunity to work on vessels offshore. We work with a number of employers who offer these types of positions, with government and private sector clients. We're…
Bullying & Harassment
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RACS Releases Draft Report On Bullying & Harassment

When I was responsible for a JMO Management Unit in a public hospital, I often saw the devastating effects of bullying and harassment in the medical profession, particularly in surgery. The case that stays in my memory is that of a poorly performing…