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2021 RVTS Registrar Intake -Supporting Rural, Remote and First Nations Communities

Extra doctor for Bega thanks to remote doctor training program

Sunday 30 May 2021

Media Release - Bega
A unique national GP training program that enables doctors to gain their specialist qualification in General Practice – while living and working as a doctor in a...

Extra doctor for Katanning and Kojonup thanks to remote doctor training program

Friday 23 April 2021

Media Release - Katanning and Kojonup
A unique national GP training program that enables doctors to gain their specialist qualification in General Practice – while living and working as...

Extra doctor for Macleay Island thanks to remote doctor training program

Sunday 30 May 2021

Media Release - Macleay Island
A unique national GP training program that enables doctors to gain their specialist qualification in General Practice – while living and working as a...

Unique training program key to recruitment of extra doctor for Broome and Fitzroy Crossing

Friday 28 May 2021

Media Release - Broome and Fitzroy Crossing
A unique national GP training program that enables doctors to gain their specialist qualification in General Practice – while living and...

Unique training program key to recruitment of extra doctor for St George

Friday 30 April 2021

Media Release - St George
A unique national GP training program that enables doctors to gain their specialist qualification in General Practice – while living and working as a doctor in...

Extra doctor for Plainland thanks to remote doctor training program

Friday 23 April 2021

Media Release - Plainland
A unique national GP training program that enables doctors to gain their specialist qualification in General Practice – while living and working as a doctor in...

Extra doctor for Walcha thanks to remote doctor training program

Friday 23 April 2021

Media Release - Walcha
A unique national GP training program that enables doctors to gain their specialist qualification in General Practice – while living and working as a doctor in a...

Extra doctor for Yass and Murrumbateman thanks to remote doctor training program

Thursday 13 May 2021

Media Release - Yass and Murrumbateman
A unique national GP training program that enables doctors to gain their specialist qualification in General Practice – while living and working...

Extra doctor for Aberdeen thanks to remote doctor training program

Friday 23 April 2021

Media Release - Aberdeen
A unique national GP training program that enables doctors to gain their specialist qualification in General Practice – while living and working as a doctor in...

Extra doctor for Karratha/Roebourne thanks to remote doctor training program

Friday 30 April 2021

Media Release - Karratha/Roebourne
A unique national GP training program that enables doctors to gain their specialist qualification in General Practice – while living and working as a...

Extra doctor for Clarence Town thanks to remote doctor training program

Thursday 22 April 2021

Media Release - Clarence Town
A unique national GP training program that enables doctors to gain their specialist qualification in General Practice – while living and working as a...

Extra doctor for Tumbarumba thanks to remote doctor training program

Friday 23 April 2021

Media Release - Tumbarumba
A unique national GP training program that enables doctors to gain their specialist qualification in General Practice – while living and working as a doctor...

Extra doctor for Harrington thanks to remote doctor training program

Friday 23 April 2021

Media Release - Harrington
A unique national GP training program that enables doctors to gain their specialist qualification in General Practice – while living and working as a doctor...

Extra doctor for Scottsdale thanks to remote doctor training program

Friday 28 May 2021

Media Release - Scottsdale
A unique national GP training program that enables doctors to gain their specialist qualification in General Practice – while living and working as a doctor...

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New doctor for Cunnamulla

A permanent new doctor has been appointed to Cunnamulla Hospital.

Former medical educators honoured

Two former RVTS medical educators have been recognised with awards.

Important information regarding the novel coronavirus

Tuesday 28 January 2020
To assist health workers regarding the novel coronavirus originating in Wuhan, China (2019-nCov), the Australian Government Chief Medical Officer and Department of Health have provided the following...

COVID-19 – Keeping you informed

Friday 13 March 2020
RVTS like many organisations is working on contingency planning for all the ways COVID-19 may impact our registrars, supervisors, alumni, staff and education activities. We will endeavour to provide...

Latest RVTS4GPs Blog - A Case of Management Dilemma

Thursday 3 September 2020
'Being brilliant at the basics will come in handy when there are no clinical pathways or algorithms that apply to the patient in front of you'.

RVTS registrars help close the medical gap

Thursday 3 September 2020
Continuity of medical care, especially amidst the current climate of the COVID-19 pandemic, is vital for positive health outcomes across Australia.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities...

RACGP Brian Williams Award Recipient 2020
-Dr Lorri Hopkins

Wednesday 30 September 2020
RVTS Congratulates Dr Lorri Hopkins - deserved recipient of the RACGP's Rural Faculty's Brian Williams Award

ACRRM Distinguished Service Award Recipient 2020
- Veeraja Uppal

Thursday 10 December 2020
Congratulations to RVTS’ Veeraja Uppal, recipient of ACRRM’s Distinguished Service Award for significant contribution to rural and remote medicine over the last two decades. Read more:

Aboriginal Health
"Cross Cultural Medicine" - RVTS4GPs Blog

Thursday 10 December 2020
"Cross Cultural Medicine - Not as difficult as you think" Find out more:

RVTS - Training and Retaining Doctors in Australian Communities for over 20 years

Wednesday 24 February 2021
The latest RVTS4GPs blog features RVTS CEO Dr Pat Giddings and RVTS Supervisor Dr Sara Fergusson, as they reflect on how RVTS came into being - as the solution to a health workforce problem. Read...

RVTS Targeted Recruitment - Funding Announcement

Thursday 18 March 2021
Federal Regional Health Minister, Mark Coulton announced the Federal Government’s expansion of the RVTS targeted recruitment pilot to more locations is providing better access to doctors in the...