In General Practice, you never know who or what you're going to see. You get to see kids, older people and everything in between.
Being a rural hospital doctor is a thoroughly satisfying and rewarding career choice. It offers you a way to choose the lifestyle you want, while contributing to your community.
Do you want to know what a rural hospital doctor does day-to-day? Read some of the profiles below to find our about our doctors.
"As a rural doctor, my work is varied and my family enjoys a great lifestyle.
Rural medicine is hands-on, practical and solution focused.”
"The appeal of being in a rural place is that you’re a generalist, you know a little bit about everything."
“Rural medicine is immensely satisfying. It’s varied and exciting.
In rural medicine you need a broad range of skills and the confidence to use them in any situation.”
"Rural medicine gives you a greater range of things to deal with than in your average urban general practice."
"The lifestyle is definitely a big drawcard. I have a young family and by living in a small community, we’re able to live by the beach and still be close to work"
"I guess I was always destined to be a generalist, but being a rural generalist is just the best.”