A family doctor who worked at nine clinics across Victoria tells us why she quit after eight months, and how a new fee structure could help save the system
It seems like a legal loophole, but patients say they fear losing care
Amid a widespread nursing shortage, five students said they were dismissed or failed for minor mistakes, and some allege they faced discrimination from instructors at their institution.
Weeks of delays, mountains of paperwork, hundreds of dollars in fees, and still, Dr. Alexandra Dionisopoulos had to cut her intended stay in half, despite a dire need of more healthcare workers.
Helen missed four days of clinical work at a long term care facility to protect vulnerable patients from the virus. Sprott Shaw College failed her for it.
Shortages have meant overworked staff, a slide in patient care, and even temporary hospital ward closures
An unannounced COVID surge is blending with ongoing staff shortages to create an “extreme overcensus situation” in local hospitals, weeks after COVID measures and regular data sharing were scrapped
The practice has grown from five doctors to 25 in five years