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Welcome to the Talking Country Health podcast, where we discuss everything to help health professionals navigate working in rural and regional Victoria. Proudly brought to you by Rural Workforce Agency Victoria.

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Welcome to the Talking Country Health podcast, where we discuss everything to help health professionals navigate working in rural and regional Victoria. Proudly brought to you by Rural Workforce Agency Victoria.

    Dr Greg Malcher about GP Locum Services

    Dr Greg Malcher about GP Locum Services

    Welcome to the Talking Country Health podcast brought to you by Rural Workforce Agency Victoria.In today’s episode we’re talking to Dr Greg Malcher, a general practitioner based in Daylesford.Dr Greg picked up locum work last year with RWAV and has since completed placements in Apollo Bay and Halls Gap.
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    • 18 min
    Dr Monika Jones on RWAV Census

    Dr Monika Jones on RWAV Census

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    • 13 min
    Dr Andrew Horwood on Pain Management

    Dr Andrew Horwood on Pain Management

    Welcome to the Talking Country Health podcast brought to you by Rural Workforce Agency Victoria. Tune in to our latest episode to hear Dr Andrew Horwood’s insights into pain management.Dr Horwood works closely with both public and private multi-disciplinary teams, in particular the Persistent Pain Program at Wimmera Health Care Group to improve patient education and help people reduce their previous reliance on opiate medication.Tune in to this episode to hear how Dr Horwood has navigated working rurally as an experienced health professional, and what he loves most about it.Are you a health professional interested in providing outreach service to Victoria’s country communities? Check out RWAV’s outreach programs to see how you can get involved: www.rwav.com.au/outreach-programs.
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    • 12 min
    Optometrist Dr James Mitchell on providing outreach services

    Optometrist Dr James Mitchell on providing outreach services

    James Mitchell is an Optometrist based in Western Victoria. Born and bred in Warrnambool, there was no doubt for James that he would return to his home town after completing his optometry studies.



    James always knew he wanted to be involved in outreach work to help rural communities with limited access to eye health services. The opportunity to take his work on the road presented itself straight out of uni, which now sees James regularly visiting ACCOs, local medical clinics and schools all over Western Victoria.



    Tune in to this bite size episode to hear how James has navigated working rurally as a young health professional, and what he loves most about it.



    Are you a health professional interested in providing outreach service to Victoria’s country communities? Check out RWAV’s outreach programs to see how you can get involved: www.rwav.com.au/outreach-programs
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    • 8 min
    The More Doctors for Rural Australia Program explained

    The More Doctors for Rural Australia Program explained

    The More Doctors for Rural Australia Program is a 3GA program which enables doctors who are non-vocationally registered to work in rural regions and access Medicare.



    In this episode of the Talking Country Health Podcast, RWAV’s in house Medical Advisor, Dr Kathy Kirkpatrick explains what you need to know about the program; unpacking some of the finer details for non VR doctors and practice managers interested in knowing more.



    For more information visit the RWAV website: https://www.rwav.com.au/workforce-support/more-doctors-for-rural-australia-program/
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    • 14 min
    The state of country health in Victoria with RWAV CEO, Trevor Carr

    The state of country health in Victoria with RWAV CEO, Trevor Carr

    Tune in this episode to hear insights from RWAV CEO, Trevor Carr about the state of country health in Victoria.



    Trevor shares his thoughts about the key challenges facing the rural health sector in the next five years, the impact of COVID-19 on health services and the opportunities that lie ahead.



    If you haven’t heard about RWAV before or want to learn more about what programs you can get involved with, Trevor provides an overview of RWAV’s core work and vision for health care in country Victoria.
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    • 26 min

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