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Junior Doctors Emigrate Australia New Zealand
How to Get a Job In Australia or New Zealand
Career advice for junior doctors thinking of emigrating to Australia or New Zealand. From a doctor who did it.
Almostadoctor wins an award for doctor!
Very exciting news! For his work on almostadoctor, our founder, Dr Tom Leach has been named as one of the
12 Apostles Victoria Australia
So, why do you want to move to Australia anyway?
Ah yes. So, why do you want to move to Australia (or New Zealand) anyway? Often accompanied by the ‘Oh
MTAS (Moving to Australia Soon)
Why do so may doctors move to Australia and New Zealand?
Balanitis / bellenditis… you decide.
A problem of a personal nature...
Chinese opera ward round. Image by shengjingyoujian - from flickr
What a lovely morning for the Opera
Back during my FY1 medicine attachment, I had the pleasure of looking after Mr C, a Chinese gentleman in his
Nice Shoes
My feet hurt. No idea what it could be. But I did wear some high heels the other day.
Live to be 100. Maybe?
We examine ways that might help to extend your lifespan.