There are many reasons GPs train and practise rurally. Some choose to go rural for their family and the lifestyle.
Dr Jaime Hurley, a GP with special skills in obstetrics talks about the importance of reopening maternity services at Beaudesert Hospital.
The 13th of February 2008 marked a significant moment in Australia’s history
Dr Bron Cleary reflects on her internship as she decides her next career move.
For many GPs, continuity of care is an especially satisfying aspect of the job.
“I don’t think I could ever get bored as a GP.”
Dr Sue Masel, Goondiwindi based GP and Rural Supervisor Liaison Officer shares her experiences as a country GP and how she supports other rural GPs.
Become better at working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients
Christmas decorations have crept into the shopping centres, carols have started playing and family pictures of tree decorating are popping up on our Facebook feeds
Nine tips for helping you decide on your medical specialty.
Dr Bruce Willett, GPTQ Supervisor and Liaison Officer and Brisbane-based doctor, shares his experiences as a GP and GP supervisor – and the benefits of both.
Outback Queensland offers interesting medicine, a great climate and more.
Stay calm and bring out your best during the exam period
Take the time to become more satisfied with life and work. Work is a huge part of life. Many doctors work upwards of 40 hours a week
Discover exciting medicine, cheap rent and the great outdoors in Darling Downs and West Moreton.
Discover how to pursue a career as a sports doctor by delving into the career of Dr Kevin Arlett, former GP to NRL team, The Cowboys.
Check out our tips for surviving med school on a shoestring budget.
Give your GP career a head start with a scholarship, placement program, or bursary.
Meet Chinchilla's newest GP registrar, Dr Sam Petersen
Beauty may only be skin deep, but the fact is, looking good on the outside often helps us to feel good on the inside too. Dr Kathy Gallagher tells us how she helps her clients to put their best face (and other body parts) forward. Dr Kathy Gallagher owns and operates the Shine Clinic in [...]
Watch this short 90-second video of the National Ceremony at Teralba Park on National Sorry Day 2016. General Practice Training Queensland is a proud supporter of National Sorry Day and was honoured to take part in the 2016 ceremony. "National Sorry Day reminds us not only about the significance of the forcible removal policies the [...]
Dear Registrars, Difficult conversations. [Silence] They don't just happen with patients. They happen with partners, with friends and family. Not surprisingly, they also happen at work. And the stakes are high. Not least of which is your feeling of wellbeing and enjoyment of your career. The good news is that there are plenty of resources, [...]
Flo Watson at National Sorry Day, Teralba Park Born into the family of a stolen generation, and painfully separated from her home at the age of 11, Brisbane Aboriginal Community Spokeswoman Flo Watson understands firsthand the intergenerational trauma that follows from being removed from your family and culture. In celebration of National Sorry [...]
Over 4.8 million Australians experience bladder or bowel control problems according to the Continence Foundation of Australia. Bowel or bladder incontinence is common across life stages and the sexes. It can affect people's work, sex life, ability to exercise and maintain a healthy body weight, and participation in life. In the lead up to World [...]
We ask GPTQ Registrar Dr Fiona McKinnon to list the rural locations she has worked in as a GP Registrar and the distances they are from major cities; how rural placements work for her as a mother; what the support was like during her rural placement; and what advice she would give to new doctors about rural [...]