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2017 Audit Places Skilled Medical in the Top Tier of Recruitment Agencies
August 2017

Skilled Medical's 2017 quality rating places it in the top tier of recruitment agencies in Australia and New Zealand.

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Skilled Medical Awarded Medical Officer Supply Arrangement with Queensland Health
June 2017

Skilled Medical has been awarded a place on Queensland Health’s standing offer arrangement for the provision of Locum Medical Officers and the Recruitment of Medical Officers through Recruitment Agencies.

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Skilled Medical’s UNSW 2017 Award for Advancement in Indigenous Health
June 2017

The University of NSW Scholarships Office has awarded the 2017 Skilled Medical Award for Advancement in Indigenous Health to Russell Thompson, a third year medical student at UNSW.

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Skilled Medical Launches New Websites in ANZ and UK
May 2017

Skilled Medical has launched new refreshed websites for the skilledmedical.com (Australia & New Zealand) and skilledmedical.co.uk (United Kingdom) domains.

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Skilled Medical Exhibits at RANZCP 2017 Congress
May 2017

Skilled Medical was one of 42 exhibitors to participate in The Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) 2017 Congress held at the Adelaide Convention Centre.

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The Louisiades Archipelago Aid Project
May 2017

Dr John Marley, a senior doctor who works with Skilled Medical, his wife, Anne (a dietitian) Stephanie (a remote ED nurse) and three other crew members will embark on an extraordinary voyage soon to The Louisiades Archipelago.

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Skilled Medical UK Exhibits at the NHS National Temporary Staffing Conference
March 2017

Skilled Medical was one of 80 exhibitors to participate in the NHS National Temporary Staffing Conference held at the Rowley Mile Racecourse and Conference Centre in Newmarket, Suffolk on 16th March 2017.

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New Burns Management Guidelines Funded By Skilled Medical
December 2016

A new, second-generation Burns Management Guidelines website has been launched with funding support from Skilled Medical. The Alfred Hospital’s Burns Management Guidelines are a nationally recognised clinical resource for the management of burn injuries.

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Health Trust Europe – Skilled Medical Awarded a Place on HTE Total Workforce Solutions Framework
December 2016

Skilled Medical Limited has recently been awarded a place on the Health Trust Europe (HTE) Total Workforce Solutions framework for the supply of locum and permanent doctors to public and private health services in the UK.

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Skilled Medical Exhibits at GPCE Melbourne 2016
November 2016

Skilled Medical was one of over 90 exhibitors to participate in The General Practice Conference & Exhibition (GPCE) Melbourne 2016, Australia’s leading event for primary healthcare professionals.

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Skilled Medical Exhibits at RACMA's 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting
October 2016

Skilled Medical was one of 13 exhibitors to participate in The Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA) 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre on the 13th and 14th of October 2016.

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Skilled Medical Awarded a Place on NHS National Clinical Staffing Framework
August 2016

Skilled Medical Limited has been awarded a place on the new National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS. Being awarded a place on Lot 1 and Lot 2 of the National Clinical Staffing Framework, developed for the NHS by the NHS Collaborative Procurement Partnership, means that Skilled Medical Limited can supply temporary staff, permanent staff and fixed-term staff to clinical positions in the NHS.

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Skilled Medical's Best Result Yet as an ISO 9001 and RCSA Quality Certified Recruitment Firm
July 2016

Skilled Medical's 2016 quality management and industry accreditation audit result places it in the top tier of quality certified recruitment agencies. The overall result of 8.9 out of 10 is its best result yet in over 7 years of annual accreditation audits and exceeds the industry average of 6.8 for quality certified medical recruitment firms.

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Skilled Medical Listed As Designated Body by General Medical Council UK
September 2015

As part of Skilled Medical's further development in the United Kingdom, the company has been formally listed as a Designated Body by the General Medical Council. This will allow Skilled Medical to provide the structure required to support locum medical staff in meeting their appraisal and revalidation obligations as practising doctors.

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Training of Indigenous Doctors Supported by Skilled Medical Award of $5000
February 2015

The training of Indigenous medical students at the University of NSW Medical School in Sydney has been a growing success story. Its achievements in recruiting and retaining Aboriginal students is largely due to UNSW’s unique Indigenous support program and scholarships, including an annual award of $5000 provided by Skilled Medical.

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Skilled Medical Doctors Join RACMA Forum Addressing Rural Health Workforce Issues
September 2014

Maintaining a high quality and fully staffed rural health workforce is a challenging issue for Australian health services. This is a continuing problem given the high levels of urbanisation in Australia and the difficulties in attracting health professionals for work in rural areas.

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Skilled Medical 2014 Indigenous Medical Student Award at UNSW
August 2014

Skilled Medical is pleased to have been advised by the University of NSW Scholarships Office that it has awarded the 2014 Skilled Medical Award for Advancement in Indigenous Health to Jessica Wade a final year Medical Student at UNSW.

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Skilled Medical in Top Tier of Quality Certified Recruitment Firms
July 2014

Skilled Medical's 2014 accreditation survey result places it in the top tier of quality certified recruitment agencies. The overall result of 8.5 out of 10 is its best result yet in over 5 years of regular accreditation surveys and exceeds the industry average of 6.8 for quality certified medical recruitment firms.

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Skilled Medical Launches Permanent Desk
January 2014

Skilled Medical has increased its focus on permanent placements of medical officers by launching a permanent placement service in January 2014. Neil Morton, who has years of experience in the permanent placement of health care professionals joined Skilled Medical in January 2014 to develop the service.

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Skilled Medical Forum: Social Media and the Medical Profession
February 2013

On February 18, Skilled Medical hosted a forum on social media and the medical profession at our offices in Collingwood. Hosted by Dr E Robyn Mason, Skilled Medical’s Senior Medical Advisor, the evening featured presentations from Jenni Beattie and Jhaike Braham of the Cancer Council NSW.

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Skilled Medical Care for Caring Refugee Employment Program - Brotherhood of St. Laurence Melbourne
October 2012

In 2011 Skilled Medical funded the Brotherhood of St Laurence’s ‘Care for Caring’ program, developed to help up to 12 refugees find employment in the health and community sectors through the provision of training, mentorship and support.

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UNSW Awards First Skilled Medical Indigenous Health Grant
August 2012

As part of our commitment to improving indigenous health care, Skilled Medical is funding for an annual award of $5000 at the University of New South Wales Medical Faculty for indigenous medical students who undertake a project in their local community aimed at improving health outcomes.

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New Burns Injury Guidelines Released After Funding by Skilled Medical
June 2010

This year, as we all reflect on the 2009 Black Saturday fires, it is apparent that Australia’s worst natural disaster, resulting in 173 deaths and 414 injuries changed the lives and hearts of many Australians forever. This tragedy brought about a greater awareness for the need of bush fire preparation, safety and increased burn injury research and treatment knowledge particularly in rural and regional health service organisations and hospitals.

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Solutions Needed for Doctor Shortages in Rural Areas
December 2009

Many towns and small communities across Australia are experiencing medical staff shortages. Local doctors are often overworked and health services and medical clinics experience difficulties attracting new staff as many doctors are reluctant to relocate to rural areas. Migrant doctors coming into Australia also prefer to stay in the capital cities, because they find the move easier.

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Events

Industry Conferences & Events

Upcoming Exhibits

Skilled Medical will be exhibiting at the following industry conferences and events:

St Vincent's Hospital

Sponsored Doctor Educational Forum

20 September 2017

Melbourne, VIC

Rural Medicine Australia 17

Coffee Cart with Booth No. 41

19-21 October 2017

Pullman Albert Park, Melbourne, VIC

RACMA Conference 2017

Exhibit No. 6

18-20 October 2017

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, VIC

34th Annual Scientific Meeting Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

Booth No. 28

19-23 November 2017

International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW

 

 

Skilled Medical is an international medical recruitment, placement and services firm that delivers qualified medical professionals wherever they are needed in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom