Here are personal stories told by health professionals working in rural, regional and remote Australia regarding the services they provide on a typical day, challenges faced and why they #loverural.

Personal Stories

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Tom

Medical Student, QLD.

Today’s story is from Tom, a medical student and intern on the path to becoming a rural... READ MORE

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Simon

General Practice Registrar, QLD.

Simon arrived in Australia with a passion to work with people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait... READ MORE

Pradesha

Obstetrics and Gynecology registrar, QLD.

In this story, obstetrics and gynecology registrar Pradesha Hettiarachchi shares his experience... READ MORE

Louis

Rural Generalist and Anesthetist, QLD.

Dr Louis Peachey is a senior medical officer at Atherton District Hospital. He uses the case of... READ MORE

Julia

Director of Emergency Medicine, QLD.

Julia is an emergency medicine specialist working in north-west Queensland. In this story, Julia... READ MORE

Photo: ABC North West Queensland, Kelly Butterworth

Jay

Medical Intern, QLD.

In this story, Jay, a former nurse turned medical intern, expresses a strong opinion on the use... READ MORE

Geraldo

Medical Officer, QLD.

This is one story that puts a human face to rural and remote health in its own way. Geraldo, a... READ MORE

Ebonney

General Practice Registrar, QLD.

Ebonney is a general practice registrar with James Cook University (JCU). The title of her story... READ MORE

David

Practice Principal, VIC.

David’s story is an example of the unpredictability with which injuries in the bush occur, and... READ MORE