Funding for rural and remote medical students to retain them via scholarships such as the RAMUS and bonded placements along with return of service models should be continued and increased. This models could also be implemented for other eHealth professionals.
The rural workforce pipeline
The specialist training programme (STP) has seen some success in attracting and retaining specialist trainees as specialists in regional and rural areas. Excluding the specialist colleges involved in training general practitioners, especially rural generalists, is an error that should be... more