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Working in rural NSW has many personal and professional benefits. The following videos contain stories of some of our NSW Health professionals who live and work in rural NSW. They share why they choose to work in rural NSW and what they love about it.

Living rurally benefits me and my family

Dr Tim Francis, a Rural Generalist and Anaesthetist, talks about how he and his wife moved to rural NSW for their kids. He enjoys the slower pace of life, the opportunity to be part of small community and to work in numerous different rural towns.

Working rurally has been a career advantage

Dr Shehnarz Salindera, a General Surgery trainee, talks about how doing her internship and resident years in Coffs Harbour enabled her to get to know senior consultants more closely than she could have in a metropolitan setting, which she feels was a career advantage when it came to applying for the surgical program.

Why I came to a rural town as a locum and stayed

Dr Randall Greenberg, Director of Critical Care at Dubbo Base Hospital, talks about how he came to Dubbo as a locum and then decided to stay. He feels like the Emergency Department in Dubbo is the perfect size to allow him to use his skills to treat sick people.

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There are so many opportunities in rural NSW

Nurses and Midwives from Batemans Bay to Broken Hill share their experiences, including the personal and professional opportunities working rurally has given them.

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Transcript: Imagine Rural - Opportunities​

Current as at: Thursday 18 February 2021