Skilled Medical News
Keeping Ahead In Our Service Delivery To Doctors
The results of the 2020 Doctor Satisfaction Survey confirm Skilled Medical’s commitment to its unparalleled personalised service levels and excellence in all that it does.
Skilled Medical Celebrates 15 Years of Service
This year marks Skilled Medical's 15-year anniversary in medical recruitment and a celebration of the company’s remarkable success and leadership through the years.
Our Visit to the Canberra Hospital Network
Recently, two members of Skilled Medical’s permanent recruitment team, Robert Campbell and Nevenka Zuvelek, visited health services in the ACT region, including Canberra Base Hospital, National Capital Private Hospital and Calvary Hospital.
Skilled Medical Selected as an Approved Supplier to Deliver Locum Medical Services in South Australia
Skilled Medical has been selected as an approved South Australia Health Locum Medical Services panel provider to deliver locum medical services to metropolitan and regional South Australian hospital and health services.
Skilled Medical Exhibits at GPCE Melbourne 2019
Skilled Medical was one of over 100 exhibitors at The General Practice Conference & Exhibition (GPCE) held at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre from 15 – 17 November 2019.
Skilled Medical UK Exhibits at Acute & General Medicine 2019
Skilled Medical UK was one of over 120 exhibitors at Acute & General Medicine (AGM) 2019 held at the ExCeL London from 11 – 12 November 2019.
Skilled Medical Exhibits at the Rural Medicine Australia 2019
Skilled Medical was one of over fifty exhibitors at Rural Medicine Australia held at The Star Gold Coast, Queensland from the 23 - 26 October 2019.
Skilled Medical Exhibits at the RACMA Annual Conference
Skilled Medical was one of several exhibitors at the RACMA Annual Conference held at the Hilton Adelaide in South Australia from the 2 - 4 October 2019.
Skilled Medical Again Achieves Top Tier 2019 Audit Results
Skilled Medical has successfully completed its onsite, Annual Surveillance Audit to maintain certification for AS/NZS ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems, RCSA Service Delivery Standards 2010, NSWH:2009 and recertification of HPV:2017.
Skilled Medical Exhibits at the RACP Congress 2019
Skilled Medical was an exhibitor at the RACP Congress 2019 at the Aotea Centre in Auckland, New Zealand from 6 - 8 May 2019.
Skilled Medical Exhibits at RACMA and HKCCM 2018 Conference
Skilled Medical was one of several exhibitors at the Joint Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA) and Hong Kong College of Community Medicine (HKCCM) conference held at the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine in Hong Kong from 5-8 September 2018.
Skilled Medical’s ISO 9001:2015 Quality Accreditation and RCSA SDS Recertification
Skilled Medical has successfully completed the annual audit for its ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems accreditation.
Skilled Medical’s High Standards Result in Recertification With NSW Heath
Skilled Medical Pty Ltd has been re-appointed to NSW Health’s Register of Medical Recruitment Agencies for a further 3 years through to July 2021 following its latest re-certification audit.
Skilled Medical’s UNSW 2018 Award for Advancement in Indigenous Health
The University of NSW Scholarships Office has awarded the 2018 Skilled Medical Award for Advancement in Indigenous Health to Megan Torpey, a first-year medical student at UNSW.
Skilled Medical Exhibits at ANZCA ASM 2018
Skilled Medical was an exhibitor at ANZCA ASM 2018, held in collaboration with the RACS ASC, at the International Convention Centre Sydney.
Aussie Doctor Demand Remains Strong
Skilled Medical Managing Director, Dr David Campbell's LinkedIn article titled, Aussie Doctor Demand Remains Strong.
Skilled Medical Expands Permanent Placements in Australia, NZ, UK and Ireland in 2018
To help meet demand in 2018, Skilled Medical has expanded its permanent placement of doctors with an expanded team of six permanent recruitment staff based in its London and Melbourne offices. The team places junior and senior doctors in Australia, New Zealand, the UK and Ireland.
Skilled Medical Exhibits at ACEM ASM Sydney 2017
Skilled Medical was an exhibitor at ACEM ASM Sydney 2017, the 34th Annual Scientific Meeting Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, held at the International Convention Centre Sydney from 19-23 November 2017.
Skilled Medical Exhibits at Rural Medicine Australia
Skilled Medical was an exhibitor at the Rural Medicine Australia conference held at the Pullman Hotel in Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria from 19-21 October 2017.
Skilled Medical Exhibits at RACMA's 2017 Annual Conference and Celebrate's the College's Golden Jubilee
Skilled Medical was one of 12 exhibitors at The Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA) 2017 annual conference held at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre from the 18th to 20th October 2017.
2017 Audit Places Skilled Medical in the Top Tier of Recruitment Agencies
Skilled Medical's 2017 quality rating places it in the top tier of recruitment agencies in Australia and New Zealand.
Skilled Medical Awarded Medical Officer Supply Arrangement with Queensland Health
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.
Skilled Medical’s UNSW 2017 Award for Advancement in Indigenous Health
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.
Skilled Medical Launches New Websites in ANZ and UK
Skilled Medical has launched new refreshed websites for the skilledmedical.com (Australia & New Zealand) and skilledmedical.co.uk (United Kingdom) domains.
Skilled Medical Exhibits at RANZCP 2017 Congress
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.
The Louisiades Archipelago Aid Project
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.
Skilled Medical UK Exhibits at the NHS National Temporary Staffing Conference
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.
New Burns Management Guidelines Funded By Skilled Medical
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.
Health Trust Europe – Skilled Medical Awarded a Place on HTE Total Workforce Solutions Framework
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.
Skilled Medical Exhibits at GPCE Melbourne 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.
Skilled Medical Exhibits at RACMA's 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting
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.
Skilled Medical Awarded a Place on NHS National Clinical Staffing Framework
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.
Skilled Medical's Best Result Yet as an ISO 9001 and RCSA Quality Certified Recruitment Firm
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.
Skilled Medical Listed As Designated Body by General Medical Council UK
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.
Skilled Medical Opens Its UK Business in London
Skilled Medical, one of Australia's largest and most respected medical recruitment and services firms, has opened an office in London as part of a plan to establish a full-service medical recruitment service in the United Kingdom.
Training of Indigenous Doctors Supported by Skilled Medical Award of $5000
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.
Skilled Medical Doctors Join RACMA Forum Addressing Rural Health Workforce Issues
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.
Skilled Medical 2014 Indigenous Medical Student Award at UNSW
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.
Skilled Medical in Top Tier of Quality Certified Recruitment Firms
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.
Skilled Medical Launches Permanent Desk
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.
Skilled Medical Forum: Social Media and the Medical Profession
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.
Skilled Medical Care for Caring Refugee Employment Program - Brotherhood of St. Laurence Melbourne
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.
UNSW Awards First Skilled Medical Indigenous Health Grant
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.
New Burns Injury Guidelines Released After Funding by Skilled Medical
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.
Solutions Needed for Doctor Shortages in Rural Areas
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.