We have seen it reported many times, Australians in rural and remote areas have poorer health outcomes than those in metropolitan areas, and workforce shortages are a major contributor – particularly when it comes to allied health workers.
Podiatrist Virginia Black works for Boab Health Services in the Kimberley region, WA. She is 8hrs from Darwin and 10hrs from Broome. That. Is. Remote! It’s challenging yet inspiring work, and Virginia recently sat down with us to discuss what drew her to the region, what she loves about working in the communities she spends time in and some of the more interesting challenges she faces.
If you’re keen to learn more about ‘the day in the life’ of a remote podiatrist, join us for this weeks APodA podcast episode …
For more information about Boab Health Services head to https://boabhealth.com.au/