30 October 2020 | 21 mins 18 secs
MIPS member, Dr Bryce Nicol practices in a remote indigenous community in Palm Island, Far North Queensland. He outlines some of his experiences as a small-town doctor working remotely. The monetary rewards are significant, but the personal benefits of helping a community and gaining new experiences far outweigh the isolation. He discusses some of the key elements necessary for junior doctors to be able to survive practice in a rural setting.