Published Articles

Stop importing doctors, RACGP warns

The college states what should be done instead
22 July 2017

Govt seeking advice on foreign doctor flow

Assistant health minister says the status quo is ‘unsustainable’
18 February 2017

IMGs get better results than home-grown doctors

Their patients have lower death rates, according to a controversial study
04 February 2017

Australia turns its back on British doctors

A record number want to come but new visa rules will prevent that happening
04 November 2016

Rural practices continue to lose out

IMGs and registrars tend to move back to the city after completing their training
16 December 2015

IMGs to get the support they need

The medical board has set clear limits on the number one doctor can supervise
04 December 2015

RACGP refuses to discuss IMG failure rates

There are mounting concerns the overseas doctors are not getting the support they need to pass the KFP exam
04 November 2015

IMG rejected 100 times

The Iraqi-born doctor says his job hunting experience is proof that IMGs are considered ‘bottom of the barrel’
11 July 2015

Overseas trained doctors least satisfied in their work

Researchers say policies are long overdue to address the needs of these and other minority groups
20 June 2015

IMGs blamed for low pass rate

But some GPs say they shouldn’t be expected to do well in the exams given their lack of support
20 May 2015