Applying in 2013!

It’s that time of the year when all of the University Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Graduates start thinking about the next 12 months and further into their career.  Questions asked will be “Have I had enough experiences to be able to choose a career direction or do I need some further experience in order to…

Where is the Physiotherapy Workforce?

Physiotherapy recruitment is difficult.  Public hospitals advertise to recruit to one position and they receive 50 applicants.  We have been searching for 4 months for a perfect fit.  If I could guarantee staff members then this business would be flying, but the reality is that we don’t have an attractive community care system for our…

Employment with us @ RHFA

Well we are doing it again!!  We need to find our 10th Physiotherapist to join our team Add our Directors Peter Locke (and Me of course) and that makes 12 Physios, 2 OT’s, 2 administration and our super PT student!!

Fracture, Break or Crack

So I didn’t fracture it then? Rewind possibly 1 minute and you will find I just informed someone that the had “broken a bone in their wrist”.  Or it could have been I used the word “fracture” and the patient is relived that it isn’t a “break”.  Either way it’s still broken and the number…

NSW Falls Prevention Network

Last week was a big week at Rehab Health and Fitness Australia.  Our Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy team members attended the NSW Falls Prevention Network Forum.  Having been supported to attend this yearly forum when I was a junior Physiotherapist we maintain our commitment to staff education by supporting them to attend.  Its a highly…