Branching out

  • Growing number of GP registrars seeking out specialist skills posts
  • Wide variety of posts on offer, from expedition and sports medicine to palliative care
  • Trend likely to benefit rural areas most, where extra skills are much needed
  • Trend will strengthen - not fragment - general practice

DR BRIDGETTE Watts was the first registrar to complete a special skills post in expedition medicine offered by General Practice Training Tasmania.

As part of the training, she did a short course in central Tasmania’s Bronte Park