‘I was working 60-70 hours a week’

As part of our Doctors of Australia project, we spoke with Dr Devesh Dhulekar, a GP registrar in Gladstone, Qld (pictured).

Devesh Dhulekar
Dr Devesh Dhulekar. Photo: William Debois

"Because Australian medical exams are expensive, I had to do extra ambulance shifts in India to make money to sit the exams.

I worked double what I would usually. I would do 24-hour shifts in ICU and during my days off, I would do one- or two-hour ambulance shifts to