‘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).
"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