The A to Z of VMO work

  • Many training, career and financial benefits of VMO work
  • Different regulations apply in each state
  • Different payment methods need to be negotiated carefully
  • Can be difficult to juggle hospital and general practice patients

During his GP registrar training, a 24-hour shift wasn't all that unusual for Dr Craig Barry.

As the visiting medical officer (VMO) at Singleton Hospital in the NSW Hunter Valley, Dr Barry would often be called on for medical emergencies.

On one occasion he was called on to admit a man with