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Janice Chesters

Journal article

Challenge and Excitement - Part One: Loving and Hating Rural Medical Practice

Aims: This is the first of two papers that explore influences on doctors' decision-making about the location of their practice. Part one focuses on the positive experiences of rural medical practice as expressed by a cohort of rural general practitioners. Part two focuses on the...
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Outside - looking in: evaluating a community capacity building project

The Alberton Project was a three-year community capacity building project that ran from 1999 until 2002. It aimed to revitalise the local community surrounding the small Victorian town of Yarram. Evaluation of the project involved participant observation, monitoring of media reports, surveys and interviews. Outcomes...
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Medical students' and GP registrars' accommodation needs in the rural community: insight from a Victorian study

Medical education in Australia is currently entering a new era, including support for the significant extension of medical students and general practitioner (GP) registrars' training programs in rural communities. This commitment to rural medical student and general practitioner recruitment and retention has made the provision...