Tasmania's COVID-free status could be behind an increase in doctor and nurse recruitment from mainland

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
October 12 2021 - 1:00am
A company that carries out recruitment for doctors, nurses and allied health professionals in Tasmania says the state's COVID-free status could be helping attract more workers.

More than twice as many doctors as usual were recruited in Tasmania from either the mainland or overseas during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, with relocating nurse numbers also significantly higher.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010