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Are you prepared for a possible staffing shortage over the busiest time of the year?

As Australia faces huge pressure on our healthcare system confronting the COVID-19 crisis, we’re seeing shortages in frontline healthcare workers nationwide, impacting patient management and workforce morale.

This workforce shortage is contributing to a pre-existing strain on regional, rural and remote health services and now also metropolitan hospitals.  The challenge to acquire senior medical coverage exists nationwide as hospital staff request leave to recover from the pressures faced in a tumultuous year and regional health service staff struggle with small numbers of staff.

The problem is set to be is exacerbated this Christmas and the Summer holidays thereafter as regional Australia braces for a tourism boom and Australians focus on intra and interstate travel due to international border closures.

My Emergency Doctor can help fill the gap to help your healthcare institution and community. 

My Emergency Doctor supports regional, rural and remote hospitals  and metropolitan hospitals in delivering better patient health outcomes through 24/7 telemedicine that provides immediate connection and accurate patient management. We work to become a seamless part of your team.

As the most senior of emergency specialists, our consulting emergency physicians at My Emergency Doctor are trained to make important critical decisions. All are Fellows of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (FACEMs), registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and go through a rigorous selection and credentialing process.


Christmas and summer are just around the corner...

My Emergency Doctor can cover your workforce shortages over the Christmas and summer holiday periods, with a guaranteed saving of $1000 for every 10 hour shift*.

Our team of emergency physicians are all Australian-qualified FACEMs,available 24/7 and ready to cover any roster gaps or hard-to-fill shifts with the skills and expertise to manage patients, direct and supervise junior medical officers and assist nursing staff whenever required.

If you'd like more information how My Emergency Doctor can help your hospital these holidays, fill out the form at the bottom of the page to contact us.

*compared to (FACEM) locum costs for a 10 hour shift. 

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Why choose My Emergency Doctor to fill your roster this Christmas?

  • Secure Roster Management

    Our service can fill the gap when hospitals, particularly in regional and rural areas, experience senior medical staff shortages or need specific support in emergency circumstances. Given the seniority and specialist experience of the My Emergency Doctor FACEM workforce, your local teams can have confidence this Christmas and summer that they are getting access to the highest standard of emergency care and treatment advice.

  • Savings and efficiencies

    Whilst hiring a locum doctor can offer the comfort that a traditional roster system provides, the additional costs of on-call penalty rates, travel and accommodation accumulate. My Emergency Doctor's on-demand model means you only pay for what you use, and savings can be allocated to other important resources. 

  • Improved hospital workforce satisfaction

    We are here to support your team. Complementing your team with My Emergency Doctor’s service provides your frontline staff with the assurance of working alongside Australia’s largest FACEM workforce, selected for their ability to provide the highest standard of quality emergency care.

Savings calculator

My Emergency Doctor can offer considerable savings compared to hiring locums. Use our savings calculator below to estimate how much My Emergency Doctor can save your healthcare institution.

For example: travel, accommodation, penalty / on call costs.

Predicted savings when using My Emergency Doctor

$80,000 is the minimum amount you could be saving for 14 shifts (compared to FACEM locum costs for a 10 hour shift).

This figure is based on a 35% saving on the costs calculated which totalled $30,013 (for 14 shifts).

Are you from a regional hospital or health service?

Find out how My Emergency Doctor's FACEMs were able to assist Maryborough District Health Services in Victoria support their workforce and community.

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Everything you need to help your hospital succeed with staffing

As Australia's first telemedicine service staffed exclusively by FACEMs we know we can provide the quality clinical support, roster security and financial savings that hospitals and health services need to operate at optimal level over the busy Christmas and summer holiday season.

Make an enquiry

Get in touch to learn more about how My Emergency Doctor can support your hospital or health service this Christmas and summer holidays or to find out more about our service. Once you fill the form, our team will be in touch within 1 business day.