As a medical community, the only way to fight this is together
We are calling all doctors willing and able to help in the fight against this global pandemic.
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We must unite against COVID-19 and ensure the health systems of New Zealand and Australia have the resources they need.

We’re on a mission to mobilise the medical community.

Medworld has responded to the call to arms for our country, we've partnered with MedRecruit and Tonix Health Recruitment to establish a community of doctors and nurses that are able and willing to help.

As a medical community, the only way to fight this is together.

How will we unite?

We’re anticipating an increase in demand for doctors and nurses in hospitals, clinics, pop-up fever clinics and virtual health solutions. We are working with government bodies in New Zealand and Australia to build a community of doctors ready to step up when needed – you might not be needed right away, but we believe it is better to be prepared before demand rises, not afterwards.

If you’re in New Zealand or Australia and are:

  • a registered doctor, or
  • a doctor that is not currently registered or practising, or
  • a doctor retired in the last 3 years,

we invite you to register your interest now.

We’ll work with our accredited partners, medical recruitment experts MedRecruit, to match you to roles that need to be filled.

Frequently Asked Questions

What sort of work will I be doing?

We're anticipating demand in three key areas: back-filling roles, telehealth and staffing fever clinics. Our recruitment partners will match your availability, skills and experience with suitable roles.

Does it matter how long ago I retired?

At the moment the Ministry of Health has a fast track registration process for those who have retired within the last 3 years.

I'm not a doctor, can I still help?

We really appreciate your support but at the moment the best thing you can do is to stay safe by staying at home.

I’m not currently registered, how long will it take?

AHPRA and MCNZ are currently fast tracking applications. Please visit the respective websites to find out more.

I’m a medical student can I help out?

Currently no, but the situation is continuously evolving so please register your willingness and we will be in contact.

Never locumed before?

No worries! We're here to help coordinate and our friendly specialists will guide you through the process.

Will this work be voluntary or paid?

This will be paid work, rates depend on the type of role.

How long will it be until I am contacted?

We have had an incredible response so far. Our partners at MedRecruit will be reaching out to those interested ASAP. We appreciate your patience.