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Tweed Hospital has 18 new trainee doctors walking its corridors.

The 18 medical graduates began their internships at the hospital last Monday and were welcomed by Tweed MP Geoff Provest, on Friday on a visit there to meet them.

The MP wished them well ‘as they begin of their journey as doctors’.

Mr Provest said NSW was the only state to offer two-year employment contracts to medical graduates undertaking their internship.

with Dr GeneOver the two years, the junior doctors rotate through a network which includes metropolitan, rural and regional hospitals training in medicine, surgery and emergency treatment.

He said there was a record 983 medical interns in NSW in 2016, 19 of those Aboriginal medical graduates.


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