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How to check DWS status of a GP practice in Australia?

Medical practices across Australia sometimes want to check the District of Workforce Status for their location. It may be needed while recruiting a new GP for the practice or to check the GP workforce status of local area. Process of GP recruitment is incomplete without checking the DWS status in the first instance.

Here is the short video to check the DWS status of any medical practice in Australia..

Steps:

1.) Visit www.doctorconnect.gov.au website

2.) Click on “DWS and Specialist DWS” link on the right side of the screen

3.) Enter the street address of the medical practice in the search bar

4.) Choose the ‘District of Workforce Shortage’ layer

5.) Accept the disclaimer and then you will see the DWS status of the practice.