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Local medical community to celebrate at inaugural Geraldton Health Professionals’ Ball

Staff reporterGeraldton Guardian
The local health community will be enjoying A Night in Hollywood.
Camera IconThe local health community will be enjoying A Night in Hollywood. Credit: Wings Away/Wings Away

Unsung heroes of the community are set to swap their scrubs and sterile workplaces for a night of glitz and glamour for the inaugural Geraldton Health Professionals’ Ball.

Regional Training Hubs and the Geraldton Junior Medical Officer Society are putting on the ball on Saturday, November 11, with the aim of making it an annual event on the social calendar.

“The intention of the ball is to celebrate the inaugural year of a complete pathway from penultimate year Rural Clinical School students through to WA Country Health Service internship in Geraldton,” organisers say.

The society was formed this year by junior doctors working at Geraldton Regional Hospital, advocating for staff wellbeing and ensuring the stability of the junior doctor workforce in the region.

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Regional Training Hubs is a program supporting rural school students to gain university entry to study medicine as well as junior doctors training in regional areas.

The ball is an opportunity to bring the medical community together, with the event open to all staff at Geraldton Regional Hospital and St John of God Geraldton including nurses, doctors, allied health professionals, patient services assistants, executives and administration staff. State and local politicians have also been invited.

The theme for the ball is A Night in Hollywood with a cocktail-style dinner.

Tickets for the ball at the Batavia Coast Conference Centre are available now. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/6563729483681440 or email geraldtonjmosociety@gmail.com

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