Location Feature – Nhulunbuy

Nhulunbuy is a small town on the Gove Peninsula that serves as a hub for East Arnhem Land. Erin Mathieson had the opportunity to locum out there for a few weeks in March and she very kindly shared her experience!   Nhulunbuy through a sono’s eyes The town here in Gove is pretty small, about […]

Impatient for lift-off?

Considering locuming but only new to the profession of sonography? We regularly receive enquiries on this and thought it would be useful to share our insights! The short answer…it is possible, but slightly more nuanced than you might expect.   The past is the past…. Historically speaking, locuming as a new graduate wasn’t on the […]

Location Feature – Invercargill

New Zealand’s southernmost city and capital of the Southland offers an adventure like no other.   So right down the bottom?   Yes. RIGHT down the bottom! If you look at it on a map, it’s actually FURTHER south than Tassie!  Informally called ‘City of Water and Light’ after the long summer daylight hours and regular […]

Location Feature – Hervey Bay

Slightly perplexed by the rave reviews we keep posting about this sweet little speck on the Queensland coastline? Hervey Bay is arguably one of our most loved locum spots and we’ve compiled all the sono intel we have to detail exactly why you should consider this option when it’s open!   Hervey where?   Located on […]

Location Feature – Port Lincoln

Tempted to keep this secret to herself…we twisted Isla Lucas’ arm until she spilt the beans on her recent locum in the isolated corner of South Australia. Short version – put it on your MUST SEE LIST!   What did you enjoy the most about your placement?   I had a BLAST in Port Lincoln – […]

Locum Fatigue – Sound Familiar?

It’s a thing, and we think it’s important to acknowledge. We gathered insight from 10 of our seasoned sonos who have locumed for an accumulated 30 years. What exactly is locum fatigue, you ask… It’s different for each person, as every locum coordinates their contracts in different ways, but the most commonly reported experiences were […]

Locuming with a Dog

  Whether you are locuming with a dog, children or caravan set-up, it’s always good to know what you need to plan for and learn from others that have gone before you. We’ve had many a locum that has travelled with their lassie in tow – here are a few tips and tricks they have […]

Locuming in New Zealand

  Keen on heading over to NZ for some sightseeing and locuming? It may feel like a lot to tackle but from what we hear, it is well worth the effort! Be it for a ski season, hiking the hills or simply enjoying their coffee and wine (🙋‍♀️ that’s us!)…here are the main points to consider […]