Being a FIFO worker can mean missing special family events such as Christmas, birthdays or anniversaries.
On Christmas Day 2014, I started a 6-week placement at the Australian-flagged Ebola Treatment Centre, managed by Aspen Medical, in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
There is no doubt that there has been some recent momentum nationally and internationally around workplace mental health.
Pre-employment medicals are now an integral part of how organisations and businesses recruit employees. There are advantages for both employers and employees but getting the right outcome depends on navigating a complex field.
At a time when public and media interest is waning, the West African Ebola epidemic shows no signs of ending.