Hunter New England Training in Psychiatry (HNET)

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Welcome to HNET! For news and dates to remember, stay on this page. Other information can be found in the links to the left. For current staff of HNET, click the "FOR STAFF" link for more information and resources pertinent to your work with us.


Are you a doctor wanting a job in psychiatry?

Click here to visit our Recruitment page!

What's news?


  • The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) understands that training can be a challenging time and are committed to supporting your wellbeing. They have now provided a range of new print, video and online resources developed specifically to support trainees and Specialist International Medical Graduates (SIMGs) on the pathway to Fellowship – in looking after mental health and wellbeing. Check out these new resources here: https://www.ranzcp.org/News-policy/News/New-orientation-and-wellbeing-resources-for-new-tr.aspx new.bmp

  • Some new resources have been added to our intranet page - see under 'Handbooks' - click here from a HNE computer. new.bmp
  • HNET trainees can find lots of useful information in our HOW-TO guides, available on our intranet site. Click here to check them out!  new.bmp

Dates to remember

8 April 2017:  RANZCP OSCE exam (Perth)

24 April 2017:  Prevocational Term 2 commences.

3 July 2017:  Prevocational Term 3 commences.

6 July - 8 August 2017:  Mid-year break from HNET Formal Education Course and Grand Rounds. Time to do your mandatory training - check your HETI Online portal for your requirements!

7 August 2017: Semester 2 of 2017 clinical year commences.

9 August 2017:  HNET Formal Education Course for Semester 2 commences. Psychiatry Grand Rounds recommences.

17 August 2017:  RANZCP Essay-style exam

18 August 2017:  RANZCP MCQ exam

9 September 2017:  RANZCP OSCE exam

11 September 2017: Prevocational Term 4 commences.

27 November 2017:  Prevocational Term 5 commences.

5 February 2018:  Semester 1 of 2018 clinical year commences.


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HNE Health staff can visit the HNET eLearning centre at via Click here for help accessing the HNET Psychiatry MyLink resource.


This site is administered by Philippa Ditton-Phare - please contact philippa.ditton-phare@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au with any comments or requests.