Basic Physician Training

The Hunter New England Basic Physicians Network was established in 2005 and since its inception has become the largest BPT Training Network in NSW. We train and support over 80 trainees across eight hospitals, spanning two health districts, centred around Newcastle. We have a strong focus and track record in General Medical and rural training with the core training occurring at NSW’s largest regional tertiary referral centre.  

What's great about our Basic Physician Training?

  • Training. World-class facilities across a diverse range of training sites.
  • Mentoring. Exceptional Director and Clinical Directors of Training at all sites will provide regular feedback and guidance and will help you succeed in your Medical Career. 
  • Opportunities. Extensive track record in world leading research centred at the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and extensive opportunities to teach students through our close affiliation with the University of Newcastle and University of New England.
  • Culture. We have the values, vision, goals and strengths in our culture to enable Excellence. Every Patient. Every time.
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"If you want to train in a university teaching hospital that covers every specialty, you enjoy the great outdoors and you don’t want to fight with traffic for hours every day, look no further than Newcastle!"  – Dr Thomas Wellings-Department of Neurology , Recipient of Bryan Hudson Medal 2008