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Hunter New England Emergency Training Network

Why Hunter New England Emergency Training Network is the Network for you?

  • We offer world class facilities that are constantly growing  and expanding to include new and better services.
  • Experience metro training in a city full of lifestyle but at half the price of Sydney living.
  • We have outstanding rural sites that offer fantastic training with enthusiastic and experienced physicians, in addition to a great rural community collaborative ethos not found anywhere else.
  • If you want Metro lifestyle – we have it, if you want rural lifestyle-we have it.  We offer the best of both worlds.

What's great about our ED Network?

What can Network 4, Emergency Medicine Offer Me?

The Emergency Medicine Network (Network 4) provides excellent training and non-training opportunities for PGY3 and above Doctors.  Our Network has an innovative and current Training program in line with the ACEM curriculum with excellent Primary and Fellowship exam pass rates. We can also support Unaccredited Trainees in the EMC, EMD and Advanced EMD.  Something for everyone here at HNELHD Emergency Network. We have great hospitals; work within a network of hospitals all interrelated and supportive of each other, our EDs are growing and expanding beyond the realm of just clinical service delivery to teach and support trainees in undertaking research, ultrasound skills, trauma, and education terms.

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Opportunities and Training

We provide Emergency Medicine rotations that encompass all aspects of Emergency Medicine opportunities from tertiary and trauma, urban district to regional and rural experiences.  Special skills terms are available across these sites.  All Training can be completed without leaving our Network.

Our current exam pass rates for Primary and Fellowship exams is currently 100%.  Network 4 is incredibly proud of these results and the Training opportunities we provide.

Special Skills Terms Available

  • Anaesthetics John Hunter Hospital (50% JHH Anaesthetics and 50% JHH Emergency Medicine) and Maitland District Hospital, Port Macquarie Base Hospital and Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital
  • Education John Hunter Hospital and The Maitland Hospital (50% JHH Education and 50% JHH Emergency Medicine)
  • ICU Calvary Mater Newcastle, John Hunter Hospital, Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital (6 months only)
    • ​​​​​​​ICU Manning Based Hospital (Non CC ACEM accredited term will count towards Non-ED PT or AT time)
    • ICU Port Macquarie (Foundation Unaccredited Term)
  • PICU John Hunter Hospital
  • Paediatrics ED John Hunter Hospital, Paediatrics Ward John Hunter Hospital and Maitland Hospital
  • Retrieval Hunter New England (50% Retrieval and 50% JHH Emergency Medicine) and Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital (6 months only)
  • Rural and Remote Special Skills Term Kempsey District Hospital (50% ED, 50% Anaesthetics)​
  • Ultrasound Maitland/John Hunter Hospital (50% Ultrasound ad 50% Emergency Medicine)

Culture and JMO Wellbeing

We pride ourselves on a culture of learning and education, role modelling and mentorship with professionalism. We want to grow our trainees into not only be excellent doctors, but excellent people.

Our Network Manager is happy to provide assistance with helping you relocate to the area as required. Assistance with registration and visa requirements, organisation and reminding you of teaching sessions, orientating you to the hospitals and Hunter New England Area, distribution of allocations, approval of annual and study leave.

Further information / Contact us

We are here to help and assist you in all your training necessities, come and join us to experience all of the above and more.

For more information please contact:

​​​​​​​Dr Cameron Dart, Network Director or Denise Porter, Network Manager