Royal North Shore Hospital is an ANZCA accredited training site for the full 5 years of anaesthesia training.

More information is available from ANZCA here.

More information about our Supervisors of Training and Specialised Study Units are available here.

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Teaching and education programs at our department:

  • Formal Primary and Fellowship Examination teaching programs
  • Audit and Research opportunities
  • Pain Management (Acute and Transitional, and Chronic)
  • Regular simulation-based Anaesthetic Registrar Training program
  • Upcoming Part 3 (transition to consultant practice) program

There are compulsory rotations to peripheral hospitals which include the following: Hornsby Hospital, Northern Beaches Hospital, Lismore Base Hospital, Coffs Harbour Base Hospital, Port Macquarie Base Hospital, and The Children’s Hospital at Westmead.

Rostering overview:

  • Generally a 40 hour working week (4x 10 hour day shifts)
  • A typical month would include one set of nights (3 or 4), one weekend shift (0800-2000) and one or two long shifts (finish 2000 weekdays).

Common leave questions:

  • Study leave / ADOs / Annual leave is available in line with NSW Health requirements
  • Maternity/paternity leave is encouraged, with an established return to work pathway if required

Please contact us with any further questions.

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