HETI and Basic Physician Training in NSW

The Health Education and Training Institute (HETI) has responsibility for governance of the Networked Basic Physician Training program and works closely with the health system, hospitals, colleges and doctors to ensure that the on-the-job training is the best on offer in Australia.

In NSW Basic Physician training, HETI offers trainees access to high-quality, current and self-managed online learning within and across the focus areas of:

Leadership and Management programs

HETI’s award-winning, evidence-based Leadership and Management Development programs serve to enhance the capabilities of health leaders and the effectiveness of individuals and teams. HETI’s Leadership and Management programs are founded on adult learning principles, are evidence-based and designed to reflect the environment and settings of NSW Health.

My Health Learning

NSW Health Basic Physician Trainees have access My Health Learning, the eLearning system providing high-quality, self-managed online learning for NSW Health staff. My Health Learning includes online and face-to-face education with resources regularly added and updated.

Rural and Remote

HETI offers access to innovative and responsive learning programs for people working in Rural and Remote health settings. A broad range of courses and programs are offered in partnership with Local Health Districts and a range of health-related organisations.

Medical Governance and Support

HETI provides specialised support to networks, manages reporting to the Ministry of Health, facilitates innovation, provides advice and collaborates with the RACP, Networks and State-wide committees to ensure that the training experience is not only of high quality, but gives trainees the best experience possible.

The NSW Ministry of Health funds several positions to support Basic Physician Training in NSW. HETI assists in managing the governance of this funding for strategic and operational success. Funding supports a range of initiatives, including, but not limited to training positions such as:

  • Network Director of Physician Education (NDPE)
  • Director of Physician Education (DPE)
  • Education Support Officer (ESO).

Further information and contact details for position holders across the Program can be found here.