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Canterbury Hospital

Emergency Medicine Network 1
Why Canterbury?

Canterbury Hospital ED sees 45,000 presentations a year, about a quarter paediatric, and is supported by a range of specialty units - with onsite 24 hour ED, HDU, O&G, general medicine and surgery, paediatrics, geriatrics and rehabilitation, orthopaedics. 24 hour radiology and pathology services. The department is accredited for 12 months advanced training with the College. Our trainees achieve success in the Primary Exam and the Fellowship Exam. Networked with Royal Prince Alfred Hospital ED for teaching. There is regular teaching for rotating registrars, and for a stable group of medical staff not enrolled for specialist training. We offer supervision for trainees planning to enrol for the ACEM non-specialist Certificate and Diploma qualification. Staff Specialist and VMO staff provide direct clinical supervision. Trainees benefit from them serving on the Exam Committees, and as examiners for Primary and Fellowship exams, and also the Non-specialist Training Committee. Opportunities for ED bedside US credentialling for CCPU. Fellow and registrar posts available.

Trainees have access to all network teaching sessions - which include:

  • The Sydney Emergency X-ray Interpretation (SEXI) one day - radiological interpretation course
  • The Liverpool Advanced Trauma Teaching Experience (LATTE) - advanced trauma course
  • Paediatric Advanced Life Support training days
  • Ultrasound training days
  • HETI training days
  • RPAH registrar teaching days and ultrasound courses
  • Canterbury ED CMO and Registrar teaching days

Full-time ED medical staff work 4 ten-hour shifts a week. Part-time positions are also available. Rostering is flexable and tailored to individual needs for study and annual leave.

More information?

For further information please contact:

Dr Marta Malkiewicz    Email:
Dr Khanh Nguyen  Email:
Dr Clifford Tan
A/Director Canterbury ED