Paediatric Physician Training Networks and Contacts

Greater Eastern

Sydney Children’s Hospital
Bankstown Hospital
Bowral Hospital
Campbelltown Hospital
Canberra Hospital/CDU
Canterbury Hospital
Chatswood Community
Kogarah CDU
Mona Vale Hospital / Community
Neonatal Emergency Transport Service
Royal Hospital for Women
Royal North Shore Hospital / NICU
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
St George Hospital
Sutherland Hospital
Wollongong Hospital / Community

Albury Hospital
Shoalhaven Hospital
Wagga Wagga Base Hospital
Northern Territory
Darwin Hospital
John Hunter Children’s Hospital
Gosford Hospital
The Maitland Hospital
Wyong Hospital
Coffs Harbour Health Campus
Lismore Base Hospital/Community
Manning Base Hospital (Taree)
Port Macquarie Base Hospital
Tamworth Base Hospital
The Tweed Hospital
The Children’s Hospital at Westmead
Blacktown and Mount Druitt Hospitals
Blue Mountains Hospital
Campbelltown Hospital
Disability Specialist Unit Burwood
Royal Far West Manly
Fairfield Hospital / Community
Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital / Community
Liverpool Hospital / Community / NICU
Nepean Hospital / NICU
Royal North Shore Hospital NICU
Westmead Hospital Adolescent / NICU
Bathurst Base Hospital
Dubbo Base Hospital
Orange Base Hospital
Greater Eastern
Network Director of Physician Education
Dr Louis Cheung
02 9382 1111 
Education Support Officer
Fiona Lamb
02 9382 0756 
Network Director of Physician Education
Dr Elizabeth Hesketh
02 4921 3668 
Education Support Officer
Eliza Birleson
02 4921 3668
Network Director of Physician Education
Dr Arany Nerminathan
Education Support Officer
Moira Morrison
02 9845 3026

Stream Coordinators work closely with the Network Director of Physician Education (NDPE), Directors of Advanced Training, Network Governance Committee, the RACP and the Paediatric Physician Training Council to support best-quality training and education to trainees in line with the RACP curriculum.

General PaediatricsDr Hala Katf
02 9382 0211
Community PaediatricsDr Vanessa Sarkozy
02 9382 8189 
Dr Anil Lakkundi
Director of Advanced Training - Greater Eastern
Director of Advanced Training - WesternDr Marilyn Paull
02 9845 2446

The Paediatric Physician Training Council (PPTC) functions as a state-wide governance committee that supports “work with health partners developing contemporary and responsive health education and training that enables a world-class workforce”. The PPTC seeks to achieve this function through strategic priorities involving:

  • Governance
  • Leadership
  • Coordination
  • Medical Education and Training
  • Advocacy
  • Equity of Access

Please contact a HETI representative for further information.

The PPTC meets on a quarterly basis as listed below:

Thursday 25 March 2021
Thursday 6 May 2021
Thursday 29 July 2021
Thursday 25 November 2021
Network Governance Committees (NGC) act to ensure best-quality education and training of accredited trainees at Networked sites. The NGC supports this function through the review of training positions and terms, coordination of high-quality education and distribution of trainees, ensuring that Networked training is monitored and managed to deliver a world-class workforce.

Please contact the relevant Education Support Officer or Network Director of Physician Education for further information.