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Our Training Network
Our network of hospital and health services works together with James Cook University to strengthen medical specialist training in Cairns, Central West, Mackay, North West, Torres and Cape, and Townsville. Our regions, spanning almost 90% of the state, offer a wide variety of unique training and research opportunities as well as a diverse mix of people and landscapes.
Explore Our Regions and discover why northern Queensland could be the perfect place to begin or advance your medical career. Learn more about the hospitals, health services and research facilities, the incentives and supports available, and get a snapshot of the lifestyle you can enjoy in each of regions.
JCU General Practice Training
James Cook University (JCU) provides training in the medical specialty of general practice (GP) through their GP training program. Find out how they're training GP registrars to make a difference in North Western Queensland.
NQRTH is an initiative of the Australian Government's Integrated Rural Training Pipeline (IRTP) and is facilitated by James Cook University in partnership with public and private hospitals, Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC), health services, Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (ACCHOs) and GP clinics.