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Clinical Haematology

Clinical Haematology

Clinical Haematology

Your Pathway into Clinical Haematology training in North Queensland

Entry Requirements

  • Completion of Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) Basic Physician Training, including the RACP written and clinical examinations
  • Employment in an appropriate Advanced Training position
  • Refer to the Royal Australasian College of Physicians for further information in relation to selection into the training program

Total Training Time

Total: 6 years (full-time)

Basic Adult Medicine: 36 months (full-time) basic training

  • 24 months (full-time) core training (including three months General and Acute Care Medicine and 12 months in medical specialities)
  • Maximum of 12 months non-core training

Basic Paediatric and Child Health: 36 months (full-time)

  • Minimum of 24 months (full-time) core training (including a minimum of nine months General Paediatric Medicine, three months Paediatric Emergency Medicine, three months Neonatology in a perinatal unit, and three months in a Paediatric medical speciality)
  • Maximum 12 months (full-time) non-core training

Advanced Clinical Haematology Training: 36 months (full-time)

  • Minimum of 24 months (full-time) core training (including 12-18 months of clinical training and 6-12 months of laboratory training)
  • Maximum of 12 months (full-time) non-core training

How To Apply

Applications will first need to complete Basic Physician training and can apply through the Queensland Basic Physician Training (Adult Medicine Network).

Queensland Basic Physician Training Network (Adult Medicine)
The Queensland Basic Physician Training (Adult Medicine) Network is a statewide network designed to support Queensland Trainees over the 3-year course of basic training.

Queensland Health is responsible for and oversees the Queensland Basic Training (Adult Medicine) network. In Queensland, approval of basic training is limited to medical officers that have been formally selected into one of the 5 Training networks. In order to be eligible for a network position prior to commencement of training, applicants must hold general registration with AHPRA, be eligible for registration with RACP as a basic physician trainee and have a minimum of 20 weeks experience in general medicine or medical specialties further outlined here. 

Queensland Health in conjunction with private facilities offers Advanced Training in Clinical Haematology, Laboratory Haematology and combined Clinical/Laboratory Haematology. Apply online through the Resident Medical Officer (RMO) campaign. Preference both clinical and laboratory facilities.

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Applicants will first need to complete Queensland Basic Paediatric Training.

Queensland Basic Paediatric Training
Clinical Haematology training positions are managed centrally through the Queensland Clinical HaematologyTraining Network. Applicants are also required to apply to the Advanced Training in Clinical Haematology
Program through RACP. Applicants who have applied to be selected onto the Advanced Training in Clinical Haematology Program must complete the online through the Resident Medical Officer (RMO) Campaign.

Disclaimer: The information provided on this website aims to assist medical students and doctors in training with medical career planning. While every effort has been made to ensure the information is current and accurate, all details should be verified through the relevant Specialist College.

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.

Cairns region
(07) 4226 8187

Central West region
(07) 4764 1547

Mackay region
(07) 4885 7122

North West region
(07) 4764 1547

Torres and Cape region
(07) 4095 6103

Townsville region
(07) 4781 3424