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What: JCU GP training Introductory Workshop for new registrars
When: Monday 21 January 8:00am – 5:00pm & Tuesday 22 January 8:15am - 3:45pm (details of media opportunities below)
Where: James Cook University GP office, Level 3, Clinical Practice Building, 1 James Cook Drive, Douglas
Who: Queensland doctors undertaking their GP training with JCU
The Townsville region is set for an injection of new doctors as the latest round of budding General Practitioners (GP) begins their training today
They are part of a cohort of more than 120 doctors state-wide who are embarking on their studies at workshops in Cairns, Townsville, Hervey Bay, and the Sunshine Coast.
Fourteen registrars will remain in the Townsville region at various regional clinics and hospitals.
JCU Director of GP training, Associate Professor Peta-Ann Teague said they will join approximately 100 doctors currently training with JCU in the region.
“Over the past three
“Our doctors will practise across Queensland in regional, rural and remote communities to improve health outcomes where it is needed most”.
"We dedicate time and resources to
“JCU has a strong record of producing a skilled workforce for northern Australia and this new cohort of GPs will add to that legacy."
At the workshops, registrars will cover
Media Opportunity for interviews and footage/photography:
A JCU GP Medical Educator and GP registrar will be available for interview on Monday 21 January, from 12noon to
For additional photo/video opportunities, a mock GP training exercise can be arranged
To arrange an interview please contact:
Tara Evans – Communications and Engagement
E: firstname.lastname@example.org M: 0428 442 633
Katrina Cordes – Townsville Team Leader
E: email@example.com M: 0459 878 690
Dr Ciara Ross – Medical Educator
E: firstname.lastname@example.org T: 0437 856 569
JCU facilitates specialist GP training program for medical graduates pursuing a career in General Practice. JCU is contracted by the Australian Department of Health to deliver the AGPT program in North Western Queensland.
For more information about GP training with JCU, visit www.gmt.edu.au