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New South Wales and ACT Accredited Training Site Listing

Training site accreditation information is available in a general format: Radiation Oncology Accredited Training Site Listing

Network training is a term used to describe a group of training sites that support comprehensive training by supporting a trainee as they rotate through a variety of environments across a number of hospitals, private practices, regional practices and specialty sites.

Radiation Oncology Training Sites and Networks are assessed against a set of standards that have been identified by the College, which set out to ensure that a minimum standard of facilities and network governance is available to support the delivery of training and the needs of trainees.

Northern NSW

Site State Network
Central Coast Cancer Centre (Gosford Hospital) NSW Northern Alliance
Calvary Mater Newcastle Hospital NSW Northern Alliance
Mid North Coast Cancer Institute (MNCCI) Coffs Harbour NSW Northern Alliance
Mid North Coast Cancer Institute (MNCCI) Port Macquarie Base Hospital NSW Northern Alliance
North Coast Cancer Institute (NCCI) Lismore Base Hospital NSW Northern Alliance
The Royal North Shore Hospital NSW Northern Alliance
Chris O’Brien Lifehouse (Royal Prince Alfred Hospital) NSW Northern Alliance
Westmead/Blacktown/Nepean Hospital NSW Northern Alliance

Northern NSW Radiation Oncology Training Network

The Northern NSW Radiation Oncology Training Network is a collaboration of six teaching facilities spanning Sydney (Central and West) including the Central and North Coasts of NSW (eight accredited sites). The network strives to set high standards in registrar education and training with a commitment to providing high quality teaching and learning environment by cross- facility networking. Learning is facilitated by both didactic and interactive tutorials provided by recognised experts in the respective fields. There are currently 6 Centres (10 hospitals) within Northern Alliance accredited for training in radiation oncology:
  1. Westmead/Nepean/ Blacktown Hospitals - Sydney West Cancer Network (operate as one site for trainee allocation)
  2. Royal Prince Alfred Hospital- Chris O’Brien Lifehouse
  3. Royal North Shore Hospital
  4. Gosford Hospital
  5. Calvary Mater Hospital – Newcastle
  6. Port Macquarie/Coffs Harbour /Lismore Base Hospitals - North Coast Cancer Institute (operate as separate sites for trainee allocation)

 

Southern NSW/ACT

Site State Network
Canberra Hospital NSW Southern Alliance
Illawarra Cancer Care Centre (Wollongong Hospital) NSW Southern Alliance
Shoalhaven Cancer Care Centre (SCCC) NSW Southern Alliance
Liverpool Cancer Therapy Centre (Liverpool Hospital) NSW Southern Alliance
Macarthur Cancer Therapy Centre (Campbelltown Hospital) NSW Southern Alliance
Prince of Wales Hospital NSW Southern Alliance
St George Hospital NSW Southern Alliance

Role's Supporting Training Sites and Networks
There are a number of different roles that support the management and accreditation of training sites and networks.

Chief Accreditation Officer (CAO)
A Chief Accreditation Officer is appointed within radiation oncology to provide oversight of the accreditation program. This position has oversight across all the RANZCR accredited sites.

Radiation Oncology Training Network Director

The role of the Radiation Oncology Training Network Director is to coordinate and lead the network, and to be a central point of contact for the College and health jurisdictions regarding training delivery.

Training Network Director
The role of the TND is to provide coordination and leadership to the network and a central point of contact to the College and health jurisdictions regarding training delivery matters in that network.

Education Support Officer
The Network is supported by an Education Support Officer (ESO) who provides administrative support to the functioning of the training network and Training Network Director.

More information on the roles and the role descriptions can be found on the RANZCR website: https://www.ranzcr.com/trainees/general/training-sites-and-networks

 

 

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