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We offer support to all primary care providers across our region with their health workforce needs.
We work together with all local major stakeholders including the NSW Rural Doctors Network, RACGP, ACRRM and the Central Coast and Hunter New England Local Health Districts and assist in developing a strong local healthcare workforce.
We offer support to all primary care providers across our region with their health workforce needs, including recruitment, retention, and succession planning. Please view our Education Library for webinars and information resources.
Current workforce programs and initiatives
The PHN is committed to providing scholarship support to enhance workforce development.
The PHN has developed a suite of recruitment and retention videos and templates to assist all health care businesses with recruitment.
Did you know there are many funding opportunities available to support your organisation to attract health professionals?
The Australian Government funds a number of programs to provide incentives to encourage doctors to move to, and remain working in, regional, rural and remote Australia.
The national General Practice Workforce Planning and Prioritisation Program (WPPP) will provide independent, evidence-based advice, to inform the geographic distribution and placement of GP registrars to meet the community’s current and future GP workforce needs.
Across NSW there are a wealth of opportunities for primary health care professionals wanting to make a real difference.
The PHN supports GPs throughout our PHN to undertake Balint Leadership training so they can establish a Balint group in their community.
Advertise on the our jobs portal
Post jobs, spaces for rent and practices for sale at no cost. HNECC PHN regularly promote the jobs portal via paid promotion and within marketing campaigns.
- ACRRM - Australian College of Rural & Remote Medicine
- AGPT - Australian General Practice Training Program - training medical registrars in general practice
- Australian Government Department of Immigration - Skilled Occupation List
- Doctor Connect - information for international medical graduates and their employers
- NSW Health - Areas of Need Program
- NSW Rural Doctors Network
- RVTS - Remote Vocational Training Scheme
- Work Visas - Information
Latest PHN Primary Health Workforce news
July 21 2023
After more than three decades without a local General Practitioner, the community of Spring Ridge is celebrating the arrival of Dr Owen Boyd, a GP who will service the community with two face-to-face consultation days on a regular schedule, while providing telehealth for the remainder.
May 18 2023
Following a successful grant offering, the Hunter New England and Central Coast Primary Health Network (HNECC PHN), has announced the arrival of four new general practitioners (GPs) to the Hunter, New England North West and Manning regions.
Collaboration with stakeholders is crucial to help us understand emerging workforce issues impacting the community, focus on the right topics at the right time and develop resources that are fit for purpose. We seek to work with you and value contributions to our planning. Please contact the Manager, Professional Development and Workforce or phone on the number below to connect with us.