Shellharbour Hospital

Network Training Site - SHH

Shellharbour Hospital offers the benefits of a rural placement, serving a population of 50,000 with the advantage of city life only minutes away. The Shellharbour Hospital is located 24km (15 mins) south of Wollongong in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven Local Health District.

Shellharbour Hospital has 75 beds (60 medical) and a 5 bed High Dependency Unit with emergency services, elective surgical services, general medical, antenatal and primary family health care, satellite renal dialysis and adolescent and adult mental health services on site. The hospital and consultants maintain close links with Wollongong hospital, the referral centre for higher-level care, and is located within close reach of a regional shopping centre, beautiful beaches, the South Coast of NSW, and the picturesque Southern Highlands.

Director of Physician Education: Dr Benjamin Larkin, Nephrologist

Three rotations in General Medicine and one rotation in Geriatrics are available at Shellharbour Hospital.


Teaching activities at Shellharbour Hospital:

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:00 Daily Registrar Handover Daily Registrar Handover Daily Registrar Handover Daily Registrar Handover Daily Registrar Handover
13:00     Tutorial Session Grand Rounds via video conference  
15:00     BPT protected teaching    
16:00     BPT protected teaching