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10 staff, 2800 annual admissions,in excess of 300 with ISS >15

Learning Opportunities

Endless limited only by exhaustion. As an elective student you will be given 100% access to all trauma cases. This ensures that you are involved with all aspects of trauma care and gives you the opportunity to work with other specialties and departments such as neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Cardiothoracic, Plastic, Vascular, Urology, Radiology, the emergency department, operating theatres and the Intensive care Unit. An opportunity for unlimited hands on experience in a busy teaching hospital whilst being supported by clinicians and nursing staff, and allied health

Elective Details

Number of Students Accepted


Duration of Elective

Varying between 6 and 10 weeks.


There is limited accommodation within the hospital.


AUS$50 to University of NSW None to us (German students different)

Applicant Requirements

110% committment required! Final year of medical school studies and must meet the other requirements with respect to criminal record checks, etc.


Scott D Amours

Trauma Department
Liverpool Hospital
Sydney, New South Wales 2170

Phone: +61 2 9828 3927
Fax: +61 2 9828 3926

Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

URL: http://www.swahs.nsw.gov.au/Liverpool/Trauma/

Aug 04, 2014