In an emergency, always call triple zero (000). It’s a free call from any phone, mobile or phone box.

For other urgent medical issues, go to an Emergency Department.

Our Emergency Departments are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week:


Positions are offered at the following locations:

  • Ballina District Hospital
  • Casino Memorial Hospital
  • Lismore Base Hospital

Graduates can request opportunities in a range of specialities including:

  • Intensive Care
  • Emergency Department
  • Operating Theatre
  • Endoscopy Unit
  • Perioperative Unit
  • Haematology/Oncology Inpatient Unit
  • Cardiology Inpatient Unit
  • Medical Inpatient Unit
  • Surgical Inpatient Unit
  • Assessment and Rehabilitation
  • Paediatrics
  • Renal Dialysis Unit

Some allocations will also include rotations through Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drugs to compliment the transition experience.


Ballina District Hospital

Ballina District Hospital

Ballina District Hospital is a rural community hospital providing a wide range of public healthcare services including:

    • Emergency services
    • General Ward
    • Renal Unit
    • Rehabilitation Unit
    • Surgical Services
    • Medical Imaging
    • Community Health

Casino Memorial Hospital

Casino Hospital

Casino Memorial Hospital is a community rural hospital providing a range of public healthcare services including: Services provided:

    • Emergency Department
    • Medical Imaging
    • Impatient Unit
    • Surgical Services

Lismore Base Hospital

Lismore Base Hospital

Lismore Base Hospital is a regional referral, Level 5 base hospital which has recently undergone a significant redevelopment. Features include:

    • a state-of-the-art Operating Theatre Suite
    • new Intensive Care/Cardiac Care Unit
    • General Medical and Surgical Wards
    • Women’s Care Unit
    • Mental Health Inpatient Units
    • North Coast Cancer Institute
    • Medical Imaging Department
    • Paediatric Unit
    • Renal Unit
    • Cardiac Catheter Laboratory
    • Emergency Department
    • Pathology
    • Pain Management Clinic
    • Specialist Outpatient Clinics



Nicola Scanlon
Mob: 0416 926 848
Email: nicola.scanlon@health.nsw.gov.au