The Department is a very busy subspecialty Unit of Western Health that performs clinical, research and teaching within the organisation. At a clinical level the Department admits approximately 1300 inpatients per annum and manages a 5 bed non-invasive ventilation unit. In addition there are significant numbers of inpatient consultations and the Department runs General Respiratory Outpatient clinic and Sleep Disorders Outpatient clinics. The Sleep Disorders Unit performs approximately 1900 sleep studies per annum and these include both in laboratory and in the home studies. The Respiratory Function Laboratory performs a complete range of tests. There are opportunities to participate / undertake research opportunities in sleep and general respiratory medicine abound within the department. The department is involved in undergraduate and postgraduate medical and paramedical/Allied health education.The department has the following positions available in 2016.
Registrars: - 3 x positions are available for Advanced Training in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine. Applications for the Advanced Trainee - Respiratory and Sleep Medicine must be made via the RACP/TSANZ Central committee in the first instance - please refer to the College Website to confirm details and closing dates for the match. Registrar: - 1 x position is available for Advanced Training in Sleep Medicine. This is a joint position between Western Health and Melbourne Sleep Disorders Centre.
Dr Anne Marie Southcott (Respiratory and Sleep Disorders Medicine)Head of UnitPhone : 03) 8345 6842Email: [email protected]