Closed Grant Opportunity View - GO4629
Expansion of the Rural Junior Doctor Training Innovation Fund to support the National Rural Generalist Pathway
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The Expansion of the Rural Junior Doctor Training Innovation Fund (RJDTIF) to support the National Rural Generalist Pathway (national pathway) is a component of the national pathway which will provide a coordinated, efficient medical training pathway with nationally recognised skills to support rural generalists to deliver quality health care in rural, remote and regional communities.
The purpose of the Expansion of the RJDTIF to support the national pathway (this grant opportunity) is to expand the existing RJDTIF to include rural primary care rotations for prevocational junior doctors on, or intending to participate in a rural generalist training program by providing around an additional 200 new rotations each training year. Prevocational junior doctors under this grant opportunity will be given the opportunity to work in rural primary care settings located in Modified Monash Model (MMM) 2-7 areas.
This grant opportunity is only open to the Coordination Units who have the responsibility of managing the new rural primary care rotations as part of their role coordinating end-to-end training for rural generalist and will run over the 2020-21, 2021-22 and 2022-23 financial years.
Please note, Coordination Units may choose to sub-contract to third party organisations that can provide pathways for prevocational doctors to access a training rotation in a rural primary care setting and in delivering the funded activities for their specific jurisdiction. These arrangements will need to be provided in the application.
As this is a targeted competitive grant opportunity only the following Coordination Units are eligible to apply:
*Northern Territory Department of Health ABN 84 085 734 992
*New South Wales Ministry of Health ABN 92 697 899 630 or Health Education and Training Institute ABN 82 914 196 002
*Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service ABN 64 109 516 141
*Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network ABN 51 528 663 451
*State of Tasmania acting through the Department of Health ABN 11 255 872 006
*Victorian Department of Health and Human Services ABN 74 410 330 756
*WA Country Health Service ABN 28 680 145 816
Note: Eligible organisations listed above may choose to sub-contract to a third party organisations that can provide pathways for prevocational doctors to access a training rotation in a rural primary care setting and in delivering the funded activities for their specific jurisdiction.
Submit your completed application to Grant.ATM@health.gov.au by 5:00pm, AEDT (Canberra time), on Thursday, 25 March 2021 and include "GO4629" in the email subject line.
If you do not receive an email (including automatic reply) within 48 hours please contact the department on (02) 6289 5600.
Please only submit your application in .doc, .docx or .pdf format. Applications cannot exceed 12MB. Please submit your application in one email, and do not include macros, zip or password protect applications or attachments.