About Rural Practice Pathway

What is the Rural Practice Pathway (RPP)?

  • A working group to facilitate the career development of doctors wishing to train and work in rural areas in country WA
  • Includes intern and resident medical officer positions accredited by the Postgraduate Medical Council of Western Australia, and registrar training positions accredited by the specialty colleges
  • A variety of hospital, community and general practice placements in a number of rural towns across Western Australia
  • Tailored career advice available to students and doctors at all levels to suit individual professional and personal development
  • Assistance for doctors to continue working in rural areas after they have completed their prevocational training

WA Country Health Service (WACHS) partner WA General Practice Education and Training (WAGPET), Rural Clinical School of WA (RCSWA), Rural Health West (RHW), Postgraduate Medical Council of WA (PMCWA), Australian Medical Association Doctors in Training (AMA DIT) and Junior Medical Officer (JMO) Forum to facilitate the RPP in WA.

For information on rural practice opportunities for junior doctors click here.

To register your interest in the Rural Practice Pathway click here.