Teaching hospitals

Royal Darwin Hospital

Royal Darwin Hospital (RDH) is a university teaching hospital with 343 beds and provides a broad range of services in all specialty areas to the Darwin urban population as well as serving as a referral centre to the whole Top End of the Northern Territory (NT). 

The population serviced by the hospital is approximately 140,000.

Junior medical officer training

RDH is accredited by the Northern Territory Postgraduate Medical Council on behalf of the Medical Board of the Northern Territory for intern and junior medical officer training, and has an active clinical training program for pre-vocational trainees and registrars.

The hospital has a strong commitment to work with junior medical officers on their career pathways with an aim to provide appropriate clinical terms and experiences to achieve their chosen vocational training. 

The hospital is accredited to provide supervision and training for International Medical Graduates. There is a strong clinical focus on Indigenous health and infectious diseases.


Furnished accommodation is available on the Royal Darwin Hospital campus for periods up to 12 weeks and is allocated according to determined criteria and availability. 

Accommodation available is in the form of studios, 1-2 bedroom units, and 3-4 bedroom houses.

The recreational facilities available on the RDH campus include a half Olympic swimming pool, squash and tennis courts, and a gymnasium.


Go to recruitment for information about RDH job opportunities in the following divisions:

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Last updated: 24 June 2020

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