Emergency medicine

General practice

Left to right: Dr Shade McClymont, Dr Zhong Ren Ong, Sarah Boyd

Left to right: Dr Shade McClymont, Dr Zhong Ren Ong, Sarah Boyd

About the Barossa Hills Fleurieu training network

Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network (BHFLHN) provides a wide range of public acute, residential aged care, community health and mental health services to the communities of Barossa, Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island.

Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network consists of Angaston District Hospital, Gawler Health Service, Kapunda Hospital, Kangaroo Island Health Service, Southern Fleurieu Health Service.  With four very distinct regions within this one Local Health Network you get areas that are adjacent to metropolitan Adelaide through the the very remote on Kangaroo Island but within a few hours of travel from Adelaide. These facilities provide training in the specialities of emergency medicine, general practice, obstetrics, and medical administrations and will be expanding their training options over the next few years.

Residents who live within the Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network have access to a wide range of health care services in a number of locations throughout the region.

These services include accident and emergency, day and inpatient surgery, obstetric services, community health and aged care services.


Training Stage Rotations Locations Training Year
Internship General practice / Emergency medicine Kapunda Medical Centre and Kupunda Hospital
Angaston Medical Centre and Angaston District Hospital
Gumeracha Medical Practice and Gumeracha District Soldiers Memorial Hospital
Emergency medicine Gawler Health Service
Southern Fleurieu Health Service
Mt Barker District Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital
Advanced Skills Training Emergency Southern Fleurieu Health Service 2022

Health facilities

  • Angaston District Hospital
  • Gawler Health Service
  • Gumeracha District Soldiers' Memorial Hospital
  • Kangaroo Island Health Service
  • Kapunda Hospital
  • Kapunda and Eudunda Medical Clinic
  • Mount Barker District Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital
  • Southern Fleurieu Health Service

Express your interest or seeking support

If you are interested in a rural clinical experience or would like to know more about rural generalist training in South Australia or are already training in rural and seeking support and advice please contact us and we will put you in touch with one of our Rural Generalist advisors. You can read their profiles in the Advice for Trainees page.