NSW Health Requirements

Students who need to complete clinical placements in the NSW public health system will be subject to NSW Health’s policies. Students are required to obtain and provide all necessary documentation to be verified by NSW ClinConnect during their first week of enrolment.  This verification is a requirement of the NSW Health Department for all students enrolled in medical programs. If you do not comply with the following requirements, you will not be permitted to attend your clinical placement in the NSW health system and progress in your course may be affected.

Documents that must be provided to ClinConnect are:

  1. National Police Certificate;
    1. Students must obtain a National Criminal Record Check before they commence clinical placements in NSW Health facilities
  2. Adult Health Immunisation Schedule;
    1. Students who need to complete clinical training in NSW public health facilities are subject to NSW Health requirements for healthcare workers to demonstrate their protection against specified infectious diseases in the first year of their course.
    2. There are other restrictions on clinical practice of healthcare workers with certain blood-borne viruses. For more information, refer to Management of health care workers with a blood borne virus and those doing exposure prone procedures.
  3. Code of Conduct Agreement.
    1. Students must sign a Code of Conduct Agreement stating that they will abide by the NSW Health Code of Conduct

To ensure you provide the correct documentation during your first week of enrolment in the Doctor of Medicine Course: visit NSW Health’s website or the Health Education and Training website: search for ‘clinical placements’.