Trainee Positions At Launceston General Hospital (LGH)

Launceston General Hospital (LGH)
Charles St
TAS, 7250

Contact Details

Matthew Lee-Archer
Phone : +61474645321
www :


Training Positions : 1
Elective Training Positions : 0
Fellowships : 0

Core Position Descriptions
The LGH has been approved for a core training position from 2022.

The neurology department was established in 2019 and has four neurologists, Lauren Giles, Aaron De Souza, Simon Bower and Matthew Lee-Archer.

Stroke is manage separately at the LGH by dedicated stroke physicians. The AT will get acute stroke exposure leading the 'code stroke' team when rostered.

We work with the Royal Hobart Hospital Neurologists for cases that require neurosurgical/neuro-interventional input.

On call is one evening per week and one weekend per month.

Elective Position Descriptions

Hospital Information

The LGH is a regional hospital with most medical sub-specialties on site.

Department Beds :
up to 5

Department Clinics

Department Specialty Clinics

Department Meetings
Weekly neuro-radiology
Monthly academic meeting
Monthly neurophysiology meeting

Department Staff
Lauren Giles
Aaron de Souza
Simon Bower
Matthew Lee-Archer

Junior Staff Positions In Neurology
The AT position is supported by a basic physician trainee (BPT).

Trainee Responsibilities
Manage neurology inpatients.
Consults to to ward and ED patients.
Outpatient clinics.
Provide leadership and education to the BPT.
Education for within the hospital BPT training program and medical students.

Selection Criteria

Philosophy Of Training

Neurology Training In State

Other Information