Flinders University Rural and Remote Health SA has a large presence in south-eastern South Australia, which stretches across to Hamilton in Victoria, and includes a Flinders University campus within the grounds of Mount Gambier Hospital.
More than 300 students visit the region for work integrated learning placements each year.
Third year Doctor of Medicine (MD) students undertake the 12-month Doctor of Medicine Rural Stream (MDRS) program based in Mt Gambier, Naracoorte, and Hamilton in country Victoria.
Nursing, allied health and fourth-year medical students undertake shorter clinical placements at hospitals and health services throughout the region.
The Limestone Coast Regional Training Hub is managed by FURHSA and was established to identify and improve training and career opportunities for junior doctors within rural and regional South Australia. The training hub also coordinates the Junior Doctor Medical Education Program in conjunction with Mt Gambier Hospital.