Northern Health Orientation Program

Welcome to Northern Health

Next Live Orientation Session:

Monday 8th August 2022

Session Host:

Dr Chiu Kang

7:20 - 7:30


7:30 - 7:45

CMO Welcome & Acknowledgement of Country

Dr Kean Kuan, Director of Medical Services

7:45- 8:05

Deteriorating Patients

Online Video

8:05 - 8:20

IT Programs

Dr Nicola Nguyen, JMSA President

8:20 - 8:25


Ms Megan Farrell - Northern IT

8:55 -9:05

Mandatory Training

Online Videos

8:55 - 9:05

COVID Update

Victoria Madigan, Infectious Diseases

9:05 - 9:15

Junior Medical Workforce Unit

Deb Hutchinson, Manager, JMWU

9:15 - 9:30

Overview of Northern Health & Tips

Chiu Kang

BLS Refresher Course - Tuesday 9th August 1.30 - 3.30pm, in the Library. No need to book, just turn up!


Unit Orientation

Anaesthetics – Monday 8th August at 1pm in the Anaesthesia Dept, level 1 (door down from day surgery after the elevator or ask front reception)

Broadmeadows Health (BS): On Monday Aug 8 at 2-3pm via MS Teams with Michael Farber. Click on Microsoft Teams meeting link: Click here to join the meeting Meeting ID: 445 995 470 880 Passcode: Sg9P3n

Emergency Dept orientation: Orientation upstairs in the ED consultant's area at 1030 am (Heng Cheok)

Emergency Paediatrics orientation: Liam (meet Keith Amarakone in ED on Monday 8th August at 11am for a Paeds unit orientation.

Gastro Reg: (Beverley) refer to the unit handbook. Contact Andrew Tsoi (other reg) when you arrive and he will provide an orientation with the rest of the team.

HITH orientation: HITH office (demountable 6 with the Uni of Melb placard) on Monday 5/8 at 9.30. Ask Daniel to look at the HITH rover which will be updated by the current docs.

ICU orientation: (Jess) contact Dr David Crosbie –  anytime for an orientation and with any concerns.

O&G orientation: (Rebecca) go to the maternity ward – our gynae team will meet you. Pls follow gynae resident for the morning for orientation. Gynaecology registrar phone – 84052521. Can also call the Gynae reg once she is in maternity ward (Ekaterine the Senior Reg via the switch.) Arzoo Khalid, Head of O &G also available anytime call 0458430158

Medical & Specialty Medical Unit VIRTUAL orientation: Tuesday 9th August at 7:30 am – 8:00am via TEAMS: Microsoft Teams (

Orthopaedics – (Nate) meet up with the orthopaedic registrars in Fracture Clinic.A more comprehensive unit orientation will occur on Tuesday morning (9th August).

Paediatrics: via MS teams (straight after hospital orientation). Dan (chief paediatric registrar) would have sent you an MS Teams.

Palliative Care orientation: (Ben) Go to ward 3 at NH after hospital orientation and refer to updated Pall Care ROVER.

Plastics – Julian Liew is the Supervisor of Training:

Surgical orientation: Chiu Kang will orientate you face to face at 11am on Monday 8th August. Meet at front reception at NH – Epping

Vascular: (Sela) offered a pre-orientation by Mr Iman Bayat & David Goh (TBC)

Northern Welcomes You!