Connect, enable and transform the health and wellbeing of our communities

The Faculty of Health and Medicine has been integrated into the new College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing.

At the Faculty of Health and Medicine, we prioritise integrated approaches with wellness-oriented solutions.

By fostering resilience, growing interprofessional skills and knowledge, and mobilising collective action, we will deliver better, healthier living for our communities.

Our staff have a passion and conviction to learn, succeed and assert an influence over global healthcare challenges.

Our students are prepared for the health and medical workforce of today — and tomorrow.

The quality of education and research we undertake is grounded in a harmonised agenda with our clinical, education, community and research partners.

We speak up for equity, diversity and inclusion and create pathways that enable capability, build confidence and foster belonging in education and health care provision.

Teaching Excellence

Within a rapidly changing research and tertiary education landscape, our Faculty is committed to producing exemplary health care practitioners and researchers who can provide innovative solutions that will deliver better, healthier living for our communities.

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Over 100 ? Indigenous doctors have graduated
Ranked 132 ? in the world - Medicine
Ranked 36 ? in the world - Nursing

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Comprising four Schools and having established partnerships with some of the region's leading healthcare providers, students at our Faculty have the opportunity to learn from world leaders in cutting-edge facilities.

Teaching and learning

Our degrees are designed to challenge, support and inspire our students through evidence-based learning environments that blend academic and professional training.

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Faculty research

Our researchers have access to industry-leading facilities and receive comprehensive support to enhance their capability to solve some of health and medicine’s most complex issues.

Latest news

DadPlay

News • 13 May 2021

DadPlay: Tackling challenging behaviour in 3–5-year-olds

Australian fathers in rural, regional and remote areas, who are raising children aged three to five, with challenging behaviour, will have a helping hand through a new mobile-phone-based service.

International Day of the Midwife 2021

News • 5 May 2021

Follow the Data: Invest in Midwives

Each year on 5 May we reflect on and celebrate the extraordinary contribution midwives make to the health and wellbeing of women, babies and families, during one of the most important events of our lives - being born.

Genes

News • 26 Apr 2021

Precision medicine could be all in the genes

A breakthrough in precision medicine has revealed existing medications and supplements could be repurposed to solve gaps in the treatment of chronic respiratory disorders such as asthma.

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Upcoming events and conferences

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Event • 11 May 2021 from 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Using SCOPUS & SciVal

Join this session to use and understand all things SCOPUS & SciVal.

RA GAP

Event • 18 May 2021 from 1:00pm - 2:30pm

ARC Linkage Project Grants

This session will provide practical advice to researchers interested in submitting an ARC Linkage Projects application. Please join us to for this opportunity to learn more and ask questions.

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Event • 26 May 2021 from 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Maximise Your Research Profile

This session will provide you with an opportunity to refresh and optimise your Research Profile.

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Our partners

Enduring engagement with government bodies, industry, health-service providers and our communities are key to improving health and wellness. These partnerships are grounded in integrity and reciprocity, resulting in meaningful, long-lasting change.

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The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.