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Hospital Post Accreditation

How to apply for an Accredited Training Post in General Surgery

Hospitals must complete the Hospital Accreditation Application. This is an online form that captures the information required by the Board in General Surgery and its Training Committee in reviewing the application.

The Online Application captures information pertaining to the RACS Accreditation of Hospitals and Posts for Surgical Education and Training: Process and Criteria for Accreditation booklet. You may download a copy of the booklet here.

The process for Hospital Post Accreditation is outlined in the Board in General Surgery Hospital Accreditation and Trainee Feedback Regulations available here.

To request a login please email Fiona Bull at with the following information:

  1. Hospital Name
  2. Number of Posts hospital is applying for accreditation
  3. Unit Name for each post being applied for
  4. Contact Person and Email (this is the person who will be provided with login details)

All applications must be submitted via the online site by 31 March.  Applications received after this date will not be considered until the following year.

Applications for 2018 review (potential 2019 accreditation) are now closed.

Applications for 2019 (potential 2020 accreditation) will open on 19 November 2018.  For hospitals who contact the Board wishing to apply for accreditation in the 2019 round, login details will be sent on 12 November 2018.

For all queries relating to Hospital Post Accreditation, please contact:

Fiona Bull
Manager - Education & Training
P +61 3 9249 1262
F +61 3 9249 1257