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Our aim is to provide the education that matters to you.

We deliver practical clinical education that goes beyond the guidelines and includes both the science and art of clinical care.   Our clinical education program includes content for general practitioners and other clinicians working in General Practice, Allied Health, Aged Care and Disability.

Cape Institute is built on foundations laid by North Coast General Practice Training, one of Australia’s most awarded General Practice training organisations.  We are committed to supporting general practice and the wider healthcare community, by delivering quality education and building strong, collaborative networks and relationships.

At Cape Institute, we deliver education that is personally and professionally rewarding.

We are one of Australia's most awarded general practice training organisations.

Wednesday, 1 July 2020
Cape Institute is born
Cape Institute is launched as an independent, not for profit, provider of education to clinicians and their practice teams.
Wednesday, 1 July 2020
Tuesday, 10 March 2020
North Coast GP Training adapts to COVID-19
Committed to supporting the primary care workforce, North Coast GP Training goes digital; delivering CPD events via interactive webinar.
Tuesday, 10 March 2020
Wednesday, 21 August 2019
North Coast GP Training delivers Healthy North Coast Workforce
NCGPT enters a new funding partnership with North Coast Primary Healthcare Network to deliver the Healthy North Coast Workforce program.
Wednesday, 21 August 2019

We take your CPD education very seriously

Engaging & Practical Education
Our courses are designed to deliver against learning outcome developed by experienced clinical educators.
Interactive Learning
The focus is on live and interactive courses where our participants are engaging with each other and with experts.
Practical & Case Based
Course topics are based in real practice scenarios, and the content is immediately able to be implemented.
Supported by the Cape team
We are here to ensure content, your experience and technical aspects are the highest quality.
Industry Responsive
Course topics respond to needs of clinicians, are not limited to national priority areas and remain independent of funders.
Resources Provided
Download course resources before and after an event to support your learning.
Education that is Rewarding
Our education is personally and professional rewarding to presenters and participants.

Meet the team behind your education

Sharyn White


Sharyn is an experienced health sector executive who is passionate about delivering innovative programs to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals and the community.

Deborah McPherson

Business Development

As a dedicated business relationship manager with extensive experience in the primary healthcare sector, Deborah delivers excellence for learners, presenters and key stakeholders.

Cathy Levins-Byres


Cathy is a highly experienced events coordinator who manages all technical aspects of course production and ensures the highest quality and an unforgettable experience.

Johanna Detmold


Alicia Dougall


As a professional graphic design and marketing specialist, Alicia ensures events reach target audiences with clear messaging and students have a seamless enrolment and learning experience.

Cheryl Constance

Nurse Educator

A Registered Nurse with clinical and management experience across acute care, primary and aged care. With a passion for quality in health care and staff development, Cheryl has been actively involved in the design of high quality clinical education with a focus on areas of identified need.

Dr Peter Silberberg

Clinical Educator

Peter is a GP who trained in the Northern Territory before moving to the North Coast of NSW in 2009.  He currently works as a GP in a small coastal town and also an Aboriginal Medical Service.  He has over 14 years experience in medical education, whether it be medical students, GP registrars or colleagues.  Peter strives for engaging, transformative and enjoyable learning experiences and is a passionate educator.

Dr Jenni Parsons

Clinical Educator

Jenni is an experienced GP who has worked in rural areas of Victoria and also as a locum GP in remote parts of Australia over the last decade. She worked for 10 years as the medical editor of Australian Family Physician (now Australian Journal of General Practice) and has over 20 years experience in Medical Education including teaching and supervising medical students and GP registrars, curriculum development with MCCC GP education and peer education. She has interests in mental health and in clinician health and wellbeing.

If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself

CPD education for the whole team, in one place