Established in 1885, and located in St Leonards, Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH) services the health needs of four local government areas, Mosman, Willoughby, Lane Cove and North Sydney.
The St Leonards RNSH campus is a tertiary teaching hospital of the University of Sydney (medicine, allied health), University of Technology, Sydney (nursing), and Australian Catholic University (nursing and allied health).
The hospital is also a NSW Trauma Centre for severe burns injury, neonatal intensive care, spinal cord injury and interventional neuroradiology.
The Kolling Institute of Medical Research is also located on the St Leonards campus. Involved in medical research, designed to bring breakthroughs in the laboratory to the patients’ bedsides.
Services at RNSH
Services at the St Leonards campus of Royal North Shore Hospital include: Aboriginal Health, Allied Health, Bone & Joints, Cancer, Cardiology, Carer Support, Child & Adolescent, Corporate & Support, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Drug & Alcohol, Emergency & Intensive Care, Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Genetics, General Medicine, Health Promotion, Infectious Diseases, Medical Imaging & Radiology, Mental Health, Multicultural Health, Neurology, Oral Health, Pain Management, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Pregnancy & Birth, Primary & Community Health, Rehabilitation & Aged Care, Renal Services, Respiratory, Sexual Health, Speech Pathology, Stroke and Women’s Health
There is a bus stop located on Reserve Road, close to the main entrance of the hospital. Royal North Shore Hospital is a short 10 minute walk from St Leonards Station. There are also taxi ranks located on Reserve Road.
Future Expansion of RNSH
With investment on site approaching $1.3 billion in new clinical facilities, the ability to double the clinical services space and a plan to get much-needed support services on site, RNSH is well placed to provide world-class health and research facilities long into the future.