Category Archive: News

Jan 21

The Isbister family – serving the RNSH community for more than a century – Jan 21, 2015

Prof James Isbister AM’s century-long, familial tie to Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH) is the stuff of legends. In 1900, his grandfather, also Dr James Isbister, a medical graduate from Adelaide University, became Australia’s first graduate to be appointed to RNSH. Working in general surgery and specialising in gynaecology and obstetrics, Dr Isbister treated a …

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Jan 21

How will you show your support to #helpsaveRNSH? – Jan 21, 2015

Emergency Physician at RNSH, Dr Justin Bowra, has lent his support to #helpsaveRNSH by growing a beard to vent his opposition to the hospital’s land divestment. Watch this short video below during which he asks how you will show your support to #helpsaveRNSH. Justin video for Web

Jan 08

Our politicians need to Explain …

    It’s time to make an appointment to meet with our local politicians and ask them to PLEASE EXPLAIN what’s happening. Why are they planning to divest one of NSW Health’s most accessible pieces of real estate, to generate a sum of money that would only run a major referral centre like RNS for …

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Jan 07

Please continue lending your support to #helpsaveRNSH in 2015 – Jan 7, 2015

In 2015, we continue calling on all members of the RNSH community to lend their voices to #helpsaveRNSH. The number of petition signatures to date has reached 16,409, and is still growing. In 2015, we ask that we keep up the momentum and ensure that the land in Zone 8 of RNSH remains with the hospital …

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Dec 23

RNSH senior doctors pass motion of ‘no confidence’ in Local Area Health District Board regarding land divestment – Tues, Dec 23, 2014

Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH) senior medical staff have passed a motion of no confidence in the conduct of the North Sydney Local Health District (LHD) Board regarding their handling of the recently announced plan for hospital land divestment. In an extraordinary meeting of the Medical Staff Council (MSC) to vote on a motion of …

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