Monthly Archive: November 2014

Nov 28

David, 86, Sydney – RNSH patient & community member opposing hospital campus land sale, Nov 28, 2014

David, 86, Sydney RNSH patient & community member opposing hospital campus land sale In 1953, David, 86, father-of-two and grandfather-of-two relocated from the Hunter Valley to Sydney, following a six month-long hospitalisation to treat his polio. Requiring ongoing physiotherapy to manage his disease, David was referred to Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH). Since 1953, almost …

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Nov 28

MEDIA RELEASE: NSW Premier shifts responsibility for RNSH land sale “mess” back to Health Minister while Campus Master Plan remains MIA – November 28, 2014

Media Release                                                         FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE USE NSW Premier shifts responsibility for RNSH land sale “mess” back to Health Minister while Campus Master Plan remains …

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Nov 21

Heart Failure on hospital – Daily Telegraph, November 21, 2014

Nov 20

Interview with Dr Justin Bowra, Emergency Physician, RNSH – November 20, 2014

“I am absolutely gutted at the way our Government has betrayed the future of the hospital & the future of NSW for a dirty quick buck. “It guts me & angers me that I should have to stand up for the future of the hospital & try & defend its interests against the people who …

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Nov 20

Interview with Dr Tony Joseph, Director of Trauma, RNSh & Senior Staff Specialist, RNSH Emergency Department – November 20, 2014

“North Shore is an iconic hospital. We’re a major referral hospital for trauma, spinal injuries, burns & plastic surgery who serves not just the North Sydney area, but the rest of the State as well. “To sell off our land for a 99 year lease or permanently just doesn’t make any sense. “North Shore will only …

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Nov 20

Interview with Dr Bruce Cooper, Senior Staff Specialist in Nephrology and Hypertension, Head, Department of Renal Medicine, RNSH – November 20, 2014

“We are very concerned that if we sell the land, we won’t be able to grow the future health care needs that this area & this state need to manage our sick & elderly population. “We are concerned that  the Minister previously said that the land would not be sold, but two months ago we found …

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Nov 20

Interview with Dr John Kaye, Greens Member for NSW Parliament – November 20, 2014

“This isn’t just about Clinicians & local community, it’s about all of NSW. This is the major referral hospital for across the state. “We know that clinical services are evolving with new science & new understandings. To foreclose on any future development of the hospital, by transferring this land to the private sector for 99 years, is …

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Nov 19

MEDIA ALERT – Tabling 12,700-strong ‘People’s petition’ to help save RNSH from land sale – Wed, November 19, 2014

MEDIA ALERT – Tabling 12,700-strong ‘People’s petition’ to help save RNSH from land sale – WED, NOV 19, 2014

Nov 18

Hard copy petition tally reaches more than 10,000 – November 18, 2014

Our hard copy petition tally count as of noon today is 11,803! Thanks to your fantastic support, we have reached our goal of 10,000 signatories. A huge thank you to all of our volunteers who have worked tirelessly to #helpsaveRNSH Final petitions are due by COB today. Pleaseforward them to The Chair of the RNSH …

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Nov 18

“The land should not be sold whatsoever” – Anthony Roberts MP, 2011 – November 18, 2014

In 2011, The Hon. Anthony Roberts MP, the Liberal Member for Lane Cove spoke about the importance of keeping RNSH land in the future. He called the proposal to sell the land short-sighted & explained that the Coalition’s position was very clear – “The land should not be sold whatsoever”. In an interview with one …

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