Category Archive: SaveRNSH

Feb 07

Minister Skinner, why are you selling our land?

      “Specialist centres, rather than having many general hospitals have the benefit of improving the quality of care where there is sufficient demand for services. Centres of excellence have greater capacity to attract a critical mass of specialist clinicians, facilitate high standards of training and invest in advanced specialty equipment. (1)” Minister Skinner, …

Continue reading »

Feb 07

Professor Tom Reeve

“I don’t believe the public realises what an enormous resource a hospital like the Royal North Shore is, This place should be coddled and cared for. (1)” #helpSaveRNSH Tom Reeve was the first Professor of Surgery at RNSH. The photo is of Tom at the Save RNSH rally in 2011. (1) Boson, Mary. 1989. “Australia’s …

Continue reading »

Feb 04

Mr Abbott would you sell our teaching hospitals to pay for your budget cuts?

“Despite promising before the election not to cut money for health, the Coalition will dramatically shrink the Commonwealth’s share of hospital funding, cutting its annual contribution by $15billion by 2024, with the deepest cuts beginning in 2017.” There is currently a proposal to sell the best real estate on the RNS Hospital campus #helpsaveRNSH to …

Continue reading »

Feb 03

Mr Abbot, are you listening to your local community?

Or is this all just “electronic graffiti” ? “No, Tony Abbott, You Can’t Dismiss Social Media as ‘Electronic Graffiti.’” 2015. The Conversation. Accessed February 3. http://theconversation.com/no-tony-abbott-you-cant-dismiss-social-media-as-electronic-graffiti-36819.

Feb 03

We’ve never been a country that’s ripped off generations to pay for today …

“We’ve never been a country that’s ripped off generations to pay for today. And under my government, we never will.” — If this is the case, why in the Prime Ministers own electorate, is the campus of his communities Teaching/Referral hospital being sold to pay for the hospital redevelopment. The money generated would pay for …

Continue reading »

Jan 15

Green space, urbanity, and health: how strong is the relation?

“This research shows that the percentage of green space in people’s living environment has a positive association with the perceived general health of residents. Green space seems to be more than just a luxury … ” (See Link)

Jan 11

Help SaveRNSH – YOU CAN HelpSaveRNSH

Please consider making an appointment to meet with your local politician. It is DIFFICULT to understand how, in a democracy, our political representatives have become so out of touch with the wishes of their constituents. Ask them to review the thousands of comments on our page and consider “liking”  — Help Save Royal North Shore …

Continue reading »

Jan 09

Help SaveRNSH – For a century

For a century RNS has been looking after families from all across the state. It is a referral centre for 1:6 of the NSW population. They are proposing to sell our best land. Within 50 metres of rail infrastructure. Once the land is sold it is lost forever … ‪#‎helpSaveRNSH‬

Jan 08

Help SaveRNSH – An Army of Caring People

For decades RNSH has trained the health professionals whose skills current and future generations rely on. Paramedics, Nurses, Chaplains, Medical Students, Social workers, Medical Specialists, Physiotherapists … AN ARMY OF CARING PEOPLE working throughout the state have trained at RNS. We are one of the wealthiest countries in the world … we should not be …

Continue reading »

Jan 06

Help SaveRNSH – The CSB

The Clinical Services Building was built because the original hospital redevelopment was inadequate, with too few beds and inadequate provision for essential services. The only reason it COULD be built was because the original decision to sell 30% of the campus was reversed. The CSB was built on land that was originally planned to be …

Continue reading »

Older posts «