Why save RNSH?

  • [[Land Divestment]]
  • [[Bed Numbers]]
  • [[Displaced Services]]
  • [[Green Space]]
  • [[Lack of Consultation]]

Land Divestment

Displaced Services

The Southern Campus proposed for sale currently houses RNSH Childcare which is run by the Local Health District. It is proposed that the private operator may house the childcare service. On speaking to the Childcare manager in October 2014, they have not yet been informed of the model of child care proposed. Childcare at RNSH has …

Recreational facilities at Chatswood Community Centre

Green Space

Green open space within, and surrounding, the hospital grounds, where the primary focus is healthcare, will be significantly reduced after the divestment of RNSH land. The upgraded hospital will be surrounded by high-rise buildings and most of the planned open space allotment will be shared with a busy, adjacent commercial and residential area and squeezed …

Lack of Consultation

• The draft concept plan proposed in 2006 involved minimal consultation with key stakeholders, specifically doctors, nurses, allied health, other hospital employees and patients, and there was inadequate opportunity for public comment. Consequently, significant flaws in the initial plan have transpired and considerable amendments have been made and are still required. • Despite many revisions …