November 10, 2014 archive

Join our social media campaign to #helpsaveRNSH – November 10, 2014

Once again the NSW government is trying to sell off part of the Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH) – specifically zone 8 which in particular, houses much-valued subsidised childcare for RNSH staff. We are lobbying against the sale of this valuable land in order to guarantee the future of RNSH. We invite you to join our #helpsaveRNSH social media campaign …

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Interview with Dr Anthony Joseph – Nov 10, 2014

“You’ll find that the Lane Cove Council is seeking community input into this development, in this area, yet we’ve got the State Government wanting to sell off an acre of land from the southern campus at Royal North Shore, to put in high rises with no community consultation, it makes you wonder what’s going on …

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Interview with Harvey Porter, President of the Lane Cove RSL – Nov 10, 2014

“If they sell the land in the medical precinct, they’ll never be able to afford to get it back to build the bigger hospital that they will need in the future.”

The cost of childcare – Edward Makepeace, Secretary NSW Nurses & Midwives Association, RNSH – Nov 10, 2014

The cost of childcare – Edward Makepeace, Secretary NSW Nurses & Midwives Association, RNSH “The hours are friendly, and staff understand what it’s like working in a hospital. If you don’t show up on the dot of closing time or if there’s an emergency, they’ll stay and look after your kids. “At a private centre, …

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RNSH campus size – setting the record straight – Nov 10, 2014

The current campus is 14.2 hectares. After the proposed sale, and excluding the private hospital, it is 11.0 hectares. The private hospital is not strictly a part of the public hospital campus. After exclusion of the heritage area, it is 9.8 hectares. The heritage buildings have very limited development potential for the site. The area being …

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