Northern Sydney Local Health District is one of the leading health services in Australia providing high-quality healthcare to a population of nearly 970,000 people.
The district covers a region approximately 900 square kilometres between Sydney Harbour and the Hawkesbury River. This includes the Local Government Areas of Hornsby, Ku-ring-gai, North Sydney, Mosman, Northern Beaches, Ryde, Hunters Hill, Lane Cove and Willoughby.
As well as providing health care services to the local population the district also provides statewide services at Royal North Shore Hospital - the district's principal tertiary referral hospital. These include major trauma, severe burns, spinal cord injuries, neonatal intensive care, bone marrow transplantation, neurosurgery and interventional neuroradiology.
Other hospitals in the district include Ryde, Mona Vale and Hornsby Ku-ring-gai hospitals. Northern Beaches Hospital provides public health services purchased by NSLHD from the private operator of the hospital. Other health services include Primary and Community Health and Mental Health Drug and Alcohol.
The district has a skilled and dedicated workforce of more than 11,000 staff committed to providing high-quality safe patient care to the community. Services are provided in the hospital setting and in the community.