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Requests to film at our hospitals and services

We receive a large number of requests to film at our hospitals every week ranging from film school students to large TV and film productions. All requests are managed by the media and communications unit. Requests can only be accommodated, if possible, and based on the benefit to the hospital, the staff and the capacity to manage the request.

Film crews at our hospitals and services must be respectful of the privacy of patients and their carers at all times, and take care not to obstruct staff from doing their jobs. All filming requires supervision by a member of the media unit team.

Media unit staff will cancel filming at any time if there is an operational or clinical reason.

Filming requests for the purposes other than news or current affairs should be submitted in writing to [email protected]

Doing a news media ‘live cross’ from our hospitals


We understand the news media may wish to do live crosses from outside our hospitals. These must be undertaken offsite unless prior permission has been given by the media and communications unit.

  • At Royal North Shore Hospital live crosses are commonly conducted from Gore Hill Oval car park area off Reserve Road.
  • At Hornsby Hospital live crosses are conducted on the pavement on Palmerston Road.
  • At Ryde Hospital live crossed are conducted on the pavement on Dennison Rd.
  • At Mona Vale Hospital on the pavement on Coronation street.

For all other NSLHD locations please contact the media and communication unit who will be able to recommend a suitable location on (02) 9463 1722.