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Surgery and Anaesthetics Clinical Network

The Surgery and Anaesthetics Clinical Network at NSLHD focusses on surgical care systems, governance and delivery of surgical specialty services.

The research profile of this network reflects the clinical specialties of:

  • Anaesthesia
  • Acute pain management
  • Perioperative medicine
  • Anaesthesia allergy
  • Breast and Endocrine and Melanoma
  • Burns Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Ear, Nose and Throat
  • General Surgery
  • Upper Gastro-intestinal Surgery
  • Colo-rectal Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Urology
  • Vascular Surgery


Surgical services are provided at Hornsby Ku-Ring-Gai Hospital, Royal North Shore Hospital and Ryde Hospitals.

The departmental structure of the Division of Surgery and Anaesthesia at RNSH is outlined on the ChevronSERT Institute web page​ External Link

Our dedicated clinicians strive to undertake evidence based best practise and promote research. Research is embedded within each facility who work closely with the University of Sydney Northern Clinical School.

In 2021, the RNSH SERT Institute produced a comprehensive research activity report for the period 2018-2020, highlighting the extent and breadth of research conducted by surgical departments. This included 450 published manuscripts equating to an average of 148 publications annually from surgical departments in the ChevronRNSH DoSA External Link.