The Acute Assessment Unit (AAU) at Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital is a short stay general medical unit suitable for patients who require admission with the expectation that the investigation and treatment plan will help facilitate discharge in 48 hours.

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Eligibility

Stable medical patients identified as fulfilling the AAU admission criteria.

Referral

Admission into the AAU will occur via the Emergency Department or as direct admissions referred by a specialist either from outpatient clinics or the community.

Other Information

Patients in the AAU are either discharged home or may be admitted to an inpatient ward.

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Hornsby Ku-Ring-Gai Hospital,
Palmerston Road, 
Hornsby, NSW 2077

Finding Us: The AAU is located within Building 1 of Hornsby Ku-Ring-Gai Hospital.

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Open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

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Centre direct number:

02 9477 9945