Northern Sydney Home Nursing Service (NSHNS) provides community based nursing care to people both within their homes and in clinic environments throughout Northern Sydney.

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Eligibility

NSHNS require that all patients have medical supervision from either a Medical Practitioner or a hospital, and the patient will be asked to provide consent for the service to contact the GP and other relevant service providers when necessary.

Referral

Patients can be referred to the Service for the provision of nursing in a number of ways. Referrals can be made by calling 1300 732 503. Referral care may be made by:

  • Patients
  • General Practitioners
  • Hospitals – Public and Private facilities
  • Community Services or other health care providers
  • Family member or friend

Urgent cases

NSHNS is not an emergency service.  For urgent advice, patients are advised to contact their General Practitioner, or emergency services.

Cost

  • We do receive payment for people whose care may be covered by Insurance or are eligible Veterans.
  • There is some cost for ongoing wound care.
  • For people receiving Level 3 and 4 Commonwealth Home Care Packages, NSHNS will provide nursing care as part of their package funding.
  • For most patients there is no cost for NSHNS to provide nursing care in your home or clinic.

Contact us

Email: NSHNS@nsccahs.health.nsw.gov.au

NSHNS Management and Administration (Head office)

Phone: 02 9887 5444

Fax: 02 9887 5577

NSLHD-NSHNS@health.nsw.gov.au

Phone attended:

Mon – Fri: 8.00am – 5.00pm

Sat– Sun: 8.00am – 4.00pm

Ku-ring-gai Centre

Phone: 02 9449 6677

Fax: 02 9983 0945

Phone attended:

Mon – Fri: 8.00am – 4.30pm

Sat – Sun: 8.00am – 4.00pm

(Answer machine is available out of hours)

Hornsby Centre

Phone: 02 9477 9277

Fax: 02 9477 9170

Phone attended:

Mon – Fri: 8.00am – 4.30pm

Sat– Sun: 8.00am – 4.00pm

(Answer machine is available out of hours)

Brookvale Centre

Phone: 02 9388 5277

Fax: 02 9388 5194

Phone attended:

Mon – Fri: 8.00am – 4.30pm

Sat– Sun : 8.00am – 4.00pm

(Answer machine is available out of hours)

Mona Vale Centre                  

Phone: 02 9998 6255

Fax: 02 9979 8750

Phone attended:

Mon – Fri: 8.00am – 4.30pm

Sat– Sun: 8.00am – 4.00pm

(Answer machine is available out of hours)

North Sydney Centre

Phone: 02 9462 9388

Fax : 02 9462 9070

Phone attended:

Mon – Fri : 8.00am – 4.30pm

Sat– Sun: 8.00am – 4.00pm

(Answer machine is available out of hours)

Ryde Centre

Phone: 02 9887 5911

Fax: 02 9887 5912

Phone attended:

Mon – Fri: 8.00am – 4.30pm

Sat– Sun: 8.00am – 4.00pm

(Answer machine is available out of hours)

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Postal: Head office administration

Northern Sydney Home Nursing Service

PO Box 551

North Ryde BC NSW 1670