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Diabetes education - Hornsby Hospital

Ground Floor

Building 14

Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital

Gate 6, Derby Rd

Hornsby

2077

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Diabetes education - Hornsby Hospital

Contact us

General enquiries: (02) 9485 6133

Fax number: (02) 9485 6021

Email: [email protected]

Opening hours

Monday - Friday: 08:00 - 16:30

 

 What we do

The Hornsby diabetes education service provides individual assessment and diabetes self-management education to people with diabetes their family and friends.

Services include:

  • Diabetes self-management education
  • Training in the use of blood glucose monitoring systems
  • Insulin initiation, stabilisation and training in the use of insulin delivery systems
  • Monthly diabetes group education programs
  • Participation in community awareness programs
  • Brooklyn interdisciplinary diabetes clinic

 

The Hornsby diabetes education service provides services to outpatients and inpatients.

We care for and treat people with:

  • Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM)
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Pre-diabetes

 What to bring

  • Images/scans
  • Blood results
  • Medicare card

 When to visit us

The Hornsby diabetes education service is primarily an adult service. Education and services may be provided to paediatric and adolescent patients on a limited basis.

You may self-refer, however referrals from a health service provider are preferred.

You must have been diagnosed with:

  • Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM)
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Pre-diabetes

 How to visit us

Turn onto Palmerston Road from Edgeworth David Avenue. The Emergency entrance is just after the Burdett Street Intersection on the right. The Multi-storey carpark is further along after the Northcott Road junction.

Transdev bus 575 travels to Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital from Hornsby and Turramurra railway stations. This picks up and sets down at the front of the Hospital on Palmerston Road. There are no buses to the Hospital from Waitara Station.

The closest railway stations are Hornsby and Waitara. Hornsby is accessible via both the main Northern Line and the North Shore Line. Waitara is on the North Shore Line. Transdev bus service #575 travels to Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital from these stations.

From Hornsby Station – The distance to the Hospital is approximately 1.8km. If you wish to walk please note there are a number of hills. Exit the station on the George Street side via the pedestrian overpass.
From Waitara Station – The distance to the Hospital is approximately 1.5km. Exit the station on the Alexandria Avenue side. This walk is reasonably flat.

Hornsby Hospital has a multi-storey car park that offers 500 spaces and is located at Gate 2 (Palmerston Road). This carpark provides access for all areas across the campus.

Parking fees apply across the whole hospital in accordance with the NSW Health's hospital car parking fees policy and can be accessed here. Concessional rates apply to those who are eligible.

Disabled parking spaces are available in the multi-storey car park and also on Lowe and Palmerston Roads, though street parking availability is very limited. Your valid disabled parking permit must be displayed in your car at all times. Please do not park in restricted parking areas; you could be blocking access to emergency services.

 Referral information

  • Self referral
  • GP referral
  • Nursing
  • Allied halth referral
  • Medical referral

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