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Home Nursing Service

This is a community nursing service provided in patients’ homes in the local government areas of Pittwater, Warringah, Manly, Mosman, North Sydney, Willoughby, Lane Cove, Ryde, Hunters Hill, Hornsby and Ku-ring-gai.

Home Nursing Service

Contact us

Contact Centre: 1300 732 503

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 7:30am to 6:00pm

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 What we do

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

We provide general nursing care including a comprehensive assessment, wound management, help with medication, pain management and short term personal hygiene. We support the aged and or disabled, or those with a chronic illness

Other services include counselling, support and palliative care to terminally ill people and their families/carers, and chronic disease management support.

We provide services for people living across Northern Sydney Local Health District.

Referrals can be made by phoning the Northern Sydney Local Health District Health Contact Centre on 1300 732 503, Monday to Friday 7:30am to 6:00pm

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 Referral information

Referrals can be made by patients, GPs, hospitals, community services and families.

Referrals can be made by phoning the Northern Sydney Local Health District Health Contact Centre on 1300 732 503, Monday to Friday 7:30am to 6:00pm

Referrals are assessed by the Nursing Unit Manager of each centre to ensure they are appropriate and that patient and staff safety has been considered.

Northern Sydney Home Nursing Service 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.

This is a free service, however we do receive payment for people whose care may be covered by Insurance (including the National Disability Insurance Scheme [NDIS]) or are eligible Veterans.

Where nursing is funding within packages of care (Home Care Packages) the package provider is charged for nursing care provided.

 Other information

The service‚Äôs management, education and some clinical specialists are located at Macquarie Hospital, North Ryde. The service is staffed by registered nurses but includes, endorsed enrolled nurses, a social worker and administrative staff.

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