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Renal Clinic - Hornsby Hospital

Outpatients Department

Level 1, Building 60

Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital

Palmerston Road



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Renal Clinic - Hornsby Hospital

Contact us

General enquiries: (02) 9485 6777

Referrals phone: (02) 9485 6777

Fax number: (02) 9485 6069


Opening hours

Friday: 09:00 - 16:00

 What we do

We provide treatment for people with chronic kidney disease.

 What to bring

  • Images / scans
  • Blood results    
  • List of current medications
  • Referral
  • Medicare card

 When to visit us

To access this service you must be referred by your GP with all mandatory information provided. You must be over the age of 16 years and reside in the Hornsby Ku-ring-gai local government area. 


 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

Your referral must include:

  • Date and duration of referral (referrals accepted for either a 12-month period or indefinite)
  • Referrer's name, address, provider number and signature
  • Patient's details - name, date of birth, address, phone numbers, Medicare number/Department of Veteran Affairs number
  • Provisional diagnosis and reason for referral
  • Finding/treatment to date
  • Significant medical history
  • List of medications
  • Relevant social information
  • Need for interpreter and preferred language
  • If applicable, the most recent letter from any other physician, e.g. Cardiologist

Referrals with insufficient information will be returned to the GP until further information is provided to the clinic.


The following tests must be done before the appointment:

  • Blood chemistry and haematology
  • Urinary Albumin/creatinine ratio and urine microscopy for red cell morphology and casts
  • Renal tract ultrasound

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