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TB Chest Clinic - Royal North Shore, Hornsby Hospital and Mona Vale Hospital

Ground floor

Douglas Building

Royal North Shore Hospital

Reserve Road

St Leonards

2065

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TB Chest Clinic - Royal North Shore, Hornsby Hospital and Mona Vale Hospital

Contact us

General enquiries: (02) 9926 7890

Email: [email protected]

Opening hours

Monday - Friday: 08:00 - 16:30

 What we do

We assess, treat and regularly monitor progress of treatment of people diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB). We also assess and monitor people who have come in contact with someone diagnosed with TB.

 

We assess migrants referred to us by the Immigration Department.

 

We assess new employees to the health service for exposue to TB.

 What to bring

  • Images / scans
  • Blood results
  • Test results
  • List of current medications
  • Referral

 When to visit us

People may refer themselves for screening or be referred by their GP or specialist

 How to visit us

 Referral information

  • Self referral
  • GP referral
  • Nursing referral
  • Allied health referral
  • Medical referral

 Other information

Is there a cost to patients to attend the clinic? No

 

Accessing Services

An appointment will be required for most services.

 

The Tuberculin Skin Test (TST), also known as a Mantoux test, is used to assess whether a person has been infected with the tuberculosis (TB) bacteria. Please click here to read more about it and how you can fill out a form to make an appointment to get this test done.

 

Health Care Worker (HCW) and HCW students are now able to have an interferon gamma release immunoassay (IGRA) blood test as routine occupational TB screening via their GP as per NSW Health policy directive PD2018_009. Positive IGRA results are followed up free of charge by a specialist TB physician at a TB chest clinic.

 

BCG vaccination is done monthly at RNS TB chest clinic. Requests are managed online by NSW Health. Please read these instructions carefully before submitting a request.

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