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Neurosurgery Outpatient Service - Royal North Shore Hospital

Level 3 - Ambulatory Care Centre,

Acute Services Building,

Royal North Shore Hospital

Reserve Rd

St Leonards

2065

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Neurosurgery Outpatient Service - Royal North Shore Hospital

Contact us

Phone: 02 9463 1711

Fax: 02 9926 4014

Email: [email protected]

Opening hours

Follow up Clinic: Monday 13:00 - 16:00

INR Clinic: Wednesday 9:00 - 12:00

Neurosurgery Clinic: Wednesday 13:00 - 16:00

Cerebrovascular Clinic: Thursday 13:00 - 16:00

 What we do

We provide treatment for conditions of the brain and spine that require surgical treatment and intervetional neuroradiology procedures or management.

We care for and treat people with

  • Brain and spine tumours
  • Problems with the blood vessels of the brain and spine such as aneurysms, AVMs and dissections
  • Bleeding in and around the brain
  • Brain and spine injuries
  • Other spinal conditions such as herniated discs and fractures
  • Problems with CSF circulation

 What to bring

  • Images / Scans
  • Blood Results
  • List of current medications
  • Referral
  • Medicare Card

 When to visit us

Essential Criteria

Patient Details

  • Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender (as identified by the patient themselves)
  • Address and phone number(s)
  • Medicare / DVA number / Private health insurance

 

Clinical Details

  • Reason for referral / presenting problem
  • Expectation of referral
  • History of comorbidities
  • Current management and/or options already pursued
  • Examination findings including neurological assessment
  • Investigation results
  • Current medication and duration of therapy - ensure list is current by writing 'current' and initial and date referral letter
  • Allergies and adverse drug reactions

 

General Practitioner Details

  • Name and practice name
  • Practice address, phone and fax numbers
  • Patient's usual GP (if different to above)

 How to visit us

Exit off Pacific Highway and the M1 will take you to the hospital on Reserve Road in St Leonards

Bus Route 114 stops directly at the hospital

The hospital is close to St Leonards train station

The hospital is a 5 minute walk from St Leonards Station

Street and multi storey car parking are available on the Royal North Shore hospital campus. Fees apply, so please check signage. Concession parking rates are available for patients and carers. Click here for more details.

The Neurosurgery and Interventional Neuroradiology Clinic is Check in D

When you enter the hospital, walk past the yellow lifts and florist. The Ambulatory Care Centre will be on your right hand side between the orange and green lifts.

Check in D is located on the left, past the enquiries desk.

 Referral information

  • GP referral
  • Medical referral

Referrals will be triaged and you will be notified of the outcome as soon as possible. This process may take between 1-4 weeks. You will be contacted if more information is needed, please make sure you answer the phone to private numbers.

Telehealth services are available, please ask if this would be suitable for your appointment.

 Other information

Can transport be organised for people to attend?

Please discuss these options with your primary care provider or GP.

 

Is there a cost to patients to attend the clinic?

Neurosurgery outpatient clinic appointments are bulk billed and there is no additional charge for patients with a Medicare Card.

Patients without Medicare are charged $120 per outpatient consultation.

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