Ryde hospital is a public hospital servicing the needs of Ryde- Eastwood- Epping-Carlingford community in Sydney. The wider geographical coverage may include the Hills district, and Parramatta. It is a general hospital with a 174 bed capacity, having two medical wards, a surgical ward,
a rehabilitation building , an intensive care unit, a high dependency unit, and a
coronary care unit. Ryde hospital works in close association with Royal
North Shore hospital, which is a major tertiary referring centre for
Ryde hospital is staffed by general physicians, and surgeons, with sub-specialty medical and surgical support services. Medical support services include cardiology, dermatology, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology, geriatrics, intensive care, neurology, nephrology, rehabilitation, and respiratory. Surgical services include colorectal surgeries, and abdominal laparoscopies, head and neck surgeries, including thyroid and parathyroid surgeries, gynaecological, opthalmology and orthopaedics and fracture management. Ryde hospital has a 24 hour emergency department staffed by emergency physicians, registrars, career medical officers, residents and interns. There is on-site radiology support available. Allied health services include social work, physiotherapy, speech therapy and occupational therapy.
Ryde hospital is committed to teaching. It is accredited by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) for basic physician training. As Ryde is part of the Concord-Nepean hospital network, medical registrars from these hospitals have rotating terms through Ryde hospital. Ryde is also accredited by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACP) for general surgical and orthopaedic training. Surgical trainees rotate through Royal North Shore and Ryde hospitals for their basic surgical training. The emergency department at Ryde hospital is accredited for emergency training.
in June 2010, Macquarie University Hospital (MUH) is Australia’s first
and only private hospital on a university campus. Macquarie University
Hospital, is committed to delivering a positive patient experience and
superior clinical outcomes through the best available care and the latest
technologies. Macquarie University Hospital is part of a large and
integrated medical community that features the latest technology, much of it
unavailable anywhere else in the country. The hospital has superb patient
facilities and our medical staff take an integrated approach to clinical care. The
183-bed state-of-the-art hospital offers a comprehensive range of services and
specialist areas, with links to the Macquarie University Clinic and the Australian School of Advanced Medicine
integrated network means that patients benefit from the collaboration of specialists
and researchers who bring their collective knowledge and skills to their work.
Patients also benefit from the convenience of travelling to one location for
all their treatment. Located on the leafy grounds of Macquarie
University’s North Ryde campus, the hospital is owned and operated by the
University. As an academic hospital, their doctors are committed to a culture of
continuous improvement in patient care through teaching and research. To bring
the best outcomes to our patients, Macquarie University Hospital follows three
simply stated aims: to heal, to learn, to discover.