Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital

Health & Medical

Australia, Australia, Hornsby

Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital is a hospital in Sydney, Australia, located on Palmerston Road in Hornsby. It is a teaching hospital of the University of Sydney. As a provider of care since 1933, the Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital is a major metropolitan hospital, and is a teaching hospital of the University of Sydney. Staff members who care for over a quarter of a million people living in the Hornsby Ku-ring-gai area. The Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Health Service also incorporates six Community Health Centres and ten Early Childhood Centres. It is a sector within Northern Sydney Central Coast Health. While much of the hospital is of a ramshackle design, the main building is a two storey circular design (named Lumby building for its benefactor), which forms the emblem of the hospital. The new Emergency. Paediatrics and Maternity building was opened in late 2006. The hospital is currently under stress as senior medical staff declare that the physical infrastructure is not compatible with modern healthcare.