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Renal Dialysis Service Now Available At Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-1/5 vc_col-md-1/5 vc_col-xs-1/5″][us_image image=”76490″ size=”thumbnail” align=”left” style=”circle” has_ratio=”1″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/12″ offset=”vc_col-lg-4/5 vc_col-md-4/5 vc_col-xs-4/5″][vc_column_text]By Matt Kean[/vc_column_text][us_post_date][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As part of the $440 million dollar redevelopment Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital, I am ecstatic to announce that, renal dialysis is now available locally.

The new 10-chair renal dialysis unit initially became operational at Hornsby in February, and has already provided over one thousand dialysis treatments.

Having this life-saving treatment available in Hornsby means, patients that require it are no longer forced to travel to other hospitals in Sydney. I know this makes a significant difference to those patients and their families.

This new facility is a satellite dialysis unit of Royal North Shore Hospital and provides patients with treatment six days a week.

When I was first elected in 2011, the upgrade to our local hospital was my number one priority and I am extremely satisfied to see Stage 2A is nearing competition. This final stage of Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital’s redevelopment will include;

• Fit out of two rehabilitation inpatients units
• Refurbishment & expansion of psychiatric care centre
• Outpatient ambulatory care services, including a day chemotherapy unit
• Expansion of oral health services
• Integration of community health services
• A helipad[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Renal Dialysis Service Now Available At Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital
Photo shows; Matt Kean MP with specialist staff in the new renal dialysis unit with patient Kevin Batchelor of Berowra