Main Facilities and Practitioners Guide
There are both private and public hospitals in Sydney. In addition, public hospitals accept private patients and offer private care.
- Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards (North Shore) http://www.nslhd.health.nsw.gov.au/NSHLD_Hospitals/rns.html
- North Shore Private http://www.northshoreprivate.com.au Public and private hospital, excellent maternity facilities and the largest hospital on the North Shore. The public hospital is currently undergoing a facelift and receiving large amounts of funding.
- Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown (Inner West) http://www.slhd.nsw.gov.au/rpa/ Well known for its oncology and general surgery units.
- Westmead Hospital (West) http://www.wslhd.health.nsw.gov.au/Westmead-HospitalWestmead is best known for its Children’s Hospital.
- Sydney Children’s Hospital http://www.sch.edu.au Children’s hospital located in Randwick.
- The Royal Hospital For Women is one of Australia’s top hospitals for women; providing treatment and care for maternity, breast cancer and other female issues. It provides both private and public care. http://www.seslhd.health.nsw.gov.au/RHW/Located in Randwick.
- St Vincents Hospital, Darlinghurst (City Edge) http://www.svhm.org.au
There are GPs everywhere in Sydney and a good way to find them is by asking local people for a recommendation. Here are just a few well known medical centres with a range of doctors available:
- Neutral Bay Medical Centre (North Shore) http://www.ipn.com.au/index.php?option=com_webmapplus&view=location&id=240
- Eastern Suburbs Medical Centre http://www.esms.com.au Also do house calls and after hours in the Eastern Suburbs
- East Sydney Doctors http://www.eastsydneydoctors.com.au
- Holdsworth House http://www.holdsworthhouse.com.au Has a variety of doctors and dentists.
- North Sydney Medical Centre http://www.northsydneymedicalcentre.com.auIncludes skin cancer clinic.
A convenient dental practice for those staying the CBD is located at World Square. http://www.worldsquaredentist.com.au
- Paddington Dentist: http://www.thepaddingtondentalsurgery.com.au
- Mosman Smile (North Shore) http://www.mosmansmiles.com.au
- Emergency and late night dentist in CBD is http://www.adandental.com.au
- Located at the medical centre in Neutral Bay (North Shore) is http://www.centreeyes.com
- Chain of optical stores with optometrists in Sydney is OPSM http://www.opsm.com.au with outlets in most shopping centres.
- A similar chain is SpecSavers http://www.specsavers.com.au