NSLHD News June 24

NEW RYDE HOSPITAL STAFF AND COMMUNITY CONSULTATION UNDERWAY The local community and staff are invited to have the clinical requirements, hospital and community

and the community to share experiences and provide input in determining the most appropriate site for the redevelopment. “It is an exciting time for our workforce and local community and I look forward to your involvement as we progress the planning of our new Ryde Hospital,” she said. As part of the early planning process, a number of considerations will inform the redevelopment including

their say on the future redevelopment of Ryde Hospital. The feedback will inform the location of the redevelopment following an announcement last year by the NSW Government that it would consider a proposal to relocate the Ryde Hospital to the Macquarie University North Ryde Campus. Ryde Hospital General Manager Heather Gough said the consultation period is a time for staff (MUMs) from across the district came together for a continuining professional development day. There were several educational sessions throughout the day and opportunities for the NUMs and MUMs to network. NSLHD Director of Nursing and Midwifery Claire Harris said the day saw

feedback, alongside independent advice on traffic, access, environmental impacts, social amenity and economic analysis. The survey will be open until 30 June 2021 and is part of an extensive consultation process being carried out to gain feedback from staff and clinicians as well as the broader community. You can complete the survey here: https://bit. ly/3j43oKo.

NUms and mums across NSLHD COME TOGETHER Earlier this month nursing unit managers (NUMs) and midwifery unit managers

inspire and recognise the NUMs and MUMs within our district for their incredible work, particularly over the past 12 months.” Left to right: Fiona Thorn, Madeleine Borys, Marina Strelkoff from the NSLHD Nursing and Midwifery Directorate

high engagement and was positively received from all who participated. “The day provided an opportunity to develop,



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