Manly Hospital was opened in 1896. As a district hospital, with a catchment that takes in many kilometres of Sydney's northern beach suburbs, Manly enjoys a huge level of community participation and a warm and friendly atmosphere. Manly Hospital was accorded teaching hospital status by the University of Sydney in 1992.
Manly Hospital with 217 beds is set on the edge of Sydney Harbour National Park, close to famous Manly Beach. The hospital has a busy 24 hour Emergency Department and a well developed Critical Care Unit. Elective and emergency surgery including vascular, urology, orthopaedic and plastic surgery are provided. Specialist surgeons are available or on-call 24 hours per day. The hospital is supported by an enormous community network which includes Family and Child Health, Mental Health, Group Homes, Aged Care, Child and Adolescent Services, HIV Prevention, Sexual Health and Drug and Alcohol Education.
Dr. Michele Franks is the Sub-Dean of the Clinical School and responsible for the supervision of elective students at Manly Hospital. Dr. Franks, an Emergency physician, is happy to assist students who have any queries during their stay at Manly Hospital.
Manly Hospital is easily accessible by bus or ferry. Medical students may use the staff cafeteria and hospital kiosk. Student identification badges should be displayed at all times while in the hospital.
Manly Hospital is accessible by bus from RNSH and this takes approximately 25 minutes. You can also get to Manly by ferry from Circular Quay in the city and there are other bus routes from locations on the North Shore.
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