Welcome to Northern Beaches Hospital

Welcome to Northern Beaches Hospital. We’re a state-of-the-art facility and 24/7 Emergency Department dedicated to the care of the people and families of the Northern Beaches community.  Here, the focus is you. Your expert team of surgeons, specialist doctors, dedicated nurses and other professionals will ensure that your healthcare experience is the best it can be. 

Your local, world-class hospital has both private and public beds. If you have private health insurance, you can choose to stay as a private patient.  As the leading hospital in the region, we perform a range of surgeries, and provide intensive care, cardiac, neurosurgery, birthing, paediatrics, orthopaedics, mental health, renal and cancer care, and outpatient support. 

Coming to hospital may be unsettling for some. Be reassured that you’re in the very best hands.



(Updated 13 May 3pm)

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the hospital medical centre will be closed tomorrow (Saturday, 14 May).

For non-emergency health care, please click here to find a GP near you.

As always, if you are seriously hurt or sick our Emergency Department is open 24 hours a day. 




(Effective 12.01am Thursday, 12 May 2022)


As COVID-19 cases continue to decline, Northern Beaches Hospital will make some changes to patient testing requirements.

From 12.01am on Thursday, 12 May, NBH will no longer conduct rapid antigen testing in the hospital atrium.

Booked Inpatients

If you are coming to hospital for surgery or an inpatient stay, you will be required to conduct your own rapid antigen test and show a photograph of the test result to Bookings and Admissions staff on arrival.

Oncology and Dialysis Patients

You should conduct your own rapid antigen test before arriving at hospital and show oncology or dialysis staff your results.

Rapid Antigen Tests are available at all pharmacies and grocery stores. Concession card holders can access these test free of charge.

As always if you are unwell or have COVID-19 symptoms, please call the hospital to reschedule your appointment. Please phone 9105 5000.



(Effective 12.00pm 21 February 2022)

Two visitors at a time are now permitted to general wards. Visiting must be strictly within visiting hours (10am-1pm & 3pm-8pm). 

Visits outside of these hours must be authorised by the unit manager and are only permitted in exceptional circumstances. Hours also vary for Level 3 patients. Speak with the ward. 

  • Emergency Department - One visitor permitted for patients of emergency department 
  • Level 3B - different visiting hours.  16:00-20:00 Monday to Friday. Saturday 12pm-1pm and 3-8pm Sunday 10am-1pm and 3-8pm. 

Masks must be worn at all times and social distancing observed.

Go to our visitors page for more information about testing before coming in for surgery with us and other ways in which we are keeping you safe.

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