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Preparing patients with Parkinson’s Disease for surgery by Dr Paul Siberstein
May 31, 2018
I am often asked by my patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) who have upcoming elective surgery as to whether there is anything that their treating surgical teams need to take into particular consideration given the presence of their PD.
World Parkinson's Day Fundraiser at North Shore Private Hospital
Apr 17, 2018
April 11 is World Parkinson’s Day and North Shore Private Hospital held a fundraiser to support the Shake it Up Australia Foundation and the work they do for Parkinson’s research. Sydney DBS organised a cupcake stall to raise funds and were well supported from visiting patients, families and staff from NSPH. Clinical Nurse Educator Morena Hill and Nurse Unit Manager from the Neurosurgical Ward Karen Morrison manned the stall and provided helpful information on Parkinson’s disease for those who stopped by to donate.
Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Education Seminar at North Shore Private Hospital
Feb 22, 2018
North Shore Private doctors, Neurologist Dr Paul Silberstein and Neurosurgeon Dr Raymond Cook are course conveners for an education seminar on Parkinson's Disease & DBS for Neurologists, Physicians and Parkinson's Disease Nurses interested in learning more about DBS as a treatment option for Parkinson's Disease (PD), Tremor, Dystonia and Tourette Syndrome.
Research Update - Respiratory Infections Can Trigger a Heart Attack
Oct 19, 2017
New research from the co-located Ramsay North Shore Private/Royal North Shore Hospital Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory in Sydney finds the risk of a heart attack is increased 17-fold in the week following a respiratory infection such as influenza or pneumonia.
What's new in Colorectal Surgery
Aug 28, 2017
Dr Shahrir Kabir, Colorectal Surgeon, North Shore Private Hospital
Cervical screening: what are the changes?
Aug 23, 2017
By Dr Christopher Smith
SNOG Annual Trivia Fundraising Evening
Jun 20, 2017
The Board of the Sydney Neuro-Oncology Group would like to thank everyone for their amazing support of our organisation and brain cancer research. The evening was an outstanding success. With all the generous donations and ticket sales we raised $32,000 for our research and patient and carer support.
Mothers Day 2017
May 19, 2017
This Mother’s Day, North Shore Private Hospital hosted a morning tea for their in-patient Mums.
Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) with Dr Paul Silberstein, Neurologist at North Shore Private
May 16, 2017
Following our successful GP Education session in April on Parkinson’s and Dementia, we thought we would interview Dr Paul Silberstein, Neurologist at North Shore Private Hospital about how he became involved with Deep Brain Stimulation treatment for Parkinson’s. For more information on Dr Paul Silberstein.
International Day of the Midwife
May 04, 2017
Globally, the 5th of May is celebrated as the International Day of the Midwife, highlighting the importance of partnership between midwives, mothers and the advocating for the health and well-being of the families in their care. In honour of this international event, JOHNSON’S® Australia today unveiled the winners of the annual JOHNSON’S® Midwife of the Year Awards at ceremonies hosted locally at the winner’s hospital.