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Successful Dentist Education Evening at Chatswood Private Hospital

Chatswood Private Hospital hosted its annual Dentist Education Evening last night on the 17th of August. The event was a huge success, with 33 dentists attending to learn the recent developments in dental and ENT surgery.


Director of Nursing, Michelle Remington Steps Down From Leadership Position

Last Friday, the 28th of July marks the day that Michelle Remington, Chatswood Private Hospital’s Director of Nursing for the past 10 years, stepped down from her position and the demands of leadership.


Successful Ophthalmic GP event

Chatswood Private Hospital hosted the second of its annual in-house events on the 13th of July. Coinciding with RANZCO's Jul-EYE awareness month, the event invited GPs across Sydney to the hospital for an evening of the recent developments in the field of Ophthalmology.


Chatswood Private Hospital Celebrates International Nurses Day

Chatswood Private Hospital recently celebrated International Nurses Day with the help of the Australian College of Nursing. Our nursing staff were treated to a well-earned morning tea as a token of thanks for all of their hard work.


Successful 2017 Presmed Optometrist Conference

Our Sydney facilities, Chatswood Private Hospital and Epping Surgery Centre recently held an extremely successful Optometrist Conference on 2 April 2017.


Chatswood Private Hospital has joined the World Association of Eye Hospitals (WAEH)

Presmed is proud to announce that Chatswood Private Hospital has joined the prestigious World Association of Eye Hospitals (WAEH), making it the first private member to join the organisation in Australia.


Successful ENT GP Night At Chatswood Private Hospital

Chatswood Private Hospital hosted its first in-house event of the year last night to host a series of talks on the latest in ENT, head and neck developments. We had a fantastic turnout with 24 GP's in attendance at our event taking place at the hospital itself.


New technology at Chatswood Private Hospital

Chatswood Private Hospital proudly remains on the forefront of technology.


Celebrating Chatswood Private Hospital’s One Year Anniversary

Chatswood Private Hospital celebrates its one year anniversary.


Interactive Optometry CPD event for 2017 at Chatswood Private Hospital

Chatswood Private Hospital in association with Northern Sydney Cataract Retina and Glaucoma hosted its first live optometry CPD event in Sydney for 2017. 80 optometrists attended to watch our ophthalmic surgeons, Dr Jay Yohendran and Dr Dov Hersh give educational talks and live surgical demonstrations.


iStent Educational Evening

Chatswood Private Hospital sponsored Glaukos iStent educational evening in October. The event was attended by our physician community and increased education about mirco incision glaucoma surgery and iStent.


We are 8 months old and going strong

Since the official opening by Health Minister Jillian Skinner in February 2016, Chatswood Private Hospital (CPH) has steadily grown in activity and developed to bring together leading clinicians.


A/Prof Ian Francis Retires from Surgery

Colleagues farewelled A/Prof Francis at a get together held in Chatswood, the evening was enjoyed by all and it was a bittersweet experience to see him retire. Read more..


2016 General Practitioner Education Evening

Chatswood Private Hospital, once again held an extremely successful GP ENT and Ophthalmic Education Dinner on Thursday 16 June 2016 and 14 July 2016, respectively, at the Quest Apartment Hotel, Chatswood.


Dr Kim Frumar’s Legacy Continues In Cambodia

The recent advances in ophthalmic philanthropy by Cambodian International Sight Association (CISA) is a testament to the continued efforts of Australian doctors in Cambodia. Their educational approach in under-served communities has had a lasting impact on health and sustainability.


Macular Degeneration Awareness Week

Over 50? You're at risk of Macular Degeneration. This Macular Degeneration Awareness week (22–28 May) we encourage people over 50 to have their eyes tested regularly as early detection and treatment have long-term visual benefits


Successful 2016 Presmed Optometrist Conference

Our Sydney facilities, Chatswood Private Hospital and Epping Surgery Centre recently held an extremely successful Optometrist Conference on 13 March 2016. We had 122 Optometrists attend and 4 Sponsors, 16 staff and Ophthalmologists 30 making a total of 172 attendees.


Chatswood Private Hospital Grand Opening

Chatswood Private Hospital was officially opened by Health Minister, the Hon Jillian Skinner on 1 February 2016. More than 120 individuals were in attendance to celebrate the hospital’s opening.
In addition to hospital tour and plaque unveiling ceremony, attendees heard remarks from Marc Resnik, Managing Director of Presmed Australia (PMA) Group and Roger Cronin, Chief Executive Officer of PMA.


Mayor Hails New Facility

In last weekend’s edition of the North Shore Times, Willoughby Mayor Gail Giles-Gidney hailed the boost to the North Shore’s reputation as a national leader in the treatment of patients with eye, ear, nose and throat conditions.


Chatswood Private Hospital Construction Update

Work continues to move at a rapid pace. Scaffolding has been removed from the facade and lifts have been installed. With walls complete and windows in place, the internal rooms and corridors are increasingly taking shape.


2015 General Practitioner Ophthalmic Education Evening

The Ophthalmic Surgery Centre (OSC), once again held an extremely successful GP Ophthalmic Education Dinner on Thursday 16 July 2015 at the Rocket restaurant, Chatswood.


Chatswood Private Hospital Construction Update

The tender process for the construction and fit-out of Chatswood Private Hospital has been finalised with Elite Project Services (EPS), the successful builder. EPS have a long track-record of delivering successful health projects and have completed our ESC and CCDH facilities in the past.


Successful 2015 Presmed Biennial Optometrist Conference

Our Sydney facilities, Ophthalmic Surgery Centre and Epping Surgery Centre recently held an extremely successful Optometrist Conference on 08 March 2015. 104 Optometrists attended and heard from 28 industry-leading Ophthalmologists on their very latest ophthalmic knowledge and surgery techniques conducted at both of these centres of excellence.


New Alcon Centurion PHACO Technologies Introduced at PMA Centres

‘Centurion Vision System’ a new advanced technology that enhances the efficiency and outcome of cataract surgery has been introduced at Ophthalmic Surgery Centre and Epping Surgery Centre.


Chatswood Private Hospital Construction Update

A recent visit to the construction site has revealed a lot of exciting progress. The slab for level one has been completed, with level two due for completion this month.


Purchase of Sydney ENT and Facial Day Surgery Centre

Presmed Australia recently announced the purchase of Sydney ENT and Facial Day Surgery Centre (SENT) in Chatswood. This building is located in the same building as Ophthalmic Surgery Centre. SENT is recognised as one of the top dedicated ENT facilities in Sydney with 15 surgeons currently operating there.


Chatswood Eye Hospital Update Nov 2014

Since the sod- turning in March 2014, the project has completed excavation and foundation works. The walls of the basement continue to be erected along the perimeter, clearly defining the shape of the new building. The basement section is near completion and ground floor is underway.


ESCRS Conference 2014

Roger Cronin, our Chief Operating Officer, recently heard the latest clinical research, knowledge and technology in Ophthalmology at the European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons Conference in London.


Chatswood Eye Hospital – First Concrete Pour

The construction of the new Chatswood Eye Hospital has reached a new milestone on August 4 with the pouring of the first concrete slab for the basement of the new building.


ACHS Accreditation Success

Ophthalmic Surgery Centre has achieved an outstanding accreditation result from the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS).


2014 General Practitioner Ophthalmic Education Evening

The Ophthalmic Surgery Centre (OSC), once again held an extremely successful GP Ophthalmic Education Dinner on Thursday 17 July 2014 at the Hotel Mantra, Chatswood. This evening was a resounding success with 100% of the GP’s advising that they learnt from the ophthalmologists’ presentations enabling them to keep up to date with the latest developments in clinical ophthalmology.


New Chatswood Private Hospital Ground Breaking Ceremony

Management attended a groundbreaking ceremony with the developers and builders on 31 March 2014.


Researching World’s best Practices in Ophthalmology

Roger Cronin, our Chief Operating Officer, recently heard the latest clinical research, knowledge and technology in Ophthalmology at the European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons Conference in Amsterdam.


Ophthalmic Surgery Centre reaches 20,000 patients milestone

82 year-old Keith Barsi was the Ophthalmic Surgery Centre’s 20,000th patient, admitted on August 20, 2013 for eye surgery. Keith received some movie vouchers from the Centre to commemorate this milestone.


2013 General Practitioner Ophthalmic Education Evening

The Ophthalmic Surgery Centre (OSC), once again held an extremely successful GP Ophthalmic Education Dinner on Thursday 18 July 2013 at Rocket Restaurant in Chatswood. The evening was a resounding success with 100% of the GP’s advising that they learnt from the ophthalmologists’ presentations enabling them to keep up to date with the latest developments in clinical ophthalmology.


Presmed Annual Optometrist Conference

Our Sydney facilities, Ophthalmic Surgery Centre and Epping Surgery Centre recently held an extremely successful Optometrist Conference. 132 Optometrists attended and heard from 26 industry-leading Ophthalmologists on their very latest ophthalmic knowledge and surgery techniques conducted at both of these centres of excellence. Aside from the unique educational aspects, the Conference provided Optometrists with opportunities to strengthen referral relationships and to network with colleagues, specialists and suppliers. The Conference was awarded 12T OAA CPD points.


Endoscopic Cyclo Photocoagulation (ECP) for Glaucoma Management

ECP is a surgical approach to Glaucoma management that employs endoscopy and visualised laser application of the Ciliary Processes. The selective ablation of the Ciliary Processes reduces the production of Aqueous Humour and thereby lowers Intraocular Pressure (IOP). ECP can be performed at the same time as Cataract surgery and is both safe and effective as surgical management for cataract and glaucoma.


2012 General Practitioner (GP) Ophthalmic Education Dinner

To coincide with the RANZCO Eye Foundation julEYE public health promotion month, Ophthalmic Surgery Centre (OSC) held an extremely successful GP Ophthalmic Education Dinner on Thursday 19 July 2012 at the Rocket Restaurant in Chatswood.