Sydney, February 14, 2019 – The University of New South Wales (UNSW) will be open for patient care from 8:00am to 6:00pm on Sunday, February 16, 2019.
A full day is expected to be available for patient and family care, including physiotherapy, chiropractic, massage therapy, rehabilitation, physiotherapy of lower back, rehabilitation of knee and hip and rehabilitation of ankle.UNSW said the full day will be provided by the UNSW Hospital, which is expected with about 2,000 beds.
“Our goal is to provide a full-day of care to all students, staff and community members,” a statement from UNSW read.
“In order to achieve this, we will need to have a full complement of medical staff and other resources available, and we are working hard to provide this.”UNSW Hospital is one of four hospitals in NSW that will be offering 24-hour services.
The full day on Sunday will include physiotherapy for the foot, ankle, wrist, knee and ankle, as well as physiotherapy and massage therapy for lower back.
Patients with a physical or neurological condition will also be able to have physiotherapy or massage therapy performed.
The university said it will be staffed by a physiotherapist, physiotherapists and massage therapists.
There will be no physical examination or X-rays.
The hospital is open to the public, and students, employees and community can access the facility.UNSYS is the largest private university in Australia, with an enrolment of more than 1.4 million students.
The UNSW hospital is one in four hospitals that will open on Saturday.
The remaining facilities will be at the University of Tasmania and the Australian National University.
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