Wednesday, July 05, 2006

ALP to Close Rotary Lodge


Rotary Hand
Originally uploaded by Sydney Weasel.
The Coalition, medical professionals, patients, their families and Rotarians gathered today to protest plans by the Iemma Labor Government to demolish Rotary Lodge which accommodates families of very sick patients at Royal North Shore Hospital.

“Rotary Lodge provides much needed accommodation for rural and regional families of patients with catastrophic injuries who require intensive care,” said Shadow Health Minister Jillian Skinner.

“These patients are often in hospital for extended periods and medical staff say their family members are essential to their recovery.
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