We offer a range of amenities at Calvary Bruce Private Hospital including:
Calvary Bruce Private Hospital has been designed so that everyone can easily access our facilities, using inclined walkways and ramps throughout. All levels of our hospital are accessible by lifts.
We have clear, straightforward signage throughout the hospital to make it easier to find your way around. The signage uses contrasting colours to help people with impaired vision.
Wheelchairs are available for use while at the hospital. If you need a wheelchair, please discuss your requirements with your care team.
If you’re in the car park and need a wheelchair, or assistance getting to or from your appointment, use the phone next to the car park office and dial 02 6245 3100 for help.
We have several cafes at Calvary Bruce Private Hospital and nearby Calvary Public Hospital Bruce:
- Zouki Café on the Ground Floor of Xavier Building, Calvary Public Hospital Bruce
Monday to Friday, 7am – 8pm
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays, 8am – 8pm
- Madeleine’s Café on Level 2 of Marian Building, Calvary Public Hospital Bruce
Monday to Friday, 8am – 4pm
- Zouki Café on the Ground Floor of Calvary Clinic
Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm
Snack and drink vending machines are located at the main reception. These operate 24 hours a day.
Supermarkets and specialty stores are available at the Jamison Centre and Westfield Belconnen, which are a short drive from Calvary Hospital.
The chapel at Calvary Bruce Private Hospital is open at all times, and provides a calm and restful environment for all patients and visitors.
People of all faiths can visit the Chapel.
The schedule of Catholic and Anglican services is displayed outside the Chapel.
For Chaplaincy Services please ask a member of your care team to contact the Pastoral Care Unit to arrange a visit from your preferred faith group.
Zouki Café sells flowers, and most florists in Canberra deliver to Calvary Bruce Private Hospital.
There is not a hairdressing service on the Calvary Bruce campus, but Calvary Bruce Private Hospital patients are welcome to arrange these and other personal services. The timing of attendance of these services should be discussed with your care team before appointments are finalised.
A complimentary newspaper will be provided to you each morning of your inpatient stay.
At Calvary Bruce Private Hospital we offer compassionate emotional support and spiritual care for you, your family and friends. Our Pastoral Care Program acknowledges your beliefs, important relationships and all that is meaningful for you. It affirms your intrinsic value as a person.
Pastoral Care can help if you are:
- Suffering anxiety or emotional distress
- Experiencing a time of crisis
- Feeling lonely or isolated
- Grieving a loss
- Making important decisions
- Needing support with your religious/spiritual practice
- Preparing for death
Pastoral care workers work alongside physicians, nurses, therapists and other staff to provide a complete approach to healing.
Pastoral Visitors visit regularly from Catholic, Anglican, Lutheran and Jehovah’s Witness denominations.
Your own Parish, Pastor, Rabbi or Spiritual caregiver can be contacted at your request.
Catholic Holy Communion is available Monday to Friday and Sunday as requested.
If you would like a visit from Pastoral Care please ask a staff member.
The onsite dispensing pharmacy managed by HPS at Calvary Bruce Private Hospital will provide your medication during your admission and a short supply of their prescribed medications when you are discharged, please note you may receive an invoice from HPS.
Please let the admitting doctor know what medicines you are taking including prescription, non-prescription, and complementary medicines (including creams, eye drops, puffers, vitamins, herbal preparations, etc)
It is important that you let hospital staff know exactly what medicines you are taking, as medicines can adversely react with one and another and affect your treatment.
Please bring all your prescription medicines in their original packaging into hospital with you (even if you use a Webster/Blister pack). This ensures the medicines you need are available when you need to take them.
A Discharge Summary including medication information will be provided to your GP, and you should discuss your ongoing medication with your GP.
Patients may use their mobile phone while at Calvary Bruce Private Hospital. Please be considerate of other patients, and keep call volume, duration and frequency to a minimum.
A post box is located at the Xavier Building entry to Calvary. The box is cleared daily. Zouki Cafe sells postage stamps.
We provide all patients with free-to-air television at their bedside. Free public Wi-Fi services are also provided to patients.
Snack and drink vending machines are located at reception, ground floor. These operate 24 hours a day.
For a list of visitor accommodation available near Calvary Bruce Private Hospital, please visit our accommodation page.
Lounge areas for visitors are available at the main reception of the hospital, ground floor and the critical care department on level 4.
If you’d like to take a patient to these areas please check first with their care team