Facilities

We offer a range of amenities at Calvary Public Hospital Bruce including:

Calvary Public Hospital Bruce 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.

Wheelchairs are available for use while at the hospital. If you need a wheelchair, we’ll provide you with one at admission or you can get help at the main reception area in Level 1 of the Xavier Building.

We have a RediATM located in Madeline’s café in the Marian Building. This machine accepts most commonly used cards.

We provide all patients with free-to-air television at their bedside and there’s no charge for this service.

We have several cafes on the Calvary Bruce campus:

 

  • Zouki Café on the Ground Floor of Xavier Building.
    Open Monday to Friday 7am to 8pm; Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays 8am to 8pm.
  • Madeleine’s Café on Level 2 of Marian Building.
    Open Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm.
  • Zouki Café on the Ground Floor of Calvary Clinic.
    Open Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm.

Snack and drink vending machines are located in the Xavier Building Foyer and the Marian Building. 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 Public Hospital Bruce 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 clinical team to arrange a Pastoral Care Team member to visit you.

Patients may be recommended to join group therapy exercise classesbefore, during and after their episode of care at Calvary Public Hospital Bruce.

These therapy sessions will be discussed with you by a member of your care team.

We do not have an in house at Calvary Public Hospital Bruce, but all florists in Canberra deliver to the hospital.

Hand and Foot massage volunteers attend the hospital regularly to provide support and comfort to patients. The massages are free and very popular with the Calvary Public Hospital Bruce patients.

You can buy newspapers and magazines at Zouki Café.

At Calvary Public Hospital Bruce we offer compassionate emotional support and spiritual care for you, your family and friends. Our Pastoral Care Program acknowledges your beliefs, important relationships, and mattersthat are 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

If you would like a visit from Pastoral Care please ask a staff member.

The Calvary Public Hospital Bruce pharmacy will provide discharged patients with a short supply of their prescribed medications. The pharmacy is not open to the general public.

Patients may use their mobile phone while at Calvary Public Hospital Bruce. Please be considerate of other patients, and keep call volume, duration and frequency to a minimum.

Free phone charging docks are available in the Emergency Department and Zouki Cafe.

A post box is located at the front of the Xavier Building entry, and Zouki Café sells postage stamps. The post box is cleared daily.

We provide all patients with free-to-air television at their bedside. There’s no charge for this service.

Snack and drink vending machines are located in the Xavier Building Foyer and the Marian Building. These operate 24 hours a day.

If you’re an immediate family member, or a carer of an interstate patient admitted to Calvary Public Hospital Bruce, you may be eligible to stay at Rotary Cottage.

Rotary Cottage offers modestly priced on-campus accommodation and has ensuite rooms with access to a shared lounge and kitchen.

To enquire about staying in Rotary Cottage call the Calvary Hospitality Administration Officer on (02) 6201 6111.

If you’re looking for accommodation near the hospital, please note that we’re located about 10 minutes driving time from the city centre and North Canberra, and five minutes from Belconnen.

Lounge areas for visitors are available in Zouki Café, the Xavier Level 1 foyer and Madeleine’s Café.

If you’d like to take a patient to these areas please check first with their care team.

There is free public Wi-Fi in the Emergency Department, Zouki Café and Madeleine’s Café. A ‘pay-to-access’ internet kiosk is available in Madeleine’s Café.