Services and Clinics

At Calvary Riverina Hospital we offer a high standard of patient care to the communities of Wagga Wagga, as well as a comprehensive range of health services.

View the full list of services provided by each Calvary Hospital.

Clinics, Surgery and Specialist Centres

Calvary reinvests in a range of Specialty Service Centres to meet the needs of our local communities.

Located on site at Calvary Riverina Hospital is the Riverina Cancer Care Centre which provides a comprehensive range of cancer services, diagnosis and treatment including chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Calvary Riverina Hospital provides a range of complex cancer surgery and inpatient care which compliments the services provided by the Riverina Cancer Care Centre.

Cancer services

At Calvary Riverina Hospital we provide specialized cardiology services including diagnostic, inpatient and cardiac rehabilitation services.

Our qualified and experienced clinical team provide specialist treatment and care supported by the latest in medical technology.

Cardiology services include: 

  • Ambulatory Telemetry Monitoring
  • Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
  • Cardiovascular Angiography
  • Inpatient Coronary Care
  • Electrocardiogram Testing
  • Dobutamine Stress Testing
  • Trans Oesophageal Echocardiogram
  • Trans Thoracic Echocardiogram
  • Elective Cardioversion

Cardiology services at Calvary Riverina Hospital are supported by specialist cardiologists and other suitability qualified physicians.


Referral by GP, another hospital, specialist or healthcare provider

1st Floor, Calvary Riverina Hospital

24/7

02 6925 3055

Riverina Cardiology Services website

Calvary Riverina Hospital provides comprehensive drug and alcohol withdrawal and rehabilitation programs. These assist people experiencing addiction or recovering from a dependency on alcohol or drugs.

The Calvary Riverina Drug and Alcohol Centre is situated on site adjacent to the hospital. The centre is a dual diagnosis unit providing drug and alcohol treatment services reducing drug related harm for individuals, families and communities. The service identifies and treats clients with complex health and social needs with supportive effective mental health interventions.

Specific services include:

  • Inpatient withdrawal
  • Residential treatment
  • Outpatient/day programs
  • Home detoxification and transitions support services
  • Mental health and family services

Drug and Alcohol Centre

The Critical Care Unit including Intensive Care at Calvary Riverina Hospital provides high acuity specialised care for patient with serious and or unstable medical and surgical conditions. This unit supports ventilated intensive care patients, critically ill patients requiring high level nursing and medical care and step down care.

The Critical Care Unit is supported by 24/7 medical staff on site, Intensive Care Specialists on call and other specialist medical practitioners.

Critical Care Services include:

  • Invasive and non invasive mechanical ventiliation
  • Acute Coronary care
  • Haemodialysis
  • Respiratory medicine
  • Major post operative general surgery
  • Other critical life threatening illnesses.

Referral by GP, another hospital, specialist or healthcare provider

1st Floor, Calvary Riverina Hospital

24/7

02 6925 3055

The Mary Potter Palliative Care Unit provides inpatient palliative care services and support to public and private patients. This service is supported by a multidisciplinary team of nursing, medical and allied health practitioners who provide much needed specialist care to patients who are nearing end of life. Services include:

  • Acute palliative care assessment
  • Medication management including pain and symptom management
  • Short term respite care
  • General clinical/nursing care
  • Social work consultation and support

Inquiries regarding Palliative Care services can be made by contacting Calvary Riverina Hospital.


Referral by GP, Murrumbidgee Local Health District Community Palliative Care Services and medical specialist referral.

Ground Floor, Calvary Riverina Hospital

24/7

02 6925 3055

Calvary Riverina Hospital provides comprehensive maternity services supported by a team of highly skilled obstetricians, paediatricians and midwives.

Calvary Riverina Hospital’s Maternity Unit offers:

  • 24-hour inpatient care
  • Antenatal care
  • Childbirth Education
  • Lactation Support
  • Parent and Grandparent Education
  • Special care nursery
  • Overnight accommodation is available for patient’s partner / support person.
  • Modern birth suites and theatre facilities.

Referral by Obstetrician

1st Floor, Calvary Riverina Hospital

24/7

02 6925 3055

The Calvary Riverina Hospital Pre-admission Clinic is a free service, which provides patients with information and support. Our goal is to better understand your needs and ensure you have a positive stay with us.

You may be asked to attend a Pre-admission Clinic appointment. Pre-admission is an important part of your hospital care and helps us further prepare for your stay.

The clinic is staffed by experienced Registered Nurses who will:

  • Discuss your care before and after surgery
  • Check your health history and complete other admission paperwork
  • Provide you with any necessary pre-operative instructions
  • Check you have had any tests ordered by your Doctor
  • Commence discharge planning to help plan for your return home
  • Answer any questions you may have
  • This means not only do you know what to expect whilst in hospital but ensures your admission on the day of your surgery is well planned, relaxed, and not rushed.

Your appointment ideally needs to be 2 to 3 weeks prior to your admission date. To make an appointment please contact the clinic at your earliest convenience on 02 6925 3055.


Ground Floor, Calvary Riverina Hospital

Monday to Thursday, 8am – 5pm

02 6925 3055

Calvary Riverina Hospital Sleep Studies Unit provides a 3 bed comprehensive inpatient diagnostic service for patients with sleep disorders including:

  • snoring,
  • obstructive sleep apnoea
  • central sleep apnoea,
  • nocturnal hypoventilation,
  • periodic limb movement disorders,
  • insomnia
  • excessive daytime sleepiness

Referral by specialist

1st Floor, Calvary Riverina Hospital

Monday to Friday, 7pm – 7am

02 6925 3055

Calvary Riverina’s Rehabilitation Unit provides a range of rehabilitation programs supported by a multidisciplinary team including rehabilitation physicians, allied health professional and nursing staff.  Services include:

  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Social worker support
  • Nutrition and dietetics
  • Speech therapy

Rehabilitation programs include:

  • Orthopaedic rehabilitation
  • Cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Reconditiong programs
  • Sports injury rehabilitation
  • Day and inpatient therapy programs

Rehabiliatation Centre

Calvary Riverina Hospital offers a broad range of surgical services including complex major surgery and day surgery. Calvary Riverina Surgicentre located on Edward St Wagga provides a comprensive range of day surgery services.

Surgery specialities offered at both Calvary Riverina Hospital and Calvary Riverina Surgicentre include:

  • Breast  Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Dental
  • Ear Nose & Throat Surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • General Surgery
  • Gynacological Surgery Obstetric Surgery – elective and emergency Caesarian
  • Ophthalmology
  • Oral & Facio maxillary Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Spinal
  • Paediatric
  • Plastic
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Urological Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Surgical services

Care and Support Services

At Calvary, we care about your physical, spiritual and emotional needs. These support services are available to our patients as part of our holistic care.

When visiting the hospital

If you have a planned admission to Calvary Riverina Hospital you will have the opportunity to describe your disability and appropriate arrangements can be included in your admission process.

During your admission members of our Occupational Therapy and other allied health services may join the team providing your care. Your team will talk with you about interim or long-term services to assist with any temporary disability or enduring issues arising from your treatment or pre-existing condition.


 Referrals will be provided to agencies that can assist with disability support services.


Disability support at home

Calvary Community Care provides a range of disability services in the home. We support disabled children, adults and older people to be as independent as possible and become actively involved in their local community.

Calvary Community Care can also help with managing Individual Support Package (ISP) and funding allocations


 Calvary Community Care – in your home

1300 66 00 22

DISABILITY SERVICES

At Calvary, we can help with the practical arrangements involved in returning home from hospital. We can also support you during your recovery.

Calvary Community Care

Calvary Community Care’s Hospital to Home Service can be provided under a government subsidised support package (if you’re eligible), delivered on a private basis, or as a combination of the two.

Calvary Community Care can help with everyday tasks to help you recover safely and quickly. It is also useful to consider Community Care services if you have carer, who may not be able to safely move or bathe you; may need a break; or may need time away from home to do other things. Calvary Community Care Services include:

  • Transport to and from hospital appointments and for everyday tasks
  • Cooking and grocery shopping
  • Dressing and showering
  • Cleaning and household maintenance
  • Respite Care

CALVARY COMMUNITY CARE


 Referral not required, your care team will discuss with you

 In your home

 24/7

 1300 66 00 22

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At Calvary Riverina Hospital we offer compassionate emotional support and spiritual care for you, your family and friends. Our Pastoral Care Service 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:

  • Emotionally distressed
  • Struggling with a sense of purpose or meaning
  • Experiencing a time of crisis
  • Feeling lonely or isolated
  • Grieving a loss
  • Making important decisions
  • Needing support with your religious/spiritual practice
  • Wishing to contact a priest or minister of religion
  • Preparing for death

Referral not required

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

Pharmaceuticial services are provided by HPS Pharmaceuticials who are an external provider.

The Pharmacy  only provides medications for hospital inpatients. We do not offer a prescription service to the public.

Please note: It’s important that patients bring their current medications and prescriptions when they are admitted to hospital.


Referral by GP, another hospital, specialist or healthcare provider

1st Floor, Calvary Riverina Hospital

Monday to Friday, 8am – 4pm and Saturday 8am – 12pm

02 6923 2210

Respite care is provided as

  • nursing support for a patient when coming home from hospital
  • short term nursing care in or outside the home
  • a support service for carers. It provides time away from their carer role confident that their loved one is being looked after.

Calvary Community Care

Calvary Community Care provides a range of respite options available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Services can be delivered in the home or a Support Worker can accompany the family member while the carer takes a break.


 Referral not required

 In your home

 24/7

 1300 66 00 22

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Tests and Diagnostic Services

Diagnostic services cover a range of scans, x-rays and laboratory tests used by Specialists to determine the cause of an illness.

At Calvary Riverina Hospital we offer the following range of diagnostic services.

BreastScreen NSW is a government funded program, which provides a free screening mammogram every two years to women aged 50-74 throughout NSW.

BreastScreen NSW is part of BreastScreen Australia, a joint Commonwealth, State and Territory program with high quality standards.



Breast Screen NSW

 Referral not required

Level 2, 36 Hardy Ave, Wagga Wagga

13 20 50

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At Calvary Hospital Riverina we utilise the on-site Imaging Services of Regional Imaging Riverina. These services are provided as part of the treatment program for admitted patients as well as for the general community.

Regional Imaging offers a comprehensive range of medical imaging services from general x-ray procedures, through to CT, MRI, ultrasound, mammography, angiography, fluoroscopy, bone mineral densitometry, interventional procedures, nuclear medicine and dental imaging.


Referral by GP, another hospital, specialist or healthcare provider

Regional Imaging Wagga Wagga, 36 Hardy Ave, Wagga Wagga, NSW

Monday to Friday 8am-5pm, Saturday 9am-1pm (excluding long weekends)

02 6932 1300

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At Calvary Hospital Riverina  we have an on-site pathology laboratory and collection centre provided by Douglass Hanly Moir Pathology. These services are provided as a part of the treatment program for admitted patients as well as for the general community.


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 Referral by GP, another hospital, specialist or healthcare provider

Calvary Hospital Riverina, St Gerard’s Wing

Monday to Friday 8am – 5.30pm and Saturday 8.30am – 12pm

 Call: 02 6932 6700 | Fax: 02 6925 0060

 info@dhm.com.au

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