Visitor information

Car parking is available for visitors and patients at various sites located on the hospital grounds.

All zones are clearly marked providing direction on duration of parking.

Disabled parking is available at the rear of the hospital, patients with disabilities or those acutely unwell may be dropped off at the main entrance to the hospital.

Patients who are attending the Day Chemotherapy and Infusion Unit should advise the unit receptionist if they exceed the parking time due to medical requirements.

There is a bus stop within 200 metres of the main entrance to the hospital that takes patients directly to the Woden Plaza interchange.

A taxi rank is also located within 200 metres of the hospital, alternatively our friendly reception staff can call a taxi for you.


Mail will be delivered directly to patient rooms by our clerical officers. Should you wish to mail any letters, a letterbox is located on the first floor.

Newspapers and magazines

Magazines and newspapers can be purchased from the receptionist desk on level one.

Other amenities

Cafes, florist and other facilities are available in the main foyer of The Canberra Hospital main entrance.

Access to a chapel and religious services are available upon request.

In the interest of health, staff, patients and visitors are encouraged not to smoke while on the premises, or the immediate grounds. National Capital Private Hospital is located in the grounds of ACT Health who have a smoke free campus policy.

General visting hours: 10.00am - 8.00pm

Intensive and Critical Care Unit: 10.00am - 12 midday and 3.00pm 8.00pm

Visiting outside the specified hours are negotiable with the nurse in charge of the ward.

Please remember that rest is very important to those recovering from illness and surgery.

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