In a life threatening emergency dial Triple Zero (000)


If you or your loved one is coming to hospital for surgery you have probably got lots of questions.

Use our information below to help you plan for your surgery at Canberra Hospital.

We also have information about your stay at Canberra Hospital and what happens after you leave.

Before you arrive

During your stay

Whether you are a patient, a friend or family member there are a few things that are handy to know to make your stay or visit at Canberra Hospital more comfortable.

After your stay

Once you have left hospital there are some things that you might need to arrange. You may have ongoing medications and follow up appointments with your care team and your GP. We have some information to help you make these arrangements.

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In the case of a life threatening emergency, dial Triple Zero (000).

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Contact Canberra Health Services

(02) 5124 0000

The switchboard handles all calls to, from and within the hospital 24 hours/seven days a week

International callers
+61 (2) 5124 0000