Canberra Hospital - Renal Services
The Renal Service at Canberra Hospital provides care to the ACT and surrounding NSW regions. The service aims to provide comprehensive medical care to patients including outpatient clinics, acute and satellite haemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and renal hospital ward services.
Over the past 8 years the Renal Service at Canberra Hospital has grown considerably and it expected to continue to expand with current health service needs. Dialysis services growth rate is currently 8% per year. Renal outpatient clinics provide a multidisciplinary approach to complex hypertension, renal transplant, pre-dialysis services and nephrology outpatients. The service is committed to providing a high standard of multidisciplinary care to the community.
The Renal Services at Canberra Hospital comprises of the following areas: Renal Administration, Renal Outpatients
Renal Ward 8B, Peritoneal Dialysis Acute Haemodialysis, Canberra Community Dialysis Centre, Home Haemodialysis Training, Northside Dialysis Service, Outreach clinic Goulburn (Goulburn Hospital) and Self care unit Cooma (Cooma Hospital).
- Renal Administration
Renal administration is located in Building 15, Canberra Hospital. For information on appointments, referrals and renal services available please call the reception on the number provided.
|Weekday: ||8:30 AM - 5:00 PM - open now as at 11:57 AM EST|
- Renal Outpatients
Renal outpatients is located in Building 15, Canberra Hospital. The service provides a multidisciplinary approach to complex hypertension, renal transplant, pre dialysis services and nephrology outpatients. The service is committed to providing a high standard of multidisciplinary care to the community. GP referrals are required for all initial outpatient appointments. The on-call nephrologists triage all initial patients based on information contained in the referral. All patients are required to have a current referral.
|Monday: ||8:30 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Tuesday: ||8:30 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Wednesday: ||8:30 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Thursday: ||8:30 AM - 5:00 PM - open now as at 11:57 AM EST|
|Friday: ||8:30 AM - 1:00 PM|
- Acute Haemodialysis
Acute Dialysis is located in Building 15, Canberra Hospital. The unit consists of a 10 bed facility providing haemodialysis to acute and unstable in and out patients. The unit is open from 7:00am to 10:00pm daily except Sundays, Christmas and New Year's Day.
The unit also provides an after hours closed call service for urgent haemodialysis.
|Weekday: ||7:00 AM - 10:00 PM - open now as at 11:57 AM EST|
|Saturday: ||7:00 AM - 10:00 PM|
- Renal Medicine Ward 8B
Renal Medicine Ward 8B is located in Building 1, Level 8, Canberra Hospital. The 19 bed ward cares for renal patients encompassing pre-dialysis, haemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and post transplantation. Other medical specialities are also catered for on this ward. Ward visiting times are below, and this ward also operates on weekends and public holidays.
|Weekday: ||6:00 AM - 9:00 PM - open now as at 11:57 AM EST|
|Weekend: ||6:00 AM - 9:00 PM|
- Canberra Community Dialysis Centre
Canberra Community Dialysis Centre is located at 7 Gaunt Place Garran (adjacent to the Canberra Hospital). This service operates on weekends and public holidays.
|Weekday: ||8:00 AM - 11:00 PM - open now as at 11:57 AM EST|
|Saturday: ||8:00 AM - 11:00 PM|
* These times are indicative only. Please call the service prior to your departure to confirm the availability. Please call ahead in after-hour periods or on public holidays. ACT Health attempts to provide accurate and up to date opening hours information for the public, however if you feel that this information is incorrect please contact the ACT Health Services Directory Administrator at HSD.Admin@act.gov.au to have this amended.
New Canberra Hospital visiting hours
Visiting hours at Canberra Hospital have changed to 0600 to 2100, except for Mental Health and the Alcohol & Drug Service.
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