Calvary Public Hospital

Calvary Public Hospital Bruce offer an extensive range of medical, surgical and maternity services. Our Emergency Department is open 24 hours per day, every day of the year.

Welcome to Calvary Public Hospital Bruce.

We provide acute care public health and hospital services for all people in need, particularly those living in North Canberra, Belconnen and Gungahlin.

Our second campus at Barton is home to Clare Holland House Hospice, the Community Specialist Palliative Care Service and the Calvary Centre for Palliative Care Research. These inpatient, outpatient and in-home specialist palliative care services reach patients right across the ACT and into the surrounding areas of NSW.

We offer an extensive range of medical, surgical and maternity services. Our Emergency Department is open 24 hours per day, every day of the year. Suitable patients may also be able to receive medical care in their home or other residential setting through Calvary’s Hospital in the Home program.

For medical emergencies, please call 000.

You can contact our switchboard on 02 6201 6111, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Calvary Public Hospital Bruce is located at Mary Potter Cct, Bruce ACT 2617


The Calvary Hospital public car park is free and open 24 hours. Short term parking is also available outside the emergency department.

Disabled parking is also available.

Public Transport

Transport Canberra busses R2, R3, R4 service Calvary hospital seven days a week. These services set down and pick up passengers along Haydon Drive.

The Bruce Shuttle is an accessible bus service to Calvary Hospital and runs from Belconnen between 9 and 5 weekdays. You can download the timetable on the Transport Canberra website.

Taxi services deliver and collect people to and from a number of marked taxi points around Calvary Hospital Bruce.

Maternity Services

We are committed to meeting your family’s individual needs during your pregnancy, birth and your parenting journey.

The Calvary Maternity Unit is family friendly, and women are encouraged to have their partner or a close friend with them during their labour and birth.

For more information, please contact the Antenatal Clinic on 02 6201 6359 between 8.30am and 4.30pm Monday to Friday.

Surgery Services

Calvary Public Hospital Bruce performs planned (elective) and unplanned (emergency) surgical procedures.

Many surgical procedures are now undertaken in a day surgery setting, meaning you are admitted and discharged in a single day.

Our surgical specialties include:

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Urology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Endoscopy
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Oral & Maxillary Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
Emergency Department

For medical emergencies, please call 000.

Our Emergency Department (ED) is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including all public holidays.

Please consider if your situation is a genuine emergency before coming to the ED.

If you experience any of the following symptoms you should attend the ED immediately:

  • breathing difficulties
  • heart attack symptoms (pain, pressure, heaviness or tightness in your; jaw, neck, shoulder(s), chest, back, arm(s))
  • stroke symptoms (Face, Arms, Speech, Time)
  • major accident
  • sudden collapse
  • uncontrollable bleeding
  • injury limiting normal function
  • pain which is not relieved by regular analgesia / pain relief medications

When you arrive at the ED a triage nurse will assess your condition and the urgency of your treatment. Patients with the most urgent conditions will be treated first and you may have to wait for treatment. There are no appointments in a public ED and people are not seen in order of their arrival.

You can also call the Canberra Hospital on 02 5124 0000, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Street Address
4 Mary Potter Circuit, Bruce ACT 2617
Page last updated on: 4 May 2021