Phone Number: 02 9382 6298
Macquarie ward is a mixed medical and surgical unit providing expert care for patients with a number of women's health conditions.
We care for a variety of patients, from complex benign gynaecological conditions, gynaecological cancers, breast cancers, chronic pain conditions including endometriosis, early pregnancy care and pregnancy loss.
As a patient on Macquarie ward, you can expect to receive specialised person-centred care from passionate women’s health staff. Our multidisciplinary team includes doctors, nurses, pharmacists, psychologists, physiotherapists, social workers, and dieticians, who work as a team using evidence-based practice to provide holistic and individualised care.
If you are unable to attend your admission to Macquarie ward for any reason, please speak to your medical doctor as soon as possible.
Visiting hours are between 10am-8pm.
Macquarie is a 24 bedded ward consisting of both single and double rooms.
We aim to provide one if you are a private patients covered for a single room, but unfortunately this cannot be guaranteed.
- Generally not. There are extenuating circumstances where this may be considered through consultation with the Nurse Unit Manager.
- If the patient is under 16 a parent or guardian is required to be present throughout the admission.
This is dependent on what you are being admitted for. Speak with your Doctor and they will be able to give you an approximate timeline.
The hospital can cater for all dietary requirements. You are however welcome to bring in food, or purchase food from the canteen downstairs if you prefer. There is a fridge in the patient lounge where it can be labelled and stored throughout your stay.
Interpreters of all languages are available 24hrs over the phone. When required we can also organise face to face interpreters, however these bookings need to be made in advance.
Anyone who holds a Medicare care or private health insurance.
In addition to hospital services we also provide tertiary referral services.
Waiting times are variable and will differ depending on the reason and urgency of your admission. Please speak to your medical doctor for approximate timelines.
- Medicare card and/or private health insurance details
- Any relevant test results
- Small amounts of money
- If needed, reading glasses / hearing aids / dentures and the appropriate storage containers
- If needed, can bring a hair dryer, however this will require electrical testing before use. Please only use hair dryers/hair straighteners in the bathrooms.
- Reading material – books, magazines
- Comfortable clothes for the day you are discharged
- All current medications and/or vitamins in original packaging
- Valuables and jewellery
- Large amounts of money
- Bath towel
- Electronics at your own risk