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The Family Hub

About The Family Hub

  • Need somewhere to relax, make a cup of tea, feed your baby, catch up on emails, seek information or find activities for the kids?

    Head to The Family Hub on the ground floor of the North building, behind Dr Brew Café.

    The Hub is a home away from home for families and visitors to the hospital, providing a supportive, non-clinical space with friendly and extremely knowledgeable volunteers and staff on hand to assist with any queries or to provide practical support and assistance.

      Kitchen facilities   Business Centre   Child playing

    Kitchen facilities

    • free tea, coffee, Milo and cordial
    • breakfast cereal
    • bottle warmer     
    • microwave
    • sandwich maker
    • tables to share a family meal

    Business Centre

    • computers with free internet access
    • email
    • fax and scanning facilities
    • printer 
    • recharge your mobile devices (must be left onsite)
    • memory card reader for use onsite

    Entertainment

    • free Hoyts Beanbag Cinema
    • large selection of magazines
    • library books 
    • games and activities for young children
    • portable DVD players & DVDs for inpatients.

    Personal care

    • toilets and showers (hairdryer available)
    • change rooms and baby change tables
    • quiet room with fold-out sofa bed (linen provided)
    • emergency supplies of toiletries and clothing
    • sewing kit, washing powder, iron and ironing board.

    Luggage storage

    • lockers to store handbags and small personal items
    • secure storage for suitcases and larger items

    Click here to download an information sheet on the Hub.