Calvary Mater Hospital, Newcastle

Calvary Mater Newcastle public hospital in Waratah, NSW, is the major cancer care centre for the Hunter New England Local Health District, delivering more than 320,000 occasions of outpatient services and in excess of 16,000 inpatient treatments per year.

Calvary Mater Newcastle provides an Emergency Department open 24 hours seven days a week, an Intensive Care Unit, extensive Palliative Care services including the Mercy Hospice.

Hunter New England Local Health District’s Mental Health facility and Breastscreen NSW are also located on the Mater campus.

Visitors Information Centre

Local Health District

Hunter New England Local Health District

Traditional Owners

Awabakal Peoples

Opening Hours

Open 24 hours per day seven days per week.

Visiting periods for most wards are 11am to 1pm and from 3pm to 7pm. Special arrangements are in place for patients who are approaching the end of their life. Please call the nurse in charge of the unit/ward you are visiting prior to your arrival.


There is a Westpac ATM located opposite the Information Desk in the main reception area. This machine accepts most commonly used cards.

Public WiFi

There is free public Wi-Fi in the Medical Centre and Radiation Oncology waiting rooms.

Address Platt Street
Waratah NSW 2298
Phone(02) 4921 1211
WebsiteVisit Website


Patient/Carer Checklist

Support Contacts

Social Work Department02 4921 1211
Carer Support02 4921 1211
Chaplaincy02 4014 4657
Volunteer Service02 4921 1211
Aboriginal Liaison02 4985 0288
Telehealth02 4921 1211
CALD Translation131 450
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