Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital

Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) is Queensland’s largest teaching and research hospital and provides a wide range of clinical services in the heart of Brisbane.

RBWH employs more than 8,000 multidisciplinary staff that together provide more than one million episodes of life-saving treatment each year. RBWH provides outstanding care across an extensive range of clinical areas and is known for its preeminent cancer care, maternity, trauma and burns care.

RBWH’s service to the community is immense. It has close to 1,000 beds, provides more than one tenth of all patient services in Queensland as well as services to patients in Northern New South Wales and the Northern Territory.

As the largest provider of telehealth services in Queensland, thousands of patients can connect with the hospital’s specialists via state-of-the-art instant video connection, bringing expert care to rural and regional patients and reducing the need for them to travel large distances away from home.

Visitors Information Centre

Local Health District

Metro North Hospital and Health Service Queensland

Traditional Owners

Turrbal People

Opening Hours

Open 24 hours per day.

Visiting hours in most wards are 10.00am–8.00pm. The nurse unit manager is responsible for the ward and may ask visitors to leave, or restrict visitors in the interest of the patient’s welfare.

If you would like to visit outside these hours please contact the ward to confirm visitors are allowed and the time is appropriate. We encourage family and friends to visit our patients during their stay. We ask that visitors keep noise to a minimum and that children are accompanied by an adult at all times.

Please note that access to the hospital is restricted between 9.00pm and 5.30am (excluding Emergency Department).


Commonwealth Bank ATM is located available on level 1, Ned Hanlon Building near the Food Court.

Public WiFi

Internet kiosks are available 24/7 on level 1 Ned Hanlon Building opposite the Atrium Pharmacy.

Free Wi-Fi is available is available for patients and visitors.

Phone Chargers - Recharge your phone battery located at: Emergency Department, ground floor, Dr James Mayne Building Level 1, Ned Hanlon Building in front of the Atrium Pharmacy.

Address Butterfield Street
Herston QLD 4029
Phone(07) 3646 8111
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Patient/Carer Checklist

Support Contacts

Social Work Department(07) 3646 8268
Carer Support(07) 3646 8111
Chaplaincy(07) 3646 8404
Volunteer Service(07) 3646 8111
Aboriginal Liaison (07) 3647 9535
Telehealth(07) 3646 8111
R.E.A.C.H(07) 3646 8111
CALD Translation(07) 3646 8111
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