Your First Appointment

  • What to Bring

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    There are several important items to bring to the Riverina Cancer Care Centre on your first visit. To ensure that your medical team obtain all the necessary background information to correctly treat you, please bring:

    • Referring letters from your doctors.
    • List of medications with information on the dose and frequency.
    • Any x-rays or results relevant to your condition.

    Also, to ensure you receive all the benefits available to you, please bring:

    • Your Medicare Card
    • Veterans affairs entitlement card
    • Health fund details
    • Contact and next of kin details.
  • Getting Here

    The Riverina Cancer Care Centre is located at:

    31 Meurant Avenue
    Wagga Wagga NSW 2650
    Telephone: (02) 6932 1000
    Facsimile: (02) 6925 4848
    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Accommodation/Transport
    The town of Wagga Wagga is a pleasant 4hrs 30mins from the Sydney CBD. Subsidised accommodation is available at Lilier Lodge and a patient transport service (free of charge) transports patients from accommodation sites to the centre for daily treatment.

    Car Parking
    Car parking is available at the Centre and is accessible via Meurant Avenue. At the entrance to the Riverina Cancer Care Centre is a patient drop-off point, which can also be used by less mobile patients. Disabled spaces are also available near the entrance to the centre.

    Taxis
    Radio Cabs Wagga (02) 6921 4242
    Nearest taxi rank - Edward Street, (near Wagga Wagga Base Hospital)

    Bus
    Fearnes Buses (02) 6921 2316
    Nearest bus stop - Docker Street, (near Wes’s Walkabout Coffee shop)

  • Important Information

    Mobile Phones
    Mobile phones can interfere with electronic medical equipment, so we ask that you consult with staff prior to using them within the Centre.

    Valuables
    We encourage you to leave anything of value at home, particularly valuable jewellery, as Riverina Cancer Care Centre is unable to accept responsibility for the loss of valuables or money.

    Smoking Policy
    Riverina Cancer Care Centre is a smoke free environment. We ask all our patients and visitors to respect this policy within the Centre's environs.

2017 Quality Statement


“Excellence in Care”

The provision of excellent care to Riverina Cancer Care Centre (RCCC) patients is achieved by Centre staff and Volunteers’ participation in and observance of the Centre’s Quality system in the performance of their roles. Cooperation, collaboration, communication and mutual respect are critical to provision of excellent care.

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Location

RCCC Business Hours

MON 7:30am - 5:00pm
TUE 7:30am - 5:00pm
WED 7:30am - 5:00pm
THU 7:30am - 5:00pm
FRI 7:30am - 5:00pm
SAT closed
SUN closed

After Hours Emergency: Please access your local hospital emergency department.

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