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Awabakal Aboriginal Medical Service

To speak to an Aboriginal Health Worker, contact Awabakal Aboriginal Medical Service or phone (02) 4907 8555.

Interpreters are available in public hospitals. More information

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John Hunter Children's Hospital is one of three children's hospitals in NSW. As a highly specialised facility, the children's hospital provides treatment to children and young people that have been seriously injured, have a chronic illness, require specialised medical care for many different illnesses or need palliative care. 

All specialists at the children's hospital have specialised training in paediatrics, with many clinicians having worked at other children's hospitals around Australia and some having worked abroad. Many of the hospitals specialists engage in research projects to improve the health outcomes of children and young people. This hospital is supported by a cancer clinical trials unit.

John Hunter Children's Hospital is a part of the Hunter New England Health District.

Contact details

10 Lookout Road New Lambton NSW 2305
(02) 4922 3904

Cancer services

To find a specialist, click on the cancer service below:

Multidisciplinary teams (MDT)

Allied health & supportive care

  • Dietician
  • Interpreter
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Psychologist
  • Social Worker
  • Speech Pathologist

Parking and transport

Hospital Map

Find your way around John Hunter Children's Hospital with this hospital map.


Paid parking available onsite. Accessible parking available onsite. Visit John Hunter Hospital parking information for more details. Free parking available at Hunter Stadium.


A telephone is available at the hospital to call a taxi.

Public Transport

John Hunter Hospital is accessible by bus and train. The closest train stations are Kotara Station and Adamstown Station and then a short bus ride to John Hunter Hospital. To plan your trip go to Transport for NSW.

Community Transport 

You may be eligible for community transport.  Visit Awabakal Newcastle Aboriginal Co-Operative or Mercy Services Community Transport for more information.

Travel and Accommodation Help

If you live in a rural area and need help to travel to this service visit NSW Government IPTAAS for more information.

Last updated: 6 December 2018