Wollongong Hospital is a major teaching hospital, with over 500 beds, servicing the Illawarra Shoalhaven region. It provides a wide range of medical and surgical services including chemotherapy, radiation therapy and cancer genetics services at the Illawarra Cancer Care Centre. It is supported by a 24 hour emergency department, intensive care and cancer clinical trials unit. Wollongong Hospital is part of the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District.

Cancers treated: This hospital treats a range of cancers covered by the multidisciplinary teams listed on this page.

People who require complex surgery should be referred to a specialist:

  • who is a member of a multidisciplinary team and
  • that practises at one of the specialist centres

Contact details

Loftus Street Wollongong NSW 2500
(02) 4253 4878

Allied health & supportive care

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

Parking and transport

Hospital Map

Find your way around Wollongong Hospital with this hospital map.


Paid parking available onsite. Accessible parking available onsite. Visit Wollongong Hospital parking information for more details. 


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

Public Transport

This hospital is accessible by bus and train. It is a 10 minute walk from Wollongong train station. To plan your trip go to Transport for NSW.

Community Transport 

You may be eligible for community transport. Visit Wollongong Shellharbour Community Transport and Northern Illawarra Neighbour Aid 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.

More Information

For detailed information, in English and 8 community languages, on parking and transport for Wollongong Hospital, visit NSW Public Hospitals Parking and Directions.

Last updated: 17 June 2019