Your First Appointment
What to Bring
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.
The Riverina Cancer Care Centre is located at:
31 Meurant Avenue
Wagga Wagga NSW 2650
Telephone: (02) 6932 1000
Facsimile: (02) 6925 4848
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 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.
Radio Cabs Wagga (02) 6921 4242
Nearest taxi rank - Edward Street, (near Wagga Wagga Base Hospital)
Fearnes Buses (02) 6921 2316
Nearest bus stop - Docker Street, (near Wes’s Walkabout Coffee shop)
Mobile phones can interfere with electronic medical equipment, so we ask that you consult with staff prior to using them within the Centre.
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.
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.