Royal Brisbane & Womens Hospital


Corner Butterfield St & Bowen Bridge Road
QLD 4029
P: (07) 3636 8222

The Grantley Stable Neonatal Unit at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital is the tertiary referral neonatal centre for central Queensland, Brisbane to Rockhampton, specialising in the management of premature and sick babies.

Admissions come mainly from this area, but some are also received from southern and northern parts of Queensland, and from Northern New South Wales. A Retrieval Service assists in bringing out born babies to Brisbane, transporting approximately 200 babies per year.

Staffing is 7 full-time neonatologists, 1 visiting medical officers, 1 Nursing Director, 2 Nurse Unit Managers, 1 Nurse Manager, 2 Clinical Nurse Consultants, 1.5 full-time Nurse Educators, approximately 200 nurses (130 full-time equivalents), 15 registrars and 2 senior house officers.

The Unit manages all varieties of neonatal problems, with only babies requiring cardiac surgery being transferred out.

Visiting Hours

Parents may visit 24 hours, access may be restricted a few times in the day (ward rounds, procedures). General public may visit with parents any time


The Grantley Stable Neontal Unit is located on the 5th Floor of the Ned Hanlon Building (Centre Block)

Intensive Care Nursery Reception

07 3636 7846

Special Care Nursery Reception

07 3636 7834


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Ronald McDonald House offers subsidised accommodation for mothers whose babies are in hospital.22 Garrick Terrace Herston QLD, 07 3636 5300. For assistance in finding somewhere to stay near the hospital contact the Herston Travel Services office.


A Bank of Queensland is located on the first floor of the Ned Hanlon Building. Various ATM’s are located on ground and first floors of the Ned Hanlon Building.


Hospital chaplains of various religious faiths visit wards regularly. If you wish to arrange the services of a minister of religion please ask the ward staff. Even if you say no to a chaplain visit initially, you can still ask to see a chaplain if your situation changes.

Service Times:

  • Anglican Mass – 11.30am Thursday
  • Ecumenical Service – 11.30am Tuesday
  • Roman Catholic Mass – 11.30am Monday and Friday, 6.00pm Saturday
  • Uniting Church Service – 11.30am Wednesday
Flowers & Gifts  

Located on the ground floor in the foyer area.


Full newsagent services (including dry-cleaning) are located on the first floor Ned Hanlon Building including a small supermarket (open until midnight).

Meals & Snacks         

Food Court - Level 1, Ned Hanlon Building

Café Nescafe - Ground Floor, Ned Hanlon Building

Café Lattes - Level 1, Ned Hanlon Building (Centre Block)

Subway - Level 1, Ned Hanlon Building

Coffee Cart - Level 1, Atrium

Connect Café - Ground Floor, Butterfield St Building

Pulse Café - Ground Floor, Centre for Clinical Research Building (Next to Education Centre)

Café 7 - Level 1, Block 7

Post Box                         

A post office is located on the first floor of Ned Hanlon Building, and opens at 9am.


Located on the first floor of the Ned Hanlon Building. Full pharmacy services are available including film processing.

Public Telephones  

Public phones are found on the ground floor and near the patient/visitor lifts on the 5th floor.

There are 2 car parks available, Herston Road and also Butterfield Street

$9-50 with 5 days pass

$16/2 hours normally

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