Visitor information

At St John of God Richmond Hospital we want everyone to feel welcome.

Visiting hours

We encourage family and friends to visit patients admitted at our hospital.

Our visiting hours (all units except for Drug and Alcohol):

  • Monday to Friday: 12.00pm to 1.00pm, 4.30pm to 8.00pm
  • Weekends: 9.30am to 8.00pm

Drug and Alcohol Unit:

  • Tuesday: 1.00pm to 7.00pm
  • Sunday: 12.00pm to 6.00pm

Some of our units may have longer visiting hours or restrictions applying to newly admitted patients. Visits are not allowed during group and individual activity times to ensure patients gain the maximum benefit from their treatment programs.

Getting here and parking

We have free onsite parking located off Grose Vale Road. Richmond train station is 10 minutes away by car/taxi. Bus 680 stops on Grose Vale Road, a 20 minute walk from the hospital. More information can be found on our getting here and parking page.

Café and dining room

We have a café and dining room where you can purchase a range of delicious hot and cold food. More information can be found on our facilities page.


Staying in touch with loved ones isn’t limited to visiting hours with our hospital WiFi. Both patients and visitors can enjoy free internet access.

To access the hospital WiFi:

  • connect to the “Guest” wireless network
  • enter your details and accept terms and conditions
  • click the “Hotspot Login” button.


Smoking is only allowed in designated areas. For locations, please enquire with reception or a caregiver.