Employee spaces are still available for breaks and some time out

Although many communal areas have either been shut down or had tables and chairs removed to support physical distancing guidelines, there are areas you might not be aware of where you can take a break or eat lunch. These are outlined below.

Please maintain physical distancing of 1.5 metres or more.


  • Employee Amenity Room (was Cafeteria years ago)– level 1  chairs and tables are available
  • Atrium (Central Courtyard) – level 1  – some table seating available
  • Aboriginal Healing garden – level 2 – seating but no tables
  • Open space between hospital and TRF building – level 2 – two table seating units and some open grass area
  • Area beside E Block (Wright Street) where garden bench edging exists as ‘seating’
  • Some grassed area behind Block I
  • Paved area immediately outside gym – no seating
  • ELMHS Courtyard – no seating
  • ELMHS Basketball Court



  • Employee cafeteria
  • Outside area adjacent to the Emergency Department
  • Outside area adjacent to West 2 Ward
  • Grassed area outside the front of the hospital
  • Outside area adjacent to the ICU



  • Tea rooms on wards
  • Large outdoor courtyard between Ward H and Ward D
  • Ward C ‘Sensory Garden’ courtyard
  • Courtyard between Ward C and Ward A
  • Courtyard along the mental health corridor
  • Courtyard in the old Zouki cafe area



  • Outdoor seating area is in the Marriott Garden
  • Grass area in front of or adjacent to the hospital
  • Employee Cafeteria or the Linkway Haven



  • Grassed area in front of the hospital entrance
  • Cafeteria and cafe annexe
  • Picnic tables located outside near heads of department building and behind Outpatients 1C
  • Extra space is also available in education/ family rooms

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