Management and departmentsHow to get hereMaps and directionsParking and transportationServices and amenitiesContact us Services and amenities Shopping The local supermarkets are located on Missenden Road (5 Star), King St (Franklins) and the Broadway Shopping Centre (cnr Greek and Bay Streets, Broadway), where there is a Coles, Kmart, Target and Bi-Lo. Glebe Point Road has a number of organic and health food shops. There are many interesting and sometimes quirky speciality shops on King Street, Newtown and Glebe Point Road, Glebe. The CBD is a short bus ride away. The closest chemist is in the main RPA hospital foyer or in the RPA Medical Centre on Carillon Avenue. Alternatively, there are pharmacies on King Street and in the Broadway Shopping Centre. Restaurants abound in the areas surrounding the Sydney Cancer Centre. King Street, Newtown is a good first stop with very reasonably priced food including Thai, Vietnamese, Indian, Italian, Spanish, Mexican and café-style Australian. Patient and carer accommodation If you live more than 100 kilometres from RPAH, you are able to claim some reimbursement of travel and accommodation costs through a government assistance programme (IPTAAS – Isolated Patient’s Travel Assistance Scheme). For more information, call 02 9515 3000, your local IPTAAS office or the RPA Hospital Social Work Department on 02 9515 9902. For patients requiring daily medical and/or nursing assistance, accommodation can be arranged at numerous local hospitals including Jean Colvin, Strathfield Private and Metropolitan Rehabilitation.These accommodation options are offered on a short term basis because of the enormous demand. Other accommodation can be found at the several hotels and motels within walking distance of the Sydney Cancer Centre, including the Rydges Hotel (ph: 02 9516 1522), the Alfred Hotel (ph: 02 9557 2216) and the Oakford City West Apartments (ph: 02 9557 6100), all on Missenden Road.Remember to check whether kitchen and laundry facilities are available if these are required.Glebe Point Road is also known as a Sydney ‘Eat Street’ with everything from gourmet pizza to vegetarian food and even Nepalese cuisine! For the budget conscious, the Camperdown Bowling Club (on Mallett Street) has inexpensive meals and drinks.The Glebe markets are a colourful Sydney institution, on at the Glebe Public School (183 Glebe Point Rd) and held from 9 am to 4 pm every Saturday. The stall holders sell everything from original designer clothing, arts and crafts, jewellery and pre-loved attire to bric a brac, books, records and organic fruit and veggies. Refreshments The Jacaranda Café (the hospital cafeteria) has a full range of food and drinks and is situated on level 4 of “E” block (the main hospital building) there is also a café Deli Marche on Level 5 of the main hospital building. There are many Café’s on Missenden Road where you can get coffee and meals to eat-in or take-away.There is a soft drink vending machine on level 3 of the Sydney Cancer Centre building and on the ground floor of the Radiation Oncology building.