One (1) accompanying essential visitor. No standard visitors permitted in the Emergency Department.
One (1) birthing partner can be present during and immediately following birth, and/or for critical decisions regarding care. The birthing partner must have a negative RAT screening result to visit the hospital. Pregnant women are advised to identify an alternate birthing partner in the event their preferred partner screens positive for COVID-19.
Neonates, paediatrics and patients with a disability
May have one essential visitor present 24/7. Please note a second visitor may attend during visiting hours but only one visitor may be at the bedside at any one time.
On a case-by-case basis, but only up to two (2) visitors per patient
No visitors unless a parent or guardian is required. The support person can be on speaker phone or video call during the appointment, especially for critical clinical decisions
On a case-by-case basis as agreed.
End of life
Additional visitors are permitted for patients at end of life on the approval of the hospital’s Executive.
Patients other than those who need an essential visitor may now have a maximum two (2) visitors in the morning and two (2)) in the evening during set visiting hours: 10am-12pm AND 5pm-7pm daily.