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COVID-19 virus Preventative Measures

Updated on 30 January 2023

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t 63909970
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The hospital has implemented the following Covid-19 measures to safeguard the health of our patients, staff and visitors.

General Information:
All patients and visitors must wear surgical masks, complete a temperature check and health questionnaire before entering the hospital.

Rapid Antigen Test Requirements

People visiting for the below purposes will be required present a negative Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) done on the day of appointment, or upon arrival (cost $30):

  • Outpatient consultations, health assessment, physiotherapy and imaging with respiratory symptoms.
  • Attending any appointments that involve mask off procedures.
  • Inpatient admissions.

Results of Government recognized RAT kits done at home on the day of appointment can be presented as a picture. They must show the name as well as the date and time the test was conducted.

 

Visiting Arrangements

Visiting times:

  • Visiting times are from 10am to 10pm daily.
  • Visitors must wear surgical masks at all times.
  • Visitors with a positive RAT result or respiratory symptoms will not be allowed to visit.

Parents of paediatric patients (including the special care baby unit) or carers of infirm patients in a private room have unrestricted visiting times.

 

Number of visitors:

Outpatients, Matilda Medical Centre, Physiotherapy, Imaging Centre and Health assessment

  • Two companions

Medical Surgical Department and Maternity Department

Patients should provide the names of their visitors upon admission, only designated visitors will be allowed.

  • Private room - Maximum 4 visitors at a time, social distancing should be maintained between patients and visitors.
  • Shared room –Maximum 2 visitors at a time, social distancing should be maintained between patients and visitors.
  • Nursery - access only available to mothers

 

For enquiries, please call 2849 0111.