All visitors are asked to observe visiting hours and respect the privacy of our patients.
COVID-19 VISITING HOURS | EFFECTIVE FROM 15 JANUARY, 2021.
Hospital Visitors Direction (No. 15)
What’s changed from 15 January 2021
You do not need an exemption from the Chief Health Officer to enter a hospital for an end of life visit if you have been in Greater Brisbane since 2 January 2020.
You still need an exemption for an end of life visit if you have been overseas or in a hotspot in the last 14 days.
COVID-19 VISITOR RESTRICTIONS
Hospital visiting hours are reduced, in accordance with Queensland Health visitor restrictions whilst balancing the needs of patients and their families/carers with the risks associated with coronavirus (COVID-19).
Hand hygiene, infection control, visitor screening including temperature checks and social distancing also continues, for the safety and wellbeing of everyone at our hospital.
No more than two visitors may visit a patient at any one time, up to two hours daily provided this is within our hospital’s visiting hours – currently:
WEEKDAYS & WEEKENDS:- 3:30PM - 5:30PM
Children under 16 years of age are now permitted to visit patients in our hospital but are included as one visitor.
For end-of-life patient support, more than two visitors are allowed following approval from the hospital executive manager.
The following Queensland Health COVID-19 restrictions remain unchanged.
Unless you are a patient at our hospital, you cannot visit if you:
have been diagnosed with COVID-19
have returned from overseas, interstate (resided, visited or transited through a known declared hotspot in the last 14 days)
have been asked to self-quarantine
have had contact with a person with COVID-19 in the last 14 days
have a fever (37.5 degrees or more) or a cough, runny nose, sore throat or breathing difficulties, loss of the sense of smell or an altered sense of taste.
Routine health screening remains in place at our hospital entrance, before patients, visitors and any persons wishing to access our hospital may enter.