COVID-19 Status

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    Visitor information

    Updated 5 August 2020

    To contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and to keep our patients and staff safe, St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital is currently restricting visitors to next of kin or immediate family.

    You may not visit the hospital if you:

    • have been interstate, travelled overseas or had close contact with a person who has novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the previous 14 days.
    • are unwell, particularly with a fever, cough, sore throat or shortness of breath.
    • are under the age of 16, unless attending a paediatric appointment/ admission or visiting to provide a patient with end-of-life support.
    • are waiting on COVID-19 test results.

    Patients and visitors will also have their temperature screened upon admission, using a thermal imaging camera.

    Our dedicated teams are doing their best to keep everyone safe and well.

    Thank you for your understanding.

    Visiting hours

    Patients are permitted one visitor per day from 4pm-7pm.

    Elective surgery

    Further to the Australian Government’s announcement on 21 April, St Andrew's War Memorial Hospital is pleased to confirm we have commenced a phased reintroduction of elective surgery from Monday 27 April 2020 onwards.

    We appreciate many of our patients are eager to know when their elective procedure may take place and would like to advise that as soon as your procedure can be scheduled, your specialist doctor will be in contact with you directly.

    Further questions

    If you have any questions about your individual circumstances please call St Andrew’s switch on 07 3834 4444 and ask to speak to the manager of the ward, where your loved one is a patient.