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    UnitingCare Queensland Digital Incident

    Updated: 6pm, 26 April 2021

    On Sunday 25 April, UnitingCare Queensland (UCQ) was impacted by a cyber incident. For updates please visit:

    Patient and Visitor information

    Updated: Wednesday 14 April 2021
    Effective: 6am Thursday 15 April 2021

    To contain the spread of COVID-19 and to keep our patients and staff safe, St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital is currently monitoring visitors. 

    You should not come to the hospital if you:

    • have travelled overseas (not including Government recognised Safe Travel Zones) or from a declared hot spot,
    • had close contact with a person who has COVID-19 in the previous 14 days.
    • are unwell or sick with symptoms such as a fever (37.5 degrees or more), a cough, runny nose, sore throat, breathing difficulties and/or loss of taste and/or loss of smell
    • are waiting COVID-19 test results.

    At the entrance to the hospital, patients and visitors are encouraged to have their temperature screened upon admission, using a thermal imaging camera; and complete the QR Code COVID-19 screening tool.

    Visit Queensland Health for the latest Hospital Visitor Direction. Thank you for your understanding. Our dedicated teams are doing their best to keep everyone safe and well.

    Visiting hours

    Patients are permitted visitors between 10am - 8pm. Rest time for patients is encouraged from 1pm - 3pm each day. All visitors are requested to follow direction from staff, to ensure adequate social distancing can be maintained.

    Elective surgery

    Currently, there are no elective surgery restrictions at St Andrew's War Memorial Hospital. 

    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.