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    Patient and visitor information 

    Updated on: Tuesday 3 November 2020

    In order to contain the spread of COVID-19 and to keep our patients and staff safe, The Wesley Hospital is currently restricting visitors.

    You should not visit the hospital if you:

    • have you travelled from overseas, or from a declared hot spot or 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 on COVID-19 test results.

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

    Our dedicated teams are doing their best to keep everyone safe and well. Thank you for your understanding.

    COVID-19 Information

    • QR Code COVID-19 Screening

    • I am visiting a patient who is staying overnight or longer

    • I am attending the hospital for a day of surgery admission

    • I am attending Wesley Emergency Centre

    • I am attending the hospital for an appointment

    • I am visiting a patient in the Maternity Unit

    Visiting hours

    From 25 September, two visitors at any one time are permitted in line with the following:

    • the general ward visiting hours are from 8:00am to 8:00pm.
    • ICU visiting hours are between 10:00am to 2:00pm, and 4:00pm to 8:00pm.

    Please note that flowers are not allowed in ward 4M, 4W or 3M.

    Elective surgery

    Interstate admissions: if travelling from interstate for your surgery or admission, please make contact with your doctor to confirm arrangements, as restrictions apply. 

    All admissions: As per usual arrangements, your doctor or the hospital will be in contact prior to your admission with additional information. Please do not hesitate to contact Patient Admissions if you have further questions.  

    Further questions

    If you have questions about your individual circumstances please call The Wesley Hospital Switch 07 3232 7000 and ask to speak to the manager of the ward, where your loved one is a patient.

    If you have urgent concerns that need to be escalated in relation to your loved one’s care, please call 1800 872 255 to speak to a senior clinician.