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Visitor Restrictions

For patients/visitors attending outpatient appointments, elective surgeries, or visiting the Emergency Department:

  • If possible, it is preferred that patients come alone to the hospital. If a carer/support person is needed, this is restricted to one person.
  • Please do not accompany a patient to the Eye and Ear if you are experiencing at least one of the following symptoms: fever, cough, sore throat or shortness of breath and/or have been overseas in the past 14 days; or in contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19.
  • If accompanying a friend or family member for day surgery, it is requested that you leave the hospital and only return when you receive a phone call from our staff to advise that they are ready for discharge.