Important information about novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

Important information for patients and visitors

FOR PATIENTS:

Waratah Private Hospital is taking measures to reduce the risk of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) spreading and as a result has introduced a screening process for patients coming to the hospital for day surgery, an inpatient admission or day rehabilitation.

All patients will be asked to complete a questionnaire and will have their temperature taken on admission.

Please do not come to the Hospital if you:

  • Have been asked by NSW Health to self-isolate
  • Have been in close contact with someone confirmed or suspected of having COVID-19; or
  • Are showing any cold or flu symptoms (for example a cough, fever, headache, runny nose or sore throat)

 

FOR VISITORS:

Waratah Private Hospital is taking measures to reduce the risk of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) spreading and as a result has introduced changes to our policy covering visits to our hospital.

Visiting hours are strictly 3pm-4pm daily. 2 visitors per patient, per day. Managerial discretion will be provided during end of life care.

All patient visitors must wear a face mask when entering facility for visiting patients (visitors are to supply their own face masks) and visitors must complete a questionaire upon entry.

In accordance with current advice, visitors must not enter any hospital or facility if you:

  • Have been asked by NSW Health to self-isolate;
  • Have been in close contact with someone confirmed or suspected of having COVID-19; or
  • are showing any cold or flu symptoms (for example a cough, fever, headache, runny nose or sore throat)

For the latest information about COVID-19 (Coronavirus) see the NSW Health website: https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/diseases/Pages/coronavirus.aspx

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