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 in accordance with NSW Health Department alert status.

Visiting hours are between 3pm-4pm daily for 2 people only. Managerial discretion will be provided during end of life care outside of these times.

All patient visitors will be screened upon entry at either the boom gate or at ground floor reception and will have their temperature checked and complete a questionnaire.

All visitors must wear at mask at all times. Visitors are encouraged to provide their own masks.

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

  • 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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