Visitors During Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak
Effective from Tuesday 4th August Sunnybank Private Hospital Policy Amendments to the Guidelines for COVID–19: Visitors to Hospital Inpatients is a temporary amendment to the hospital’s visitor policy, details are as follows-
1. VISITOR NUMBERS
A maximum of one (1) adult visitor is recommended per IN-PATIENT. These visitors must
not have travelled overseas in the last 14 days, or be unwell and must be screened on arrival.
Visits should be limited to one per day, for no more than 1 hour. Social distancing (1.5 metres
apart) must be observed when visiting.
All authorised visitors should be over 16 years of age or as approved by EXEC/HNC.
Paediatric patients– Limited to 1 parent to remain with patient at all times, plus one
additional visitor restricted to 1 hour.
Day procedure – no change from original guideline. No visitors, only pick up post
Intensive Care Unit – zero (0) visitors permitted.
Maternity Unit – Limited to partner only. Siblings are not allowed to visit.
2. VISITING HOURS
Visiting hours for inpatients only, will be strictly implemented from 16.00hrs – 1900hrs.
Visitors are NOT permitted to wait in the patient’s room or in any other area of the facility.
In special cases, visitors will need to be permitted for out of hours visits. Director of Nursing /
Hospital Nurse Coordinator should approve this.
3. AUTHORISED VISITOR
Patients should be advised to nominate one significant other to visit.
4. TEMPERATURE SCREENING AND RECORD KEEPING
Authorised visitor/s must pass screening criteria at entrance to hospital.
We appreciate your patience and understanding.
*These restrictions are subject to change at any time. For up to date information please contact the hospital directly on 07 3344 9333.
Our fully accredited, 122 patient-bed hospital opened in 1979 and has continued to provide care to the community of Sunnybank and south-east Queensland communities for the last 40 years. Our recent $40 million redevelopment includes new medical suites, operating theatres, day surgery rooms, refurbished maternity rooms and ward, angiography suite and updated endoscopy suites.
Centrally located just 13 kilometres southwest of Brisbane CBD, Sunnybank Private Hospital is set among landscaped gardens and is designed to promote a quiet and friendly environment for patients and visitors. With a focus on providing individualised, patient centred care, we have a proud history of offering a range of services including surgical, medical, oncology and maternity.