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Visiting

Effective Monday 19 September 2022

Visitor Guidelines

  • Surgical patients may have one visitor per person at any time until 8.00 pm
  • You may not visit if you are COVID-19 positive and have not completed your isolation period, or have cold or flu like symptoms, even if you are testing negative for COVID-19
  • Masks are required to be worn at all times (this includes in all patient care areas, eg patient rooms)

The following visitor restrictions remain in place:

Cardiac/ICU wards

One visitor per person at any one time.  Exceptions at the Unit Manager's discretion.

Strictly no visiting between 1.00 pm and 3.00 pm. 

Cardiology Day Unit

One support person per dependent adult only.

Admission and Discharge Unit and Pre-Admission Clinic

Patients may have one support person accompany them. This person must wear a mask and be well.

Maternity

To minimise risk, adults wearing masks may visit, subject to the space available, but siblings are the only child visitors allows.

Women in labour can have the usual support people, subject to space, for the duration of their stay.

St George's Cancer Care Centre

Clinic appointments:      One support person may accompany a patient during a clinic appointment

Chemotherapy suite:     No support people 

Radiation suite:             No support people  

St George's Eye Care

Patients may have one support person accompany them during their visit.

Safety requirements at St George’s hospital include

  • Anyone entering the hospital must wear a surgical/medical mask
  • Physical distancing should be maintained wherever possible
  • Good hand hygiene should be practiced


St George’s Hospital will continue to follow Ministry of Health and Te Whatu Ora Waitaha Canterbury COVID-19 guidelines, to ensure the safety and well-being of our patients, staff, and the wider community.


For more information please visit:

The Ministry of Health webpage – https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus

The Unite against COVID-19 webpage – https://covid19.govt.nz/  

 

   

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Surgical wards

COVID-19 - effective Monday 19 September 2022

Visitor Guidelines

  • Surgical patients may have one visitor per person at any time until 8.00 pm
  • You may not visit if you are COVID-19 positive and have not completed your isolation period, or have cold or flu like symptoms, even if you are testing negative for COVID-19
  • Masks are required to be worn at all times (this includes in all patient care areas, eg patient rooms)

 

The following visitor restrictions remain in place:

Cardiac/ICU wards

One visitor per person at any one time.  Exceptions at the Unit Manager's discretion.

Strictly no visiting between 1.00 pm and 3.00 pm. 

Cardiology Day Unit

One support person per dependent adult only.

Admission and Discharge Unit and Pre-Admission Clinic

Patients may have one support person accompany them. This person must wear a mask and be well.

Safety requirements at St George’s Hospital include:

  • Anyone entering the Hospital must wear a surgical/medical mask
  • Physical distancing should be maintained wherever possible
  • Good hand hygiene should be practiced


St George’s Hospital will continue to follow Ministry of Health and Te Whatu Ora Waitaha Canterbury COVID-19 guidelines, to ensure the safety and well-being of our patients, staff, and the wider community.


For more information please visit:

The Ministry of Health webpage – https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus

The Unite against COVID-19 webpage – https://covid19.govt.nz/  

 

Maternity

COVID-19 - effective Monday 19 September 2022

 

VISITING

Maternity

To minimise risk, adults wearing masks may visit, subject to the space available, but siblings are the only child visitors allows.

Women in labour can have the usual support people, subject to space, for the duration of their stay.

  

Safety requirements at St George’s Hospital include:

  • Anyone entering the Hospital must wear a surgical/medical mask
  • Physical distancing should be maintained wherever possible
  • Good hand hygiene should be practiced


St George’s Hospital will continue to follow all MoH and Te Whatu Ora Waitaha Canterbury COVID-19 guidelines, to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our patients, consumers, visitors, staff, and the wider community. 

 

For further information please contact Maternity on 0-3-375 6020.

 

For more information on COVID-19 please visit:

The Ministry of Health webpage – https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus

The Unite against COVID-19 webpage – https://covid19.govt.nz/

 

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