Visiting times

New visiting arrangements as at Monday 23 March 2020

Help us keep everyone safe.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, visiting arrangements at Fremantle hospital have changed.

All visiting times are restricted to 10am – 11am and 7 pm – 8pm.

All children aged 16 years or under are not to visit.

Read more about COVID-19 public hospital visitor guidelines (external site).

General wards

Only 2 visitors are permitted each day and only 1 visitor in the patient room/area at a time.

Maternity

Only one birthing partner is permitted to attend with the birthing mother.

Only 2 visitors are permitted each day and only 1 visitor in the patient room/area at a time.

Paediatric

Only 2 designated family members are permitted each day and only 1 visitor in the patient room/area at a time.

Confirmed COVID patient

Adult

No visitors are allowed to visit a confirmed COVID-19 adult patient or COVID-19 adult patient under investigation.

There may be exceptional or compassionate individual circumstances under which these visiting restrictions may be reconsidered by the treating team.

Child

Only one family member is able to visit a confirmed COVID-19 child or COVID-19 child under investigation.

It must be the same family member each day. 

Visitors must:

  • perform hand hygiene on entering and leaving the patient’s room
  • wear a mask and protective eyewear at all times in the patient’s room.

There may be exceptional or compassionate individual circumstances under which these visiting restrictions may be reconsidered by the treating team.

Visiting restrictions

Please do not visit if you:

  • have a fever or a cold or a flu-like illness, including symptoms such as fever, sore throat, cough, fatigue and difficulty breathing;
  • have travelled outside Australia and are therefore required to self-isolate for 14 days after date of return to Australia and/or;
  • have been in contact with a confirmed case of coronavirus and are therefore required to self-isolate for 14 days.

Any visitor the hospital who does not comply with these requirements will be asked to leave the hospital immediately.

When visiting please

  • Wash hands often with soap and water, or hand sanitiser.
  • Keep a safe distance between yourself and others and refrain from physical contact.