Patients and Visitors

Visiting hospitals and facilities


As of 6am Thursday 15 April 2021, up to two visitors can see a patient at any one time, for any length of time, within visiting hours at all West Moreton Health facilities. This includes our hospitals at Ipswich, Boonah, Esk, Gatton and Laidley as well as The Park – Centre for Mental Health and Gailes Community Care Unit.  

Visiting hours at all facilities are 10am–1pm and 4pm–8pm.  

You must NOT visit if you have:   

  • been diagnosed with COVID-19   

  • returned from overseas or a declared hotspot in the past 14 days   

  • been told to self-quarantine   

  • had contact with a confirmed COVID case in the past 14 days   

  • a fever (37.5 degrees or more) or a cough, runny nose, sore throat, shortness of breath, fatigue, diarrhoea, vomiting or nausea, or loss of taste and/or smell.     

* For the purpose of contact tracing, all visitors to West Moreton Health hospitals and facilities will be asked to sign in at the entrance to the hospital and again on arrival to each area and ward.   

** Note: No visitors are allowed on the COVID wards or the intensive care unit without the approval of senior clinicians.  

*** Special considerations may be made for end-of-life visits. 

Please be patient while we work to protect you and your loved ones. 

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