Patients and Visitors

Visiting hospitals and facilities


As of 4pm Saturday 31 July, visitors are restricted at all facilities West Moreton Health hospitals and facilities, and all visitors must wear a mask.

In specific circumstances, 1 person can visit our facilities if they are:

  • supporting a child
  • supporting a person with a disability
  • providing support at antenatal and postnatal appointments
  • providing essential support to someone in the emergency department or at an outpatient care appointment

Up to 2 visitors or support people may be allowed in birthing and end-of-life care situations at the discretion of the treating team (midwifery enquiries to 3810 1242).

Outpatient appointments are continuing. Where clinically appropriate, some outpatient appointments will be arranged as telehealth appointments. Please bring your appointment letter and ID with you to the hospital.

The Level 2 East St entrance at Ipswich Hospital is closed. Please use the Chelmsford St entrance.

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 quarantine
  • had contact with a confirmed COVID case in the past 14 days
  • any COVID-19 symptoms, including 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 hospitals and facilities will be asked to sign in at the entrance to the hospital and on arrival to each area and ward.

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

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

For more information on our hospitals, visit: