Visiting hours for Flinders Medical Centre

The safety and wellbeing of people in our hospital during COVID-19 means that there may be restrictions for visitors. See details below.

Visiting hours at Flinders Medical  Centre are generally between 8.00am and 10.00pm daily. Please ensure you check with the individual ward area you are visiting, as hours may vary for some services.

In general, there are no visitor restrictions on adult and paediatric hospital inpatients, palliative care, end of life, and critically unwell inpatients.

Some visitor restrictions remain in place to protect the safety and welfare of people, including:

  • A limit of 2 visitors for COVID-19 positive inpatients
  • A limit of 1 visitor for adult and paediatric emergency and outpatients departments
  • A limit of 2 support people/visitors for delivery and postnatal wards
  • Adult ICU will follow standard unit protocol
  • A limit of 2 visitors for neonates/neonatal ICU inpatients

As always, exemptions to allow additional visitors are available in certain circumstances. Please speak with the treating Health Care team for more information.

Please adhere to the following when attending our sites:

  • If you are COVID-19 positive, don't visit for at least 7 days.
  • If you are a close contact, don't visit for at least 7 days. If you have to visit, do a rapid antigen test (RAT) before you go. If RAT is positive or if you have symptoms do not visit.
  • Please wear a face mask in patient care (clinical) areas at all times.
  • Please use the alcohol-based hand rub provided to clean your hands when you enter and leave.

The continued safety and welfare of everyone in our hospital and health services is our priority.

Thank you for your understanding and for helping us keep our patients and community safe.