COVID-19 virus Preventative Measures

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 Updated on 24 Nov 2020

 

 

 



All Patients and Visitors
Please be aware that we will not accept patients or visitors who:

  • are suspected of having COVID-19
  • have a respiratory infection
  • have travelled abroad in the last 14 days (including those who exempt from quarantine)
  • have had close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the last 14 days
  • have had contact with, or live with, someone who is in compulsory self-quarantine (including pilot, crew, essential staff and those who joined the Return2hk Travel scheme)

Maternity patients, and patients admitting for ear nose and throat, maxillofacial or endoscopy procedures  require a negative COVID-19 test certificate, for details please click here. 

Patients who exempt from quarantine under the Return2hk Travel Scheme, are required to do a COVID-19 test for admission or visit to hospital.

Triage
We follow the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) guidelines with strict triage, visitors and patients must complete a health questionnaire. All patients and visitors must:

  • wear their own surgical mask before entering the hospital
  • provide personal information and complete a health questionnaire
  • have their temperature checked
  • perform hand hygiene

Under Cap 599D, it is an offence to state false/misleading information to a medical practitioner.

Hospital Entrance:
8am to 8pm - Outpatient Department
8pm to 8am - Ground Floor Main Reception

Visiting Arrangements
All visitors must wear a surgical mask. Visiting times are from 10am to 8pm daily.

Medical Surgical Departments

  • private room – 2 named adult visitors
  • shared room – 2 named adult visitors. Visiting should be staggered between patients to maintain social distancing
  • children are not allowed to visit
  • parents of paediatric patients or carers of infirm patients in a private room have unrestricted visiting

Maternity Department

  • private room – 2 named adult visitors. Unrestricted visiting times
  • shared room - 2 named adult visitors. Visiting should be staggered between patients to maintain social distancing
  • children are not allowed to visit
  • parents of babies in the special baby care unit have unrestricted visiting
  • no visitors allowed in the nursery

Classes and tours
Hospital tours are suspended until further notice. A maternity virtual tour and meet the midwife online sessions are available in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Contact us to enquire at 2849 0111 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Classes are suspended or conducted online.

Centre for Health Protection Notification
The hospital is required to notify all cases to the CHP who present with fever, acute respiratory illness, pneumonia or diarrhoea and have travelled to a place with active community transmission of COVID-19 or had close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the last 14 days. These cases will be transferred to designated public hospitals for further clinical management.

Visit Centre for Health Protection website for quarantine requirements.

As the situation evolves, the preventative measures may change. For enquiries, please call 2849 0111.