Waratah Private Hospital is taking measures to reduce the risk of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) spreading in accordance with NSW Health Department Orders.

How to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination

There are 2 ways to show proof of your vaccinations:

More information about getting proof of your COVID-19 vaccination is available on the Services Australia website

Please follow the following COVID-19 procedures:

Surgical Patients – Overnight and Day
  • Patients must present negative COVID-19 swab result performed in the last 48-72 hours.
  • Test results to be sent to: covidresults@waratahprivate.com.au
    Subject line to be: NAME / DOB / ADMISSION TYPE
    Example John Smith / 01.01.1900 / Surgery
  • Patients/referring facility must present negative COVID-19 swab result performed in the
    last 48-72 hours.
  • Test results to be sent to: covidresults@waratahprivate.com.au
    Subject line to be: NAME / DOB / ADMISSION TYPE
    Example John Smith / 01.01.1900 / Rehab or Medical
  • All patients to be COVID-19 tested at least once weekly.
  • On site testing available for patients after their first initial test.
  • Test results to be sent to: covidresults@waratahprivate.com.au
    Subject line to be: NAME / DOB / ADMISSION TYPE
    Example John Smith / 01.01.1900 / Day Rehab

It is strongly recommended that patients must present negative COVID-19 swab result
performed in the last 48-72 hours and to provide this to the practice.

  • All contractors/visitors from a Local Government Area (LGA) of concern are to be COVID-19 tested every 3 days. Check https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/rules/affected-area to see if you reside in one of these areas.
  • All other contractors/visitors  to be COVID-19 tested at least once weekly.
  • Test results to be sent to: covidresults@waratahprivate.com.au
    Subject line to be: NAME / DOB / DEPARTMENT
    Example. John Smith / 01.01.1900 / X-Ray
  • All contractors must show proof of vaccination
  • A maximum of 2 people (aged 12 +) who are fully vaccinated can visit per day
  • Visitors to hospital must be wearing a mask at the entrance and during the entire time of the visit.
  • Proof of vaccination will be required at the Entrance of the hospital.

Visiting hours are between 3:00pm and 8:00pm.

Waratah Private Hospital is taking measures to reduce the risk of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) spreading and as a result has introduced a screening process for patients coming to the hospital for day surgery, an inpatient admission or day rehabilitation.

All patients will be asked to complete a questionnaire and will have their temperature taken on admission. All patients coming in for surgery will be telephoned the day prior and had their individual circumstances discussed.

Please do not come to the Hospital if you:

  • Have been asked by NSW Health to self-isolate.
  • Have been in close contact with someone confirmed or suspected of having COVID-19; or
  • Are showing any cold or flu symptoms (for example a cough, fever, headache, runny nose or sore throat).

For the latest information about COVID-19 (Coronavirus) see the NSW Health website: https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/diseases/Pages/coronavirus.aspx