In line with NSW Health recommendations, Waratah Private will allow up to two designated visitors per patient effective from today.
Visitors will be permitted to visit if they comply to NSW Health recommendations as outlined:
Patients being admitted for surgery cannot have a visitor wait with them as we are unable to meet the social distancing requirements.
On-site rapid antigen testing will be available on scheduled visits.
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 must show proof of vaccination.
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:
For the latest information about COVID-19 (Coronavirus) see the NSW Health website: https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/diseases/Pages/coronavirus.aspx