COVID-19 Status

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    Patient and visitor information

    Reviewed on: Monday 28 September 2020
    Updated on: Monday 28 September 2020

    In order to contain the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and to keep our patients and staff safe, Buderim Private Hospital is currently restricting visitors.

    You may not visit the hospital if you:

    • Have been interstate, travelled overseas or had close contact with a person who has novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the past 14 days.
    • Are unwell, particularly with a fever, cough, sore throat or shortness of breath.
    • are waiting on COVID-19 test results.

    At the entrance to the hospital, patients and visitors will have their temperature screened upon admission, using a thermal imaging camera; and complete the QR Code COVID-19 screening tool.

    Thank you for your understanding. Our dedicated teams are doing their best to keep everyone safe and well.

    COVID-19 Information

    • QR Code COVID-19 Screening

    • I am visiting a patient who is staying overnight or longer

    • I am visiting a patient in the Maternity Unit

    • I am attending the hospital for a day of surgery admission

    • I am attending Buderim Emergency Centre

    • I am attending the hospital for an appointment

    When confirming your appointment with your doctor’s rooms, please check if you are able to have a support person accompany you. This is being managed on a case-by-case basis, dependent on the size of the waiting area.

    Visiting hours

    • General ward visiting hours are from 11:00am to 1:00pm and 3:00pm to 7:00pm.
    • Cooinda Mental Health Service visiting hours are from 4:00pm to 7:00pm.
    • Maternity ward visiting hours are from 3:00pm to 7:00pm.

    Elective surgery

    Currently, there is no elective surgery restrictions in UnitingCare Queensland hospitals.

    Further questions

    If you have questions about your individual circumstances please call the Buderim Private Hospital Switch 07 5430 3303 and ask to speak to the manager of the ward, where your loved one is a patient.