COVID-19 Status

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    Patient and visitor information

    Updated: 12pm Thursday 1 April, 2021

    Due to a recent confirmed case of COVID-19 detected in the community in Brisbane, and to contain the spread of COVID-19 and to keep our patients and staff safe, Buderim Private Hospital is currently restricting visitors in line with Queensland Health advice.

    Visitors are currently restricted.

    Exceptions to this include the following (masks are currently required for anyone entering the hospital):

    • A support person may remain with a patient if they are carer for a child under the age of 18 or carer for a patient with a disability.
    • A support person may remain with a patient in the Emergency Centre if they are carer for a child under the age of 18 or carer for a patient with a disability.
    • A support person accompanying a maternity patient.
    • End of life support, which must be approved by the hospital General Manager

    You should not visit the hospital if you:

    • have travelled overseas (not including Government recognised Safe Travel Zones) or from a declared hot spot, had close contact with a person who has COVID-19 in the previous 14 days.
    • are unwell or sick with symptoms such as a fever (37.5 degrees or more), a cough, runny nose, sore throat, breathing difficulties and/or loss of taste and/or loss of smell
    • have been to a contact tracing alert location at the date and time specified on the Queensland Health website.
    • are waiting on COVID-19 test results.

    Visit Queensland Health for the latest Hospital Visitor Direction. Our dedicated teams are doing their best to keep everyone safe and well. Thank you for your understanding.

    COVID-19 Information

    • QR Code COVID-19 Screening

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

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

    • I am attending Buderim Emergency Centre

    • I am visiting a patient in the Maternity Unit

    • I am attending the hospital for an appointment

    Visiting hours

    Visitors are currently restricted.

    • A support person may remain with a patient if they are carer for a child under the age of 18 or carer for a patient with a disability.
    • A support person may accompany a maternity patient.
    • End of life support must be approved by the hospital General Manager

    Elective surgery

    Interstate admissions: if travelling from interstate for your surgery or admission, please make contact with your doctor to confirm arrangements, as restrictions apply.

    All admissions: As per usual arrangements, your doctor or the hospital will be in contact prior to your admission with additional information. Please do not hesitate to contact Patient Admissions if you have further questions.

    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.