St Vincent's Private Hospital Werribee is working closely with the Department of Health and Human Services to help protect and keep our patients, visitors, staff and doctors safe from COVID-19. Our hospital remains open with the appropriate safeguards and containment precautions in place.
- Only one visitor per patient per day
- Visiting Hours: 2.00 pm – 8.00 pm only
- Visits are capped at a maximum of two hours
- No visitors under the age of 16 years
MATERNITY: ONE partner or support person (over 16 years of age) is allowed to stay with the patient
Additionally, to comply with the Victorian DHHS covid-19 Guidelines; Visitors to the hospital must undergo a temperature check, answer screening questions and provide their contact details to be permitted entry
Visitors will not be allowed entry if they have:
- Arrived in Australia from overseas within the past 14 days;
- Recently come into contact with a person who has a confirmed case of coronavirus; or
- A temperature over 37.5 degrees or symptoms of acute respiratory infection.
MATERNITY and Hospital TOURS are cancelled until further notice.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Australian Government has announced the temporary suspension of all semi-urgent category 2 and category 3 elective surgery effective from 11:59 pm on April 1st 2020. Other services, including urgent surgery and medical services, will continue.
How does this impact our patients?
After 11:59 pm April 1st 2020, only Category 1 and some exceptional Category 2 surgery will continue until further notice.
If you are scheduled to have semi-urgent Category 2 or Category 3 elective surgery at St Vincent’s Private Hospital Werribee between now and April 1st 11:59 pm and have questions about your procedure, we encourage you to please speak with your treating specialist.
If you have any further specific questions in relation to COVID-19, visit the Department of Health and Human Services webpage here.