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Cairns Hospital | Atherton Hospital | Babinda Hospital | Gordonvale Hospital | Innisfail Hospital | Mareeba Hospital | Tully Hospital

Cairns Hospital

All wards
(unless otherwise stated) - 10am - 1pm and 3pm - 8pm (Rest period from 1pm to 3pm)

Cancer Care Centre
8am - 5pm (Monday - Friday). Closed Public Holidays and weekends. As a safety precaution visitors are to wear shoes while in the day unit. All children and babies visiting patients in the day unit must be accompanied and supervised by a carer at all times.

Emergency Department
24 hours per day visiting times - Only two visitors per bedside (within reason)

Intensive Care Unit (ICU) 
No visitors between 8am and 10am. No more than two visitors per bedside (within reason)

Medical 4, Oncology 
10am -1pm and 3pm to 8pm. Visiting outside of these hours needs to be approved by the team leader or Nurse Unit Manager. contact Cairns Hospital switch on 422 60000

Mental Health
Monday to Friday 3pm - 8pm, Saturday & Sunday 10am - 8pm

Orthopaedic Unit
10am - 8pm, a rest period is encouraged from 1:30pm - 3:30pm. Nursing handover is from 3pm - 3:30pm and all visitors are asked to leave the patient's rooms at this time.

Special Care Nursery (SCN)
Doors to the SCN are locked at all times. Parents are welcome to visit anytime with visiting consent forms available for parents to determine who can visit their baby. It is preferred that there are no more than 3 visitors per baby.

Surgical Care Unit 
10am - 8pm, a rest period is encouraged from 1:30pm - 3:30pm. Nursing handover is from 3pm -3:30pm and all visitors are asked to leave the patient's rooms at this time.

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Atherton Hospital

Medical & General Ward
12pm - 8pm

High Dependency Unit
12pm - 2pm and 4pm -6pm

Surgical Ward
12pm - 8pm

Maternity (Women's Unit)
12pm - 2pm and 4pm -8pm

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Babinda Multipurpose Health Centre

10am -12pm and 2pm – 8pm

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Gordonvale Memorial Hospital

10am - 1pm and 3pm - 8pm.  Outside of these hours, visitors are asked to liaise with nursing staff regarding access. Contact Gordonvale Hospital on 4043 3100.

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Innisfail Hospital

10am - 12pm and 3pm - 8pm

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Mareeba Hospital

East Ward
11am - 8pm

West Ward
3pm - 8pm

Maternity Ward
8am - 8pm at request, contact Mareeba Hospital on 4092 9333. Fathers / partners welcome anytime

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Tully Hospital

10am - 12pm and 3pm - 8pm. Outside of these hours, visitors are asked to liaise with nursing staff regarding access. Contact Tully Hospital on 4068 4144.

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Last updated: 25 February 2015

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