The visiting hours listed below are a guide. Where there is a need to visit a patient outside these hours, please discuss with the relevant ward’s Nurse Unit Manager.
(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)
11:00am - 1:00pm
3:00pm - 7:00pm
8:00pm - 10:00pm
We request no more than two visitors per patient at any given time.
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
Monday to Sunday 10am - 8pm
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.
Medical & General Ward12pm - 8pm
High Dependency Unit12pm - 2pm and 4pm -6pm
Surgical Ward12pm - 8pm
Maternity (Women's Unit)12pm - 2pm and 4pm -8pm
10am -12pm and 2pm – 8pm
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.
10am - 12pm and 3pm - 8pm
East Ward11am - 8pm
West Ward3pm - 8pm
Maternity Ward8am - 8pm at request, contact Mareeba Hospital on 4092 9333. Fathers / partners welcome anytime
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.