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Visiting hours

Set visiting hours allow for rest and adequate treatment of patients. We encourage visitors to be sensitive to the needs of the patient they are visiting and other patients and staff in the ward or unit.

For infection control reasons it is very important that all visitors wash their hands before entering the ward or unit and then again when leaving the hospital. Visitors who have colds or other infections should not visit until they are well.

Sunshine Coast University Hospital

General wards visiting hours are from 11.00am to 12.30pm and 2.30pm to 8.00pm.

Parents have open visiting to the Children's Ward, and other relatives may visit between 11.00am and 8.00pm. Please ensure that all visiting children are under constant adult supervision.

Maternity Ward visiting hours are from 11.00am to 12.30pm and from 4.00pm to 8.00pm, although partners may visit at any time between 8.00am and 9.00pm. Other visitors are asked to respect the limited rest and education time needed by new mothers outside of these visiting hours.

Visiting hours may vary between wards. Please check with the ward staff or call the SCUH switchboard on (07) 5202 0000.

Nambour General Hospital

General Ward visiting hours are between 11.00am and 12.30pm and from 2.30pm to 8.00pm.

Visiting hours for the Mental Health Unit are between 12.00pm and 1.00pm and from 4.00pm to 8.00pm.

Visiting hours may vary between wards. Please check with the ward staff or call the SCUH switchboard on (07) 5470 6600.

Gympie Hospital

Visiting hours are between 10.00am and 12.00pm and between 3.00pm and 8.00pm in most units. If there is difficulty visiting during the allocated hours, please discuss this with the Nurse Unit Manager.

Parents have open visiting time to the Paediatric Unit. Other visitors to the Paediatric Unit may visit till 8.00pm. Partners may visit at any time in the Maternity Unit and family members have unrestricted visiting to the Palliative Care Unit.

Caloundra Health Service

Visiting hours in the General Ward are from 11.00am to 12.30pm and from 2.30pm to 8.00pm. If there is difficulty visiting during the allocated hours, please discuss this with the Nurse Unit Manager.

Maleny Soldiers Memorial Hospital

Visiting hours are between 11.00am and 8.00pm. For reasons of privacy and rest, please check first with the Nurse in charge if the patient has their door closed.

Last updated: 20 September 2017