INCREASED COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS ARE IN OPERATION
Toowong Private Hospital is closed to:
· PATIENT VISITORS
· NON-ESSENTIAL PERSONS
The Chief Health Officer, Dr Jeannette Young has declared the Local Government Areas of City of Brisbane, City of Ipswich, Lockyer Valley Region, Logan City, Moreton Bay Region, Redland City, Scenic Rim Region and Somerset Region as “Restricted Areas”. The Hospital Visitors Direction prohibits visitors to facilities within restricted areas.
Please disregard the below information regarding visitors until further notice.
Toowong Private Hospital recognises the significant distress the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic and its associated impacts is having on society in general and the increase mental ill health this is causing, for not just existing mental health patients, but many people within the Australian community.
Toowong Private Hospital is committed to continuing to provide high quality psychiatric care and services to patients across all settings of care including inpatient, day patient and community. All of our services have been modified to accommodate social distancing requirements and other safety measures introduced to contain the spread of COVID-19. This means that some of our services and treatments have been modified. It has also resulted in some of our services and treatments being available remotely via telehealth means (including video and telephone contacts).
We understand these arrangements may cause distress, however we are doing our very best to keep everyone safe and well.
In line with Federal Government Directions, Queensland Chief Health Officer Orders and to keep our patients, staff and medical practitioners safe, Toowong Private Hospital has restrictions to visitors to the Hospital.
Under the Queensland Health Direction you may not visit a hospital if you;
Only pre-approved, pre-arranged visitors will be allowed entry to Toowong Private Hospital. These include;
People who fall into the above categories don’t need to call ahead for pre-approval. However, if anyone feels unwell in any way, particularly with a fever, cough, sore throat or shortness of breath they are asked not to attend the Hospital and phone for further advice.