Special Visiting Rules apply to the following departments
VIP & Corniche Suites: The patients
categorised in the VIP list have open visiting hours till
Labor Ward / Main Delivery Unit (MDU):
Visitors are not allowed. Only two support persons are
allowed to stay with you while you are in labour. To avoid any
disturbance or work delay, the support persons should be chosen in
advance, prior to admission. Your husband is the only male
allowed inside the room.
High Dependency Unit (HDU): Visiting is at the
discretion of the Senior Charge Midwife or designee.
Neonatal Unit: As the parents of the baby, you
will get a permission visiting card for your regular visit. Only
one relative is allowed to accompany the baby's father or
mother from 4pm to 6pm. In order to reduce the risk of infection to
babies, no children are allowed to visit. Fathers will not be
permitted to stay or sleep over-night in the mother and baby
Operation Theatre: If you are going to have a
Caesarean Section under regional anaesthesia, your husband or
alternative female relative may be present. In the case of general
anaesthesia, no relatives will be permitted in the operating
theatre. The surgical team / or ward sister should be informed
about your request to attend. Two family members and / or friends
may wait on the 3rd floor waiting area.
Medical Imaging Department (MID): Your
husband is allowed to be with you in the scan room.
Outpatient Department (OPD)/ Urgent Care Department
(UCD): Your husband is allowed to be with you in the
consultation room, but not allowed to wait in the female waiting
Women's Health Center (WHC): Your husband is
allowed to be with you in the consultation room.
Exceptions to the above visiting hours may be made when
agreed by the medical and nursing staff and only in certain
In an effort to avoid allergies developing in your baby and/or
yourself and others please request your family and friends NOT to
have latex balloon arrangements delivered to the hospital.
Please do not have large flower arrangements in your room or in
the corridor. These will obstruct the entry and exit from your room
in the event of an emergency. Flowers in the hall way will obstruct
the hand rail which is there to assist you while walking in the