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Smithton District Hospital

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74 Britton Road,
Smithton TAS 7330

COVID-19 visitor restrictions

COVID-19 visitor restrictions

  • The safety of you and all patients, visitors and staff is very important.
  • Restrictions means limiting the number of people in the hospital.
  • This will help prevent any spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please don’t visit the hospital if you or anyone you live with:

  • has a cold, diarrhoea, vomiting or any infectious condition
  • is unwell
  • has a fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose or shortness of breath
  • has lost their sense of taste or smell
  • has been diagnosed with COVID-19 and is in isolation
  • is awaiting a COVID-19 test result and is in isolation
  • is a close contact of a confirmed COVID-19 case and is in quarantine.

You may also be asked to leave while clinical and personal care procedures are being carried out.

For patient admission information, visit the For patients section on our website.

For more information, go to coronavirus.tas.gov.au.

Visitor changes due to COVID-19

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and protect you, our patients and our staff, we are limiting the number of visitors to our facilities.

Visitor restrictions

Until further notice, we ask that patients and visitors follow visiting restrictions and social distancing rules, including:

  • 2 visitors per patient at any one time.
  • Requests for exceptions to these guidelines can be discussed with the in-charge ward nurse. 
  • Approved visitors will be screened before they are allowed in the hospital. 

If you are an approved visitor, you must:

  • Wear a mask at all times while in the Hospital.
  • Wash your hands upon entry and exit of each ward or service areas.
  • Not share food.

We recommend children do not visit patients unless the patient is critically unwell.

Visitor numbers

  • You may be accompanied by a caregiver or support person if required however if you are independent and attending an appointment, it is recommended that the person bringing you does not attend the facility unless required.
  • Two visitors per patient at any one time.

Our services

The Hospital provides the Smithton Community with 12 acute care beds, an Accident and Emergency Service, midwifery clinic and Visiting Services such as Radiology, Physiotherapy, Counselling, Women's Health Physio, Dietician, Paediatric Allied Health, Podiatry, Early Intervention and Obstetric Clinics.

A range of community services are also provided from the hospital including Community Health Nursing, Home Help/Personal Care and HACC nail care clinic.

View services available at Smithon District Hospital

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