Patients & visitors2021-07-23T13:13:09+10:00

Patients & visitors

COVID-19 changes to visiting RBWH

Updated 9 August 2021

To help protect everyone from COVID-19, some restrictions and requirements apply when visiting Metro North Health facilities.

  • Face masks must be worn.
  • Everyone must check in using the Check in Qld app on arrival and when entering buildings.

You must not visit our hospitals or facilities if:  

  • You are unwell or have any symptoms consistent with COVID-19, such as:
    • a fever (37.5 degrees or higher)
    • history of fever (nights sweats or chills)
    • an acute respiratory infection
    • cough
    • shortness of breath
    • sore throat
    • runny nose
    • vomiting, nausea, or diarrhoea, or
    • loss of smell or loss of taste
  • You have been diagnosed with COVID-19
  • You have been asked to isolate or home quarantine
  • You have been tested for COVID-19 and are awaiting test results (other than a surveillance test)
  • You are a close contact of a person who has COVID-19
  • You are a casual contact of a person who has COVID-19 and have not returned a negative COVID-19 test result
  • You have returned from overseas (other than a safe travel zone country), an interstate exposure venue, or a hotspot in the last 14 days and do not have an exemption to visit.

If you are unsure if visitor restrictions apply to you – please call ahead and ask the ward or facility before you arrive.

Welcome to hospital
Women at hospital reception
Hospital signage
Patient leaving hospital in wheelchair
Doctor putting hospital ID bracelet on patient
Women in counselling group
Indigenous man and girl

Visitor information

Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
Location: Corner Butterfield St and Bowen Bridge Rd
HERSTON QLD 4029
Phone: (07) 3646 8111

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