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Visitor Policy

 

*Updated as of November 22, 2021.


In line with MOH's latest directive, the hospital is implementing the following precautions and safety measures in our Inpatient Suites (IPS) and Intensive Care Unit (ICU).


VISITING PATIENTS IN THE WARD
 

All visitors, regardless of vaccination status, will need to be tested within 24 hours before visiting.

Only TWO (2) pre-registered visitors
allowed per day.

Only ONE (1) visitor allowed at patient's bedside at any one time.

Visit duration is limited to 30 minutes*.

Dangerously ill (DIL) patients are allowed 
i. Up to FIVE (5) pre-designated visitors (including caregiver) per day.

ii.  A maximum of TWO (2) visitors at bedside at any one time, no more than 30 minutes per visit.

iii. Visit duration is limited to 30 minutes*.

Our visiting hours are as follows:

  • 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Strictly no visitors except for those holding a Caregiver Pass**
  • Visitors will not be allowed to eat or drink within the Inpatient Suites and Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and must keep their masks on at all times
  • Visitors must refrain from using patients' toilets and/or sitting on patients' beds in the Inpatient Suites 

Vaccinated Visitors
Need to produce:

  • A valid swab results via TraceTogether/ HealthHub App; or
  • Picture of ART results taken with NRIC/ ID in the last 24hrs (photo timestamp)
     

Else: 
Unsupervised self-administered ART at FPH Self Swab Stations and show the results in the cartridge to our screening counter staff using:

  • Own ART kit; or
  • Purchased ART kit from FPH Retail Pharmacy
  • Supervised ART at FPH 24HR Emergency Clinic (self-paid)

Unvaccinated Visitors

NO VISITS ALLOWED 

Exceptions: Patient is DIL 

  • Requires special care arrangements (as far as possible, caregiver should be vaccinated)

  Further Requirements: 

  • Show valid ART results in TraceTogether / HealthHub health status
  • Supervised ART at QTC or 24HR Emergency Clinic (self-paid)



*Visitors may be allowed to stay beyond 30 minutes under exceptional conditions:

i) DIL patients; and
ii) Patients requiring additional care support. E.g. patients who have mental incapacities or family members who are undergoing caregiver training to better care for their loved ones after hospital discharge.

 


All visitors must register with us and complete our Health Declaration Form daily. Strictly no visitors after visiting hours except for those holding a Caregiver Pass*.


Visitors will not be allowed to enter patient care areas if they

  • Are unwell regardless of their vaccination status


Strictly no children below the age of 12.


**Caregiver for special circumstances: a) Patients who are critically ill; b) Special needs inpatients; c) Palliative inpatients; d) Inpatients lacking mental capacity; e) Non-ambulatory/elderly inpatients ready for discharge, whose caregiver requires training to continue to give care at home



VISITING OUTPATIENT CLINICS


Applies to outpatient appointments to clinics at Farrer Park Medical Centre, 24-HR Emergency Clinic, Radiology, Diagnostic Imaging and Rehabilitation Centre.

Maximum of ONE (1) person per outpatient per attendance. Up to TWO (2) accompanying caregivers may be allowed for patients requiring additional assistance.*

All visitors must register with us and complete our Health Declaration Form daily.

Accompanying person with acute respiratory illness of any degree of severity**, or without a mask, will not be allowed entry.

Strictly no children below the age of 12.

* Patients with special needs, patients with disabilities.
**Symptoms of cough, fever, shortness of breath, sore throat, runny nose or anosmia etc.


UNDER THE INFECTIOUS DISEASES ACT, IT IS AN OFFENCE TO PROVIDE FALSE HEALTH DECLARATION

The information you provide is important in managing the risk of COVID-19 transmission. The Infectious Diseases Act requires a person who has reason to suspect that he is a case or carrier of COVID-19, or has had contact with a person with COVID-19, to act in a responsible manner to not expose other persons to the risk of infection by the disease.

To get the latest and accurate updates on the COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) situation in Singapore, please visit the Ministry of Health’s website.

For more information on safe measures and tips to keep yourself safe, please visit Safe In-Person Care.
 


ALL PATIENTS, PRE-DESIGNATED VISITORS AND ACCOMPANYING CAREGIVERS ARE REQUIRED TO:

MASK UP AT ALL TIMES.

Practice good hand hygiene. Washing of hands with soap and water or sanitizing of hands before entry is strongly suggested.

Maintain social distancing of at least 1 meter from other pre-designated visitors / accompanying caregivers and patients at all times.

Check in via TraceTogether app or token before entering the Hospital and Medical Center.


BUSINESS OFFICE OPERATING HOURS

  • IPS* 7, 8 & 9 : 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. (Mondays - Saturdays excluding Sundays and Public Holidays)
  • Main Business Office (MBO): 7 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. (Mondays - Sundays including Public Holidays)
  • Any business support required after 8:30 p.m. will be provided by Emergency Clinic at Level 2.

*IPS refers to Inpatient Suites.