Visitors information

IMPORTANT CHANGES TO VISITING HOURS AT BELLBIRD

As always, the protection of our patients and staff is our highest priority.

In response to the current COVID outbreaks, we have made some temporary changes to our visiting arrangements. Until further notice visits will be restricted to one nominated visitor for up to one hour per day, unless under exceptional circumstances*.

Visiting hours are 4pm – 6pm daily

We ask for all visitors to maintain social distancing, hand hygiene and wearing of masks, whilst on site.

We apologise for the inconvenience and hardship this may cause, but appreciate your understanding of the need to keep patients as safe as possible during these challenging times.

If you have visited Sydney or other COVID exposure locations recently please refer to the Victorian Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) website for advice before arranging any visit.

*requires approval of the Hospital Coordinator.


Reception Hours

8.00am to 6.00pm from Monday to Friday

Reception staff can be reached on extension 2333 during these hours.

Consulting Suites Reception Hours

8.00am to 6.00pm from Monday to Friday

Closed on weekends and public holidays.

Our car park is free of charge and is close to all hospital services. Reception staff will arrange taxi if required.

The Blackburn train station the nearest train station, located approximately 2.6 kilometres - a six minute drive from the hospital.

Bus services (routes No. 765 and No. 703) operate along Blackburn and Canterbury Rds.

Timetables are available at reception.

Smoking

Bellbird Private Hospital is smoke free.

If you would like further assistance in how to stop smoking contact your GP, treating specialist or call Quit Line on 13 78 48.

Alcohol

Visitors or patients are not permitted to bring alcohol into the hospital. Alcohol can have significant adverse effects when combined with medications.

Food

A patient’s diet whilst they are in hospital is related to their clinical condition and/or their stage of recovery, it is aimed to aid their path to a full recovery.

For this reason any food brought by visitors should only be consumed in consultation with nursing staff.

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