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As Covid-19 progresses, visitor
restrictions fluctuate for the hospital and the Emergency Department. At
present, only 1 parent is permitted to attend with their child to the Emergency Department until they are
seen by a clinician in a consulting space with a closed door (excluding the
fast-track and short stay areas). Once in a closed space the second
parent/carer can enter by presenting to the concierge desk for directions; no siblings or extended family are permitted. Masks are
to be worn by all parents/carers and children aged 5yrs and over.
It is not necessary for family or
friends to visit children in the Emergency Department (unless under exceptional
circumstances). If a child is admitted to a ward, they may be able to welcome
visitors during their stay depending on the specific wards policy.