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When visiting, there are a few things that are good for you to know.
Our friendly volunteers (wearing pink vests) and staff will be around the hospital. They’ll guide you through the check-in process and direct you to your appointment or ward.
here for a map of the hospital.
Download our Current visitor access requirements.
To help keep patients, staff and visitors safe, the RCH has limits on who and how many people can access the hospital.
Our visitor access is specific to the Royal Children’s Hospital and is different to directions that apply for the general community.
Visit our COVID page to read more.
Visitor access varies from ward to ward, and may change from time to time, so please check the table below before coming. You can speak with your treating team about any special circumstances with regards to visitor numbers.
Visitors other than immediate family members (friends) can now come and visit, on weekends and public holidays.
There is a limit of two ‘other visitors’ each day.
*Maximum two ‘others’ (this includes extended family and friends) each day.
If you have any COVID like symptoms or are meant to be isolating, please stay home, get tested and take care of yourself. If you have COVID-19 and have an appointment, give us a call on 9345 6180. We’ll talk you through what we can do to make sure you are still able to get the care you
We are here to support your access to the hospital and will be able to answer questions you may have about your visit.
Additional information on COVID-19 can be found
To keep up-to-date with the latest information about COVID-19, we encourage you to regularly visit the
Victorian Department of Health.
If you need an interpreter, please call TIS National on 131 450.
We have also developed a simple
Factsheet for Kids and COVID-19.
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