- Visiting times are 2.30pm - 3.30pm and 6.30pm – 8pm daily. Two visitors per patient during each visiting period is permitted.
- Visitors will be required to wear a surgical face mask for the duration of their visit and perform hand hygiene regularly.
- Visitors will be required to remain within the patient bed space only and not interact with other visitors or patients during their visit.
- Children under 12 years should only visit in exceptional circumstances and permission to visit requires prior approval by the Ward Manager.
Current visiting guidelines by ward or unit
Covid Positive In- Patients
Visiting will only be facilitated via Ward Manager in exceptional circumstances.
Medical & Surgical Wards
On arrival at the hospital, visitors are required to check in at Security.
There may be a requirement to control access to RHM in view of the evolving Public Health situation.
Visiting is facilitated by arrangement with the Rehab Ward Manager.
Nominated support partner can attend the EPU department when their partner is having their scan.
Nominated support partner can attend the 12 week scan.
Nominated support partner can attend the 20 week scan.
Nominated support partner can be with the mother through labour, birth or caesarean section.
Nominated support partner may visit Ante-Natal and Post Natal Ward daily from 10am to 1pm and from 5pm – 8pm.
Rest period for mothers will continue to be in place from 1pm to 5pm.
Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU)
Parents are welcome to visit their baby in SCBU. Mother can visit and partner is permitted to visit following arrangement with the Ward Manager.
One parent, guardian or carer is supported to be with their child during the hospital admission.
The accompanying person must not have symptoms of Covid-19, must not be a suspected or a confirmed case of Covid-19 and must not be subject to restricted movements for any other Public Health reason.
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
Visiting is facilitated by arrangement with the ICU Ward Manager or nurse in charge.
Critical & Compassionate Grounds
On critical and compassionate grounds, further visits can be arranged through through the relevant Ward Manager.