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Covid-19 Visitor Policy

NHCS Visitor Policy

Please refer to our below latest visitor policy and guidelines for patients and visitors who are visiting NHCS.

  • Unwell visitors and accompanying persons will not be allowed in.
  • Children below 12 years old are not allowed into Short Stay Unit and wards unless patient is in following conditions: Pallative Care, ICU, under special social circumstances. *Indemnity form is required to be signed by parents/ guardians.
  • Anyone entering NHCS premises must complete the Declaration Form and check-in to the SafeEntry system with the TraceTogether app or token.

To Outpatient Clinics

Patients going to our outpatient clinics are allowed ONE accompanying person each.

You may refer to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for advice on outpatient appointments (including doctor's appointments, blood tests, diagnostic tests), procedures and surgeries. 

All patients and visitors to NHCS are to undergo thermal screening and complete a declaration form at NHCS Level 2. Click here for more information.

To Short Stay Unit or Wards

From 5 August to 18 August 2021 (both dates inclusive), no visitors will be allowed to our Short Stay Unit or Wards, in line with the Ministry of Health's guidelines.

Only registered caregivers or visitors of the following will be allowed visitation requests:

  • Dangerously Ill List (DIL)/ Intenstive Care Unit (ICU) patients
  • Patients requiring additional care support: visitor support for inpatients lacking mental capacity, visitors involved in caregiver training, designated caregivers
  • Birthing/post-partum mothers 


To ICU or visiting patients on DIL:
  • Only 2 visitors per patient are allowed in the ward at any one time, for 30 minutes per day
  • Maximum of 5 visitors in the designated visitors list
  
Visits to Wards in SGH

From 28 June 2021, visitors including registered caregivers, who fulfill the visiting criteria below and are staying in the wards at SGH beyond the duration allowed, are required to undergo a COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test (ART) at SGH's ART Centre.

  • Compassionate grounds: DIL/ICU patients
  • Patients requiring additional care support: visitor support for inpatients lacking mental capacity, visitors involved in caregiver training, designated caregivers
  • Birthing/post-partum mothers 
For more information about the test, please visit here: www.sgh.com.sg/artc


#Exclude Isolation Wards

(Updated: 4 August 2021, 6.30pm)