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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.

To Outpatient Clinics

Coming for Your Appointment

Only ONE accompanying person is allowed for your visit at our outpatient areas (including SNEC and NCCS Clinics, Pharmacy, and blood test). Children below 12 years old are not allowed into the centre unless they are patients.
All visitors are encouraged to do an ART self-test before visiting, and to refrain from visiting if unwell. Visitor/ accompanying person will not be allowed entry into NHCS if he/she:

  • is unwell (having flu-like symptoms)
  • tested ART-positive in the past 72 hours

To Short Stay Unit or Wards

For General Wards* and Short Stay Unit (SSU)

  • Maximum 2 visitors at any one time, during visiting hours.

When going to the wards/ SSU

  • No visitors are allowed to visit suspected or confirmed Covid-19 patients in the isolation wards (including ARI ward) until further notice.
  • Visitors are NOT allowed to eat or drink within the wards and should keep their masks on at all times while in the wards. They should also refrain from using patients’ toilets in the wards and avoid sitting on patients’ beds.

Children below 12 years old are not allowed to visit unless patient is in:

  • DIL/ Palliative care,
  • ICU, or
  • Under special social circumstances
    (E.g. Patient is single-parent; OR patient is depressed due to prolonged inpatient stay etc. For Team Doctors, Nursing, Medical Social Worker to assess, advise and inform Visitor Services ahead of visit.)

Parents/ Guardians will be required to sign an indemnity form at the Visitors Registration Counters. Validity of the Indemnity Form and approval to visit will be valid for entire admission episode.