Frances Perry House
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Frances Perry House Visiting Hours

When you visit our hospital, you’ll need to use the state government check-in app. Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation in Australia, we also recommend checking if any visitor restrictions are in place before coming to hospital. You can do this by calling us or checking our COVID-19 information page.

Changes to our visitor policy 

The following visitors are permitted at Frances Perry House, including the private consulting suites on Level 2.

  • Special Care Nursery – Two (2) people (adult or child) are welcome to visit a baby at any one time during visiting hours. This includes the baby’s parents or designated guardian, who can visit outside of visiting hours. Frances Perry House visiting hours are 2-8pm. Families, please contact the nurse manager before visiting if exceptional circumstances apply.
  • Birth Centre – Two (2) support people,including a partner, may be with a patient during labour and birth with no time limit.*
  • Maternity wards – Two (2) people (adult or child) are welcome to visit a patient at any one time during visiting hours. This includes the patient’s partner or designated support person, who can visit outside of visiting hours. Frances Perry House visiting hours are 2-8pm.
  • Antenatal Ward – Two (2) people (adult or child) are welcome to visit a patient at any one time during visiting hours. This includes the patient’s partner or designated support person, who can visit outside of visiting hours. Parkville visiting hours are 2pm-8pm.  
  • Surgical Ward – Two (2) people (adult or child) are welcome to visit a patient at any one time during visiting hours. This includes the patient’s partner or designated support person, who can visit outside of visiting hours. Parkville visiting hours are 2pm-8pm.  
  • Outpatient clinics and imaging/diagnostic appointments – One (1) partner/support person may attend a clinic appointment with a patient, if required. Some clinical rooms, treatment areas and waiting areas have space limitations so partner/support person may need to wait elsewhere at times.
  • Day Surgery – Patients should attend alone. If assistance is required, one (1) partner or support person can drop a patient to Day Surgery. Our staff will contact the partner/support person when the patient is ready to be collected from the hospital.
  • Gynaecology wards - Two (2) people (adult or child) are welcome to visit a patient at any one time during visiting hours. This includes the patient’s partner or designated support person, who can visit outside of visiting hours. Parkville visiting hours are 2pm-8pm. 
  • Women’s Emergency Care (WEC) – One (1) partner/support person may attend WEC with a patient, if required. Some WEC clinical rooms and waiting areas have space limitations so partner/support person may be asked to wait outside.
  • Children are welcome to visit in some circumstances as long as they are accompanied by an adult. Please see details above. In exceptional circumstances, please contact the hospital before visiting.
  • Food, flower and other non-essential delivery people are not permitted at this time.
  • Private Consulting Suites – One (1) partner/support person may attend appointment with private patients.

Important Notice:

Do you or have you been in contact with someone who has an infectious illness such as:

  • Influenza
  • Chicken Pox
  • Whooping Cough
  • Gastroenteritis

Or are you feeling unwell with:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Cold/Flu
  • Gastro symptoms (nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea)

If you answered yes to any of the above, please DO NOT visit patients in the hospital. Most patients in the hospital including newborns will have a depleted immunity and are very vulnerable to illness.