87 Station Road Foster, Victoria, 3960 sghosp@sghs.com.au
Visiting hours 9.30am-11.30am and
5.00pm-7.00pm daily
10.00am to 1.00pm Weekends
(from 6 July 2020)
Note:There will be screening of ALL visitors for COVID19
(please see details under the “Patient” tab below).

Visiting Hours

Visiting hours are now restricted to the following hours:
9.30am to 11.30am or 5.00pm to 7.00pm on Monday to Friday
10.00am to 1.00pm Weekends (updated 28 Sept 2020)

The following visitor rules are in place:

  • There will be screening all visitors for COVID-19 upon arrival
  • You must wear a mask for the duration of the time you are in the hospital
  • Temperature checks will be taken by screening staff
  • When visiting patients, enter through the main hospital entrance only and report to Reception
  • All visitors will have their name and contact details recorded in the visitor screening book by the screener
  • You must not visit a person in hospital if you have any respiratory symptoms like a cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, night sweats, chills, fatigue, loss of sense of smell or taste
  • Maternity patients may have only one (1) visitor at a time
  • Use hand sanitiser as you enter and exit the hospital and as you enter and exit a patient’s room
  • Only visit the patient you have been signed in for
  • One (1) visitor per patient at a time, up to one (2) hours only
  • Maintain social distancing

Visitors are requested to wash their hands before and after patient contact. Research has shown that clean hands dramatically decrease infections. Pink hand cleansers are located outside each room and at entrances/exits. Alternatively wash basins are located along the main corridor and in the toilets.

Family and friends with a cold/flu or gastroenteritis symptoms (vomiting or diarrhoea) are asked not to visit until they are well for the safety of current hospital patients.