Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) information for patients

Our thoughts are with all of you who have been impacted by COVID-19. The health and wellbeing of our patients is our highest priority, and we are here to assist you with any queries or worries that you might have.

Please attend your appointments with up to one support person/partner only. Where possible, please do not bring children to appointments. Some appointments may be able to be conducted by tele-consult. Strict hygiene measures are in practice for your appointment. 

Maternity care, including hospital admission for labour and delivery, will be proceeding as normal; however please check the St John of God website for information regarding restrictions on visitors.

If you have:

  • flu-like symptoms;
  • travelled overseas or interstate in the last 14 days; or
  • been in close contact with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19

please contact us urgently, prior to attending your appointment.

If you are concerned that you may have been exposed to the virus please call ahead.

More information

Dr Matt Thyer’s letter to obstetric patients

COVID-19 and Pregnancy

COVID-10 and Breastfeeding

Call the Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080.

You can also access the Department of Health website for your state for the latest information: