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Visiting a Patient

Visiting Hours and Policy

From 7 July 2022, the following will be allowed to our wards:

All visitors must be fully-vaccinated, and are encouraged to perform self-administered ART before visiting.

Visitors with permission to stay beyond visiting hours (i.e Caregivers) will be asked to show proof of negative ART.


Visitor Registration
In accordance to safe distancing and contact tracing regulations, all visitors must undergo SafeEntry Check In, Travel and Health Declaration, and the collection of their personal data (Full NRIC/FIN/Passport Numbers) before being allowed entry to the wards.



Outram Community Hospital (OCH)

Only Two (2) pre-designated visitors per patient is allowed, with only One (1) pre-designated visitor allowed in the ward at any one time during visiting hours. Visit duration is limited to 30 minutes.


Sengkang Community Hospital (SKCH)

Only Two (2) pre-designated visitors per patient is allowed, with only One (1) pre-designated visitor allowed in the ward at any one time during visiting hours. Visit duration is limited to 30 minutes.

Visiting Hours
12.00pm - 2.00pm
5.00pm - 8.30pm

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

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


We understand that these measures may cause some inconvenience. For our patients' and your safety, please bear with these stricter measures to reduce unnecessary visitor movement in the hospital. Thank you for your patience.


While visiting the wards, we seek your co-operation for the following to reduce the risk of infection and keep our patients safe:

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Bring your own mask and wear it at all times during your visit

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​Wash your hands with soap or use hand sanitiser before and after visitation

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Maintain safe distancing of at least 2m from other patients and caregivers

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Turn on your TraceTogether app or bring your TraceTogether token

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Do not sit on patient's bed

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Do not use patient's toilet

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Do not interact with other patients and visitors

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Do not eat and drink in the wards

    
For patients' confidentiality, please also note that photography and videography of patients and their families are not allowed. We are also unable to disclose patient’s information. Visitors are encouraged to contact the patient’s next of kin / family members for patient’s details / location.