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Visiting a Patient

Visiting Hours and Policy

As part of the “Phase Three” measures w.e.f 28 Dec 2020, only nominated visitors will be allowed in our wards during visiting hours.

1. Revised Visiting Hours:
Sengkang Community Hospital

  • 12.00pm to 2.00pm

  • 5.00pm to 8.30pm

Outram Community Hospital

  • 12.00pm to 2.00pm

  • 5.00pm to 8.30pm

2. Revised Visitation Policy:

Sengkang Community Hospital
Two (2) visitors are allowed in the ward during visiting hours. A maximum of ONE (1) visitor at the patient’s bedside at any one time, with each visit not lasting more than 30 minutes for non-DIL patients.


Outram Community Hospital
Only One (1) designated Visitor per patient will be allowed during visiting hours (limited to once a day for 20 minutes). Each patient can have up to one (1) registered visitor for the duration of their admission.


Children below 12 years old are not allowed to visit the wards in SKCH and OCH.


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:

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

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

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

  • Refrain from speaking and shaking hands with other patients caregivers


For patients' confidentiality, please also note that photography and videography of patients and their families are not allowed.