To further reduce crowding in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital out-patient clinics, out-patients are asked to present to clinic unaccompanied. Only out-patients who are:
- Minors i.e. children under the age of 18
- Elderly, who are at high risk of falling
- Those who require assistance with regular day to day activities such as going to the bathroom or who may be disoriented
may be accompanied by a caregiver or companion.
When attending clinic, it is also recommended that patients update their contact information in order to be notified by the Medical Records Department of any changes to their upcoming appointment, and to facilitate the delivery of medication.
Additionally, all persons visiting the QEH are reminded that to slow down or stop the spread of COVID-19 face masks must be worn, and the physical distancing guidelines which require individuals to queue or sit at least 6 feet (2 meters) away from other persons is to be maintained at all times. As such, all out-patients and visitors to the QEH are being strongly urged to comply with these safety measures as failure to comply may result in the individual or individuals being denied entry to the premises.
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Board of Management apologizes for any inconvenience caused and looks forward to your usual support and cooperation in this matter as we continue to strive towards “Getting Better Together”.