Information for Visitors
Linacre Private Hospital facilitates flexible visiting hours for in patient’s whist at the same time acknowledging the need for patients to have sufficient rest periods during their stay. Some wards may collaborate with family members / visitors in relation to the appropriate management of visitors, with this determined by patient condition and therapy requirements eg in High Dependency Unit.
Children visiting should be supervised by an adult at all times for their own safety and that of other visitors, staff and patients. Visitors should not present to the hospital if they are unwell. Patients have the right to refuse to see any visitor and this is to be supported by the nursing staff. Visitors are required to abide by the expectations of entry requirements.
In our Reception area we have a snack vending machine and coffee machine for usage. Linacre Private Hospital is approximately a 10 minute walk to Hampton Street shops with a range of restaurants and coffee shops for visitor food and refreshments.
Meals may be ordered for your partner or family at a fee of $16.50 per main meal and $8.00 for breakfast. Please note that this charge will not be covered by your health fund and will appear on your account on discharge.
A parent staying with their child will not be charged for their meal.
LOCATION, PARKING AND PUBLIC TRANSPORT
Melways Ref: 76 G7
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On site Parking available. Signed two hour and four hour parking available in Linacre Road. All day parking available on Hampton Street.
Bus Route - 828
VISITOR CODE OF CONDUCT
Linacre Private Hospital has developed a Code of Conduct so that visitors understand that a certain level of behaviour is expected and hospital staff understands their rights in order to protect patients, staff and other visitors.
All visitors to Linacre have the following obligations to other visitors, patients, doctors and hospital staff:
Keep noise to a minimum so as not to disturb others
To comply with lawful requests by Medical Practitioners and Hospital Staff
Not to smoke within the hospital and surrounds
Not to consume alcohol on the premises
Respect the property of others and not to damage or misuse the property
Be courteous and polite
Show consideration and respect for the dignity and privacy of other patients
To keep children under control at all times
Where hospital staff believes visitors behaviour to be improper, staff may: