Palmerston Regional Hospital
Visit the Palmerston Regional Hospital
Changes to hospital visits
The following visiting rules apply:
- one adult and one child per patient can visit for a maximum of one hour each day
- visiting hours are between 10am to 7pm
- visitors except children under 2 must wear a mask
- visitors can't enter COVID-19 red zones where there is a confirmed case unless they have an exemption - read more below.
Visitors can apply for an exemption in special circumstances.
To apply, call the switchboard on 08 8922 8888, and ask to speak to the:
- ward clinical nurse manager during business hours
- hospital resources coordinator after hours.
Visitors screening and masks
All visitors except children under 2 must wear a surgical mask at all times.
Patients being visited will also have to wear a surgical mask (if tolerated).
Stay up to date with the latest information on the NT Coronavirus website.
Find out how to get to Palmerston Regional Hospital.
Visiting during a COVID-19 lockdown or lockout
Visiting arrangements at Northern Territory hospitals are restricted during lockdowns and lockouts to keep patients, staff and the community safe.
You should ask nursing staff before bringing lollies, food and drinks.
Some items may not be allowed while the patient is having a course of treatment.
The cafe at the front of the hospital is open:
- 6:30am to 5pm on weekdays
- 7:30am to 3pm on weekends.
Staff can help you book an interpreter service or you can make a booking by contacting the Aboriginal Interpreter Service.
Smoking is not allowed at Palmerston Regional Hospital.
If you need to smoke, you can use the designated outdoor smoking area near the main car park.
If you need help to find your way around the hospital, you can ask a volunteer.
Volunteers are on site most weekdays from 8:30am to 12 noon.
Last updated: 12 March 2022
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