Royal Darwin Hospital

Visiting Royal Darwin Hospital

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.

Visitor 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 Health website.

If you're driving to the RDH, find parking at Royal Darwin 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.


Visitors 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.

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Last updated: 19 August 2022

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