For Patients

Ward Visitor Guide & Registration

  • In line with MOH’s latest COVID-19 safety measures for hospitals to safeguard the vulnerable patient population, a vaccination-differentiated safe management measures (VDS) visitation approach for hospital wards has been implemented from 22 November 2021. Patients who are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated will not be allowed visitors, and visitors who are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated will not be allowed visitation (unless under exceptional conditions e.g. patient is critically ill, or requires additional care support, or requires to participate in caregiver training and if no alternative fully vaccinated caregiver is available)
  • Visitation is not allowed at Restricted Wards
  • All visitors, regardless of vaccination status, will need to be ART tested within 24 hours before visiting. All tests are to be self-funded by the visitor. Visitors who are fully vaccinated or medically ineligible for vaccination may show photo proof of their unsupervised self-swab ART result, preferably taken with their NRIC and be dated and time-stamped. Visitors who are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated (if allowed to visit) will be required to do their ART at MOH-approved COVID-19 test providers (check The following groups of visitors will be exempted from pre-visit testing:
    (i) visitors who have recovered from COVID-19 within the last 270 days, regardless of their vaccination status, and are able to produce a Pre-Event Test (PET) exemption notice; and
    (ii) visitors who have recovered from COVID-19 more than 270 days ago, and are fully vaccinated

Ward Visitors

  • Up to 2 pre-registered visitors (including caregivers) may visit for the entire admission period
  • Each patient may receive up to 2 visits (limited to 30 minutes per visit) per day, with a maximum of 1 pre-registered visitor or caregiver at the bedside at any one time during visiting hours
  • Requests to stay beyond 30 minutes may be granted on a case-by-case basis for visitors of patients who are critically ill or require additional care support, or for caregiver training

Visiting Hours

  • 12pm - 2pm and
  • 5pm - 8pm

Mask must be worn at all times

Ward visitors must bring their own masks and ensure the mask is worn at all times.

Do Not Enter If You Are ill

As a precautionary measure, you will not be allowed entry if you are having fever, breathlessness, body ache, headache, cough, chills, fatigue, sore throat or runny nose.

Practise Social Distancing

  • Maintain a safe distance of at least 2 metres from others at all times.
  • Refrain from communicating and interacting with other patients or visitors in the ward.
  • Caregivers or visitors are not allowed to eat or drink, sit on patients’ beds and use patients’ toilets in the wards.

Love Your Children

For infection control and safety reasons, children aged 12 and below will not be allowed entry.

As part of our COVID-19 measures, ward visitors are required to

  • register on-site at the hospital
  • complete a health and travel declaration form
  • use TraceTogether App or token for SafeEntry check-in

Our patients need to rest and recover.

Thank you for your cooperation.