COVID19

COVID-19 Information Page

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING COVID-19

We require that you DO NOT ATTEND a clinic appointment at our rooms or present to hospital for any procedures if you:

  • have arrived from overseas or interstate or a COVID hotspot in the past 14 days,
  • have any flu like symptoms including a fever or cough, runny nose, loss of smell or taste
  • have been in contact with someone with a confirmed COVID infection,
  • have been placed in quarantine/self-isolation

Instead please phone our staff for advice or call the Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080.

Update - 14th February 2022

Elective Surgery  - The WA Government has now advised that the implementation of elective procedure restrictions has been delayed and the date has been pushed back from 7th March until 21st March. 

Update - 9th February 2022

Elective Surgery  - The WA Government has mandated that with immediate effect, that no further non-urgent Category 2 and Category 3 patients are to be booked on elective surgery lists in private hospitals after the 7th March 2022.

Patients who had already been booked onto lists after the 7th March will not be cancelled at this stage. You will be contacted if there are any changes as the current situation unfolds.

It is currently expected that these restrictions will last for approximately 7 weeks.

Hospital Protocols  -  SJOG Murdoch hospital COVID information

From the 16th February the hospitals will require all patients aged 5 years and over to have a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) before attending the hospital. SJOG Murdoch will provide a free RAT test kit to patients having planned procedures which is to be collected within 7 days of admission. Instructions will be provided by the hospital and/or our office staff. Unplanned and Emergency presentations will be screened on arrival to the hospital.  Patient Information

Note there are restrictions on the number of visitors to the hospital and visiting hours. All visitors are required to wear a face mask, check in using the ServiceWA/SafeWA app or manually register and show proof of vaccination status unless you have an approved exemption. Visitor information

Clinic Appointments

All patients attending the our Wexford rooms are required to wear a face mask and check in using the ServiceWA/SafeWA app or manually register.

You must NOT attend the rooms if you have symptoms of COVID including any flu or cold like symptoms including a runny nose, fever or have experienced a loss of smell and taste, have had a recent positive COVID test or have been instructed to be in self-isolation or quarantine. Instead please contact us for advice.

We also offer appointments by telephone or telehealth as an alternative.

Emergencies

For emergencies please present directly to an Emergency Department or for other urgent matters during business hours contact us for advice.

Contact

For enquiries you can still contact us on our usual number (08) 6189 2500. Due to higher than usual call volumes, if you are unable to get through please leave a message and/or send us an email and our staff will be in touch as soon as possible.

For more information:
Department of Health (Western Australia)
Department of Health (Australian Government)