Information for patients and visitors

Royal Hobart Hospital

Visitor Restrictions

The safety of our patients, visitors and staff is very important and by restricting visitors we are taking measures that align with public health advice to prevent the potential spread and impact of COVID-19.

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Did you know?

On average, 169 patients are admitted to the RHH each day.

Over the last year, on average:

  • Over 185,000 visits were made to specialist outpatient clinics.
  • More than 60,000 Tasmanians visited our Emergency Department.
  • More than 1.15 million meals were produced by our Food Services team.
  • An average of 5.4 new Tasmanians were born each day.
  • Our Communications Unit handled more than 62,000 enquiries each month via the main switchboard.
  • Pathology Services performed more than 1.6 million tests.
  • Our Department of Medical Imaging processed more than 109,080 procedures (e.g. x-rays).

Contents

Site Plan
Welcome
Coming to the RHH
Aboriginal Health Liaison Officer
Alcohol and Drugs
ATM Facilities
Allergies
Chaplaincy Service
Supporting Children as Inpatients
Compliments, Suggestions  and Complaints
Community Care
Dentures
Dining Room
Discharge Procedures
Donations, Gifts and Bequests
Emergency Procedures and Fire Alarms
Enquiries
Hearing Aids
Informed Consent
Identification of Patients
Identification of Staff
Interpreter Service
Internet Access
Interviews with the Doctor

Kiosk
Laundry

Leaving the Ward/Unit
Library Service
Mail
Medications
Meals and Dietary Requirements
Multicultural Health Services
Newspapers
Non-acute Inpatients
Patient Medical Records
Private Patient Classification - Medicare Eligible
Medicare Ineligible
Rights and Responsibilities - What you should know as a patient
Parking
Postal Service
Public Toilets
Public Transport
Smoking
Television Service
Travel Assistance Scheme
Valuables
Visiting Hours
Volunteer Network
Wheelchairs
Wills