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Health alert: COVID-19

COVID-19 Alert: We are currently at GREEN traffic light level - there is no restriction for coming to hospital to receive healthcare. Visitors are currently welcome at Metro South Health facilities, and are asked to help keep patients safe by maintaining physical distancing where possible and practising hand hygiene. See visitor restrictions and the latest Queensland Government information. [18 January 2023].

Visitor information about COVID-19

Refer to the visitor restrictions for current information and mask requirements. COVID-19 testing: If you have any symptoms or are a close contact, you can collect a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) from Metro South Health sites.


Find more information about visiting one of our facilities or services across the Metro South Health area.

Referrals and booking

As a public health provider, most of services are offered free of charge to people with a Medicare card. However, you will often need a written referral from your general practitioner (GP) before we can book you in.

Doctor and patient

Coming to hospital

Whether you're visiting us for a day appointment or you're staying overnight, you'll need to know what to expect, what to bring and where you can get further information.

Nurse and patient

Your time in hospital

Nurse and patient

Leaving hospital

Our staff will work with you to plan your return home after your stay in hospital. This will help to ensure that you have everything you need for a full recovery when you leave us.

Doctor and patient

Your rights and responsibilities

As our patient, you not only have the right to safe and high quality health care, but also to be treated as an individual with dignity and respect, and be included in all decisions and choices about your care.

Last updated 2 November 2022
Last reviewed 17 May 2022