We are here to continue to support the health and wellbeing of our community during the COVID-19 pandemic. We have a number of resources and information available here to help keep you informed.

We are currently providing COVID-19 vaccinations to our community – click here for more information.

Visiting Northern Health

Due to the current COVID-19 situation in the Melbourne metropolitan area, no visitors are permitted at any of our sites. This is necessary to keep our patients and staff safe. Thank you for your understanding.

The following exemptions apply for Paediatrics, Maternity Ward, Ian Brand Residential Care end of life care and on compassionate grounds.

Birthing Suite and Maternity Ward
One partner or support person of a pregnant woman in the Maternity Ward.*

Neonatal Unit
One parent allowed in Neonatal Unit*

Children’s Ward
One parent allowed in Children’s Ward*
Both parents can visit if both are fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Ian Brand Residential Care
Please contact the nurse in charge on 9495 3194 to pre- book your visit and discuss your visitation requirements.

End of life care: If deemed appropriate by Palliative Care Unit, maximum two visitors at one time, maximum one hour duration. Maximum six visitors in one day.*

Compassionate grounds: Maximum two visitors at one time, for maximum one hour. Maximum two visitors per day.*

*Exemptions do not apply if visitor/parent/partner/support person is a SCOVID/Tier 1 quarantine/COVID-19 positive