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Patients & Visitors

Visiting Hours

The following information applies to all services and inpatient units with the exception of emergency, maternity and mental health (please see scroll down for information on visiting arrangements for these services).

General visiting hours for Gosford Hospital, Wyong Hospital and Woy Woy Hospital:

10am to 8pm

Emergency Departments

If you are presenting to the Emergency Department (ED) at Gosford Hospital or Wyong Hospital you will be able to have someone accompany you.

For patients who are children, we ask that they are accompanied by only one parent or guardian.

Please speak to ED reception staff if you have specific requirements.

Maternity Services

Antenatal Services

Women may be accompanied by up to two support people. There are no restrictions on children attending appointments.

Gosford Hospital Birthing Suite

Women may nominate up to two support people to join them in the birthing suite.

Gosford Hospital Maternity Ward

Standard hospital visiting hours apply, with a rest period from 1pm to 3pm every day during which only partners will be allowed to visit.

Gosford Hospital Special Care Nursery

Both parents/primary caregivers welcome anytime. Siblings may visit during standard visiting hours.

Children’s Services

Paediatric Inpatient Unit at Gosford Hospital

Standard visiting hours apply.

Maximum of two people at a time, siblings not included.

One parent/primary caregiver may stay overnight. Please speak with the Nurse Unit Manager if you have specific requirements.

Paediatric Unit at Wyong Hospital

Maximum two people may stay with the child at a time, not including siblings. Please speak with the Nurse Unit Manager if you have specific requirements.

Mental Health

Monday to Friday: 3pm to 8pm

Weekends and public holidays: 10am to 8pm

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