Visiting our hospital

Alert Level 2 Visitor Process


During the Alert Level 2 conditions, the Whanganui District Health Board must continue to maintain visitor restrictions.


We ask the following of our rohe:

  • If you have been outside of our rohe within the past 14 days, please consider not visiting the hospital.
  • We will allow one visitor per patient to the following areas – End of Life Patients, Critical Care Unit, Paediatric ward/SCBU, Maternity and support people for outpatient appointments. Please consider keeping this visitor the same person to maintain our bubbles.
  • We will allow two visitors at any one time into the Surgical Ward, Medical Ward, ATR Ward, and Te Awhina. A maximum of two visitors may visit. If it is two visitors, they must be from the same bubble otherwise they must visit separately.
  • Children under 16 must not visit except by prior arrangement.
  • All visitors must sign in upon entering the hospital.
  • Masks must be worn at all times when you are within the hospital grounds and buildings.
  • Maintain social distancing at all times – 2 metre distancing.
  • All visiting is at the discretion of the Unit Manager.
  • No visitors will be allowed for positive COVID patients at any Alert Level.