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VISITORS TO HOSPITAL

No visitors are allowed, except under exceptional circumstancesFurther details...

Last updated:
27 March 2020

  • No visitors are allowed, except under exceptional circumstances. The exceptions to the no visitor policy include:
    • A nominated person supporting a terminally ill patient through their end of life care
    • A parent/guardian who is supporting a child
    • The chosen support person of a woman who is giving birth. This does not apply to the woman’s postnatal stay however, and no visitors will be permitted during this stage of the woman’s care
  • The decision about whether exceptional circumstances apply outside of these exemptions is at the discretion of the Charge Nurse/Midwife Manager or another lead clinician.
  • Children under the age of 16 are not allowed to visit at any time.
  • All visitors will be assessed at the entry to ensure they meet the exception criteria and will be required to register their details.
  • Visitors who are unwell will not be allowed entry.

These restrictions apply to all wards and services at all times, including the Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit.

Correspondence to unions regarding translation and abatement payments

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  1. I would like to see the DHB's correspondence to unions in regards to translation and abatement payments please. It would be helpful to also know the dates that these were sent. I am looking for the letter I have been told was sent from the CDHB to unions APEX and the PSA regarding the DHBs stance on abatement payments. I have only a vague idea of time-frame; between the end of 2017 until about mid-way through 2018. The work group I am interested in is Laboratory technician workers, but it may have been worded as a generic DHB stance that they would no longer give abatement payments.

 

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