Care during Coronavirus (COVID-19)

At Groves Hospital we are committed to providing care that is safe, evidence-based and family-centred. The COVID-19 pandemic doesn’t change that commitment, but we have had to make some changes in the way we deliver care to you. As the pandemic and related guidance evolves so will our practice. We will try to keep the information here as current as possible, and will update you at your visits with us.

Arriving at the hospital

 

All patients will be screened on arrival each time you enter Groves Hospital.

Visitor restrictions

 

Obstetrical patients being admitted for labour and delivery are allowed a maximum of TWO partners in care. We ask that you avoid coming "in and out" during your visit. The hospital provides meals to patients and during the pandemic we are also offering a meal to support persons accompanying obstetric patients. Plan to pack snacks and drinks as the cafeteria hours are limited.

*If a unit/hospital is in outbreak, there will be no visitors.

*Patients who are COVID positive will not be permitted visitors until they have been removed from isolation.

*Patients who have a COVID test pending will not be able to have visitors until the status of their swab is known.

Masks and protective gear

 

All patients and support persons will be asked to wear a mask provided by the hospital for the duration of their time in our facility. 

Resources:

 Advice for mothers during COVID-19