Visiting Hours

At Busamed Modderfontein Private Hospital we recognize the value of interaction with family and love ones on the healing process. Visitors are always welcome during our extended visiting hours.

Notices and times

Busamed Modderfontein has reviewed our visiting policy and have implemented limited visiting, however in order to ensure the safety of your loved one, other patients, staff and yourself we request that the following guidelines are followed:

  • Between 11h00 am and 18h30pm – Patients will be allowed to have one (1) visitor per day for 30 minutes
  • Visitors must be 18 years and older, except in exceptional circumstances that is approved by Hospital Management
  • For critical and end of life patients, family visitation will be facilitated
  • Visiting will not be permitted in the wards where patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 are being cared for, except where arrangements are made for the end of life visitation
  • Visitors may visit patients in the coffee shop but are required to observe all COVID-19 protocols
  • Prior to entering the hospital all visitors must undergo COVID-19 screening, PPE is to be maintained (masks are to be worn at all times and must cover nose and mouth) and compliance to hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette
  • All visitors are to maintain social distance (2m) from the patient that is being visited and with all other interactions whilst in the hospital
  • For all children seen in the Emergency Centre one parent will be accommodated
  • For High Care and Intensive Care units, visitation will be considered in consultation with the treating doctor
  • For Paediatrics – The rooming-in of one parent/legal guardian/designated carer remains unchanged, the child may have one (1) visitor and it is requested that this visitor remains the same person throughout the admission.
  • Any visitor who is showing any signs of illness will be asked to leave
  • A visitor register will be maintained for every patient in the clinical area visited
  • Busamed reserves the right to change the Visiting Policy at any time