We are an iconic provider of hospital-based healthcare, striving to deliver an exceptional standard of care
We comprise several hospitals, health centres, a nationally accredited education provider and a world-class research institute
We are a nationally accredited, hospital-based Registered Training Organisation - the only one of its kind in Queensland
We are part of a collaborative research institute with The University of Queensland and founding partner of the Translational Research Institute
In line with the latest advice from Queensland Health, visitor restrictions at all hospitals within the Greater Brisbane region will be lifted from 22 January at 1 am. As part of these guidelines, children under the age of 16 are welcome to visit.
However, we will exclude anyone who:
Please visit the individual facility pages for further information on all other Mater hospitals across Queensland.
From 1 am, 22 January 2021, in line with the updated guidelines from Queensland Health, surgical face masks will no longer be required to be worn by all patients, visitors and staff while within any of our hospital facilities. Please be advised that should you wish to wear a mask while within our hospitals, you will be provided with one upon entry.
With these eased safety restrictions, it is important that all visitors practice thorough hand hygiene, maintain social distancing where possible and continue our general clinical safety practises to keep everyone safe.
For the latest information on border restrictions, please visit the Queenland Health website.
Last updated 21 January 2021.
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Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that include the common cold along with more severe diseases such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new virus and was identified as the cause of a disease outbreak in China, that has now extended into a number of countries around the world. For more information on COVID-19 you can access this patient flyer.
Symptoms of COVID-19:
COVID-19 is a respiratory illness and if you’re sick your symptoms might include:
If you’re feeling sick with any COVID-19 symptoms:
Testing is important to find as many cases in the community as quickly as possible.
If you make an appointment with your doctor, please call ahead so they can prepare for your visit and tell the staff what your symptoms are and your travel history (if any) or that you may have been in contact with a potential case.
Please stay home and isolate until you get the results and your symptoms resolve.
To protect yourself and others from infection it's important to practice good hand hygiene and always;