Tipperary University Hospital suspend visiting
Due to increased infection control measures, Tipperary University Hospital will be temporarily suspending hospital visiting effective immediately.Visiting is restricted to the following:Visiting Maternity ServicesThe birthing partner can attend as soon as the mother is in established Labour;The birthing partner can attend for the birth itself;The birthing partner can attend for delivery by caesarean section. In TUH, the birthing partner can return to the ward with the patient for one hour post-delivery;When a baby is in the Neonatal Unit one parent (at a time) can visit their baby – by appointment; We are also very sensitive to specific situations regarding pregnancy loss, stillbirth and unexpected complications and have adapted our visiting restrictions in these situations.Visiting Restrictions to all Wards/Depts.Visiting will only be allowed in exceptional circumstances such as:End Of Life Non-Covid-19 Patient – Only Two nominated Relatives only;End Of Life Covid-19 Patient – Only One nominated relative utilising correct PPE/hand hygiene/IPC advice etc.;Critically ill patient (Only Two nominated Relatives only);One parent only will be allowed visit children in the Paediatric Unit at any time. Children should not visit the hospital.The situation will be reviewed on an on-going basis and any changes will be advised.