To ensure that our patients have enough rest, visiting hours are scheduled twice daily from 12 noon to 2.00pm and 5.00pm to 8.30pm. No visitors are allowed for suspected or confirmed COVID-19 patients in the isolation wards (including ARI ward) until further notice.
From 22 November 2021, only fully vaccinated visitors are allowed into the wards
For General Wards
Maximum of 1 visitors per patient are allowed in the ward at any one time, for 30 minutes, per day
Maximum of 2 visitors in the designated visitors list
For Intensive Care Unit (ICU) / patients on Dangerously Ill List (DIL)
Maximum of 2 visitors per patient are allowed in the ward at any one time, for 30 minutes, per day
Maximum of 5 visitors in the designated visitors list.
SGH has also implemented vaccination-differentiated safe management measures based on the patient's and visitor's vaccination status.
More information about
our ward visitors policy
ART kit are also available for sale at the vending machines around SGH, PharmaCare and 7-eleven.
*Fully Vaccinated Visitors include: (1) Persons who have recovered from COVID-19 within the last 270 days, regardless of their vaccination status; (2) Persons who have recovered from COVID-19 more than 270 days ago and are fully vaccinated; and (3) Persons who are medically ineligible to undergo vaccination (with acceptable poof of their medical ineligible status).
^Exceptional Conditions include: (1) DIL patients; (2) Paediatric patients; (3) Birthing/postpartum mothers; (4) Patients requiring additional care support. E.g. patients who have mental incapacities or family members who are undergoing caregiver training to better care for their loved ones after hospital discharge.
Visitors with urgent need (e.g. patient pass away, patient due for delivery, urgent conference with doctors) are allowed to the ward to settle their immediate needs first.
Visitors with urgent need (e.g. patient pass away, patient due for delivery, urgent conference with doctors) are allowed to the ward to settle their immediate needs first. They will be required to show their negative ART/PCR result or complete an ART after settling their immediate needs.
Children below 12 years old are not allowed to visit in inpatient unless patient is in:
Parents/Guardians will be required to sign an indemnity form at the Visitors Registration Counters). Validity of the Indemnity Form and approval to visit will be valid for entire admission episode.
*Excludes Isolation, Labour and Neonatal Wards
Visitors are NOT allowed to eat or drink within the wards
Keep your masks on at all times while in the wards
Refrain from using patients’ toilets in the wards
Avoid sitting on patients’ beds.
For infection control purposes, children below 12 years old are
not permitted to visit.
If you have not informed your relatives and friends of your whereabouts in the Hospital, the Hospital's Information Counter staff will be able to assist them in locating the ward you are in.
Alternatively, they can also call our General Enquiry line at Tel: (65) 6222 3322 to request for the information.
The AVMS helps to manage the number of visitors to the wards, allowing for a more convenient and hassle-free visit at SGH. The system also facilitates contact tracing for the safety of our patients and visitors when the need arises.
Visitors to wards and visitors accompanying patients for appointments, day procedures or surgery at Level 2 are also required to register.
There are four ways to register: