Information for patients and visitors

Royal Hobart Hospital

Attention all visitors

In order to slow the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) visitors must not enter if:

  • They have been overseas/interstate in the last 14 days.
  • They are unwell or have a fever, cough, a sore throat or gastrointestinal illness.
  • Visitors are limited to one per patient at any one time for a maximum time of 30 minutes unless there are exceptional circumstances.
  • Visiting hours are from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm daily. No children to visit except in exceptional circumstances.

Before entering our hospital, clinics or community centres please use the hand hygiene station provided.

Please note exceptions to these agreed principles will be negotiated at unit management level with consideration on a case by case basis.

The Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) is Tasmania's largest hospital and the major teaching hospital of the University of Tasmania (Faculty of Health Sciences).

RHH provides general and specialty medical and surgical services. It is the state referral centre for cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, burns, hyperbaric and diving medicine, neonatal intensive care and high risk obstetrics.

The RHH is being redeveloped to improve the delivery of healthcare for Tasmanians. Find out more about the redevelopment of RHH

RHH is committed to providing coordinated, high quality care and is responsive to community needs.

The following links provide useful information for RHH patients and visitors

Site Access Details

Near Public Transport; Disabled Access; Parenting Facilities; Disabled Toilet

Emergency Contact Details

For emergency medical treatment phone '000'

Phone Number

(03) 6166 8308 (International + 61 (3) 61 66 8308)

More Information

More information about the RHH performance is on the My Hospitals website