Mater Mothers has precautions in place to help keep our women, newborns and staff safe.

Information about COVID-19 

Information for visitors 

Mater Mothers welcomes visitors to all of its hospitals, but we request you do not visit if you:

  • have tested positive to COVID-19 in the past 7 days
  • are awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test 
  • have been in close contact with someone with COVID-19 in the past 5 days
  • have acute respiratory symptoms.

Exemptions may be considered at each hospital’s discretion in cases involving end-of-life care, emergency care and childbirth, or if a patient requires a support person. 

These visitor restrictions apply to all Mater Mothers' hospitals, including:

  • Mater Mothers' Hospital 
  • Mater Mothers' Private Brisbane 
  • Mater Mothers' Private Mackay 
  • Mater Mothers' Private Redland 
  • Mater Mothers' Private Rockhampton 
  • Mater Mothers' Private Townsville. 

Mater Mothers asks all visitors to our hospital sites to comply with these requirements and to treat all Mater People with respect. Abusive behaviour will not be tolerated.

Mask wearing

Mask wearing is encouraged at all Mater Mothers' hospitals.  

Expectant Mothers who are COVID-19 positive

If you are COVID-19 positive and need to present to the Pregnancy Assessment Centre (PAC) please phone ahead to let staff know on 07 3163 7000. The team will be advise you directions once you arrive at the hospital to ensure we are keeping you, our patients and staff safe.   

More information

As is usual practice, if you feel unwell, please avoid visiting family or friends in hospital and seek medical attention for any symptoms.

Anyone with concerns, please call 13 HEALTH or find up-to-date information on the Queensland Health website.

If you live in South East Queensland and are experiencing early pregnancy bleeding or pain, or urgent pregnancy related issues, please present to the Pregnancy Assessment Centre at Mater's South Brisbane campus 24 hours a day 7 days a week or call 13HEALTH. 

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For urgent assessment at any stage of your pregnancy, please present to your nearest emergency centre or Mater Mothers’ 24/7 Pregnancy Assessment Centre in South Brisbane.

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