Visitor information

We welcome you to visit your family and friends during their hospital stay with us.


Due to state safety restrictions, information on this page may be subject to change. Please see our COVID-19 information for the latest details and how you may be affected.

Visiting hours

Please try to schedule your visit during the below visiting hours and avoid the rest periods on each ward.

General wards

  • Visiting hours: 10.00am to 12.00pm and 2.00pm to 8.00pm
  • Rest period: 12.00pm to 2.00pm

Maternity ward

  • Visiting hours: 2.00pm to 4.00pm and 6.00pm to 8.00pm
  • Rest period: 12.00pm to 2.00pm and 4.00pm to 6.00pm

Some patients may have restricted visiting hours or visitor numbers, so please check with nursing staff before entering a room. If you would like to visit a patient outside of these times, please check with our reception caregivers before you enter the ward areas.

Sometimes you may have to follow additional procedures prior to entering a room - these will be indicated on the door. Please speak to nursing staff before entering a room with these signs in place.

We ask all visitors to help prevent hospital infections by applying hand gel before and after their visit. Hand gel dispensers are freely available at the entry to the hospital, ward areas and in each patient room.

Children under 12 are welcome and must be supervised at all times.

Smoke Free

St John of God Geraldton Hospital is a smoke free hospital. Smoking is not permitted in any building, outdoor area or vehicle within our boundaries.


Our main entry is open:

  • Monday to Friday 7.00am to 8.00pm
  • Weekends and public holidays 8.00am to 12.00pm 

Access to the hospital at other times is via the side door, to the right of the main entry.


Telehealth offers the ability to access care from the home, work or other private space without the need for a face-to-face appointment.

St John of God Health Care uses both phone and video call to connect you to your healthcare providers.