Following the increase in the number of COVID-19 infection in the country, the Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha Hospital, Ministry of Health has increased its preparedness and ability in tackling the pandemic at the hospital. A number of measures are implemented to safeguard the health and well-being of patients at the hospital.
The hospital has re-introduced strict rules, such as no visitors allowed at the hospital areas, only one visitor allowed at one time for critically ill patient. Carers, hospital keepers and visitors with symptoms such as cough and fever are not allowed to enter. Carers and hospital keepers need to be at the ward area and to provide their personal information such as name, phone number, entry and exit time from the ward to facilitate contract tracing.
Carers and caregivers under the age of 12 are not allowed; Carers and caregivers with Red or Yellow BruHealth code colours are not permitted and Senior citizens and patients with chronic diseases are allowed at the hospital for necessary treatment only. The strict rules are aimed at protecting the well-being of patients seeking treatment and hospital personnel as well as the carers.
Source: Radio Television Brunei