Visitors information

As always, the protection of our patients and staff is our highest priority. 

In line with Northern Territory Government restrictions, visitors will be restricted at our hospital to two nominated visitor per day until further notice.

Compassionate circumstances will be considered on request and will require approval of the General Manager.

All visitors must wear a mask and social distancing must be maintained at all times.

We apologise for the inconvenience and hardship this may cause, but appreciate your understanding of the need to keep patients as safe as possible during these challenging times. Please contact your loved one by telephone or device, and our friendly staff will support regular digital drop-ins so you can keep in touch.

All outpatient services will remain open at this time. Only one other person is permitted to accompany the outpatient and both the patient and their carer MUST wear masks.

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Temperature Checks

As part of the hospital COVID-Safe Plan, it is a requirement that all visitors and patients be temperature checked on arrival. It is a simple, contactless thermometer check and no information will be recorded.

The Territory Check-In

As part of the hospital COVID-Safe Plan, it is a requirement that all visitors and patients check in on arrival. This has been introduced as a COVID-19 Contact Tracing platform to streamline the screening process for ALL people entering our hospital. When you next attend our hospital, you will be prompted to complete the online screening process via your mobile device prior to entry. 

COVID Screening – Patients, Visitors and Contractors 

In addition to completing the COVID-Safe Check-In, all patients, visitors and contractors will be required to meet our screening requirements prior to entry:

  • Patients will continue to complete a comprehensive screening questionnaire on admission
  • Visitors and contractors will be asked a series of screening questions on arrival 


An automatic teller machine is located on the Ground Floor near the front entrance.

Darwin Private Hospital has a dedicated carpark which is managed by Wilsons Parking Solutions.

The carpark has 2 hours free parking using a ticket pay and display system.

If you require park longer parking than the two hour period you will be required to pay a nominal fee as per the Wilsons signage.

Visitors that require routine longer parking stints (eg family of Maternity patients or relatives of Day Surgery patients) are just required to identify themselves to Hospital Front Reception and a 'temporary' car parking pass will be allocated to them to cover the length of stay in the hospital.

Car Park Infringement Notices

If you happen to receive an infringement notice, please contact Wilson via their website

Payments and appeals can be made via the wesbite.

Parking Enforcement Services
PO BOX 7753 Cloisters Square
1300 306 933
+61 8 9415 2880

Hudsons Cafe is located on the Ground Level at the front of the hospital.

The cafe provides a wide range of snacks, hot and cold meals, as well as Cold drinks and barista made coffees.

Opening hours are Monday to Friday 6.00am to 5:30pm.

Mobile telephones can interfere with medical equipment and we would prefer you keep your mobile telephone use to a minimum.

Bus Service

A bus stop is located at the front entrance of the hospital precinct and is serviced by Darwinbus. Timetables are available online at and by calling 08 8924 7666.

Urban buses contracted to the Department are 96% easy access buses. To arrange for an easy access bus to be on a particular service, arrangements can be made with the Public Transport Division by phoning 8924 7666.

Taxi Service

A dedicated phone to contact the Taxi company is available in the front of the hospital in the foyer.

For further information, contact Blue Taxi Company 13 TAXI (13 82 94).

Darwin Private Hospital’s preferred visiting hours are

Jacana and Corella Wards: 9am - 1pm and 3pm - 8pm

Jabiru (Maternity Ward): 3pm and 8pm.

The Special Observation Unit: visitors are asked to be respectful of the delicate nature of this unit and requests that visitors restrict their stay to short periods and only a few people at a time.

Your comfort and well-being are paramount and if you should decide you do not wish to have visitors or would prefer not to receive telephone calls, please let one of our staff know so that your wishes can be accommodated.

If you have family or friends who are only able to visit outside these times, please inform one of our nursing staff.

Special arrangements can be made for mums and dads who are supporting a child during an inpatient stay.

Darwin Private Hospital provides free Wifi service to all patients and visitors.

Network name: Healthscope - Wifi.

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