Special measures coronavirus

Visits to hospitalised patients are authorised again, under certain conditions:

Site Botanique and Méridien

For private AND common rooms:

  • 1 visit per patient per day. Visitor must be an adult (more than 16 years old)
    • Maternity : the partner only + max. 2 brothers/sisters of the newborn at the same time. No extra visitor allowed.
    • Pediatric and neonatologie units, and maternity: max 1 adult per patient per day
    • Relatives (max 2) of patients in critical conditions or end-of-life

To limit the number of people in the Clinic, visiting hours have been adapted:

  • Between 17.30 and 19.30 (during the week)
  • Between 14.00 and 19.30 (during the week-end)

Site Leopold I

  • 1 visit per patient per day. Visitor must be an adult (more than 16 years old)
  • Relatives (max 2) of patients in critical conditions or end-of-life
  • Between 17.30 and 19.30 (during the week)
  • Between 14.00 and 19.30 (during the week-end) - no visit between 16.00 and 16.30


Please do not bring any food.
We keep a register of visitors at the reception.


Everybody needs to respect security and hygiene rules:

  • Social distancing, wear of a mask all the time, washings hands when entering and exiting the room,…
  • You are sick ? Do not come to the Clinic.

 
Covid units

  • No visits are allowed, excepted in case of end-of-life.

Delivery and pick-ups services are still available for all our patients.


Mortuary

Visits to deceased patients are allowed under certain conditions:

  • Making an appointment is obligatory (02/221.97.24)
  • Maximum 4 members per family
  • Opening hours: from 9.30 until 13.00 and from 14.00 until 17.00

 

All consultations and surgical procedures are possible again in our Clinic.

Our teams are ready to welcome you in all safety.

It is possible again to make appointments for non-urgent medical consultations. Our day hospital activities have also restarted on 4 May.

We take the necessary measures to ensure your safety and our staff's:

  • We adapt our time slots to be able to desinfect the rooms between each consultation or examination.
  • We organise our waiting areas to garantee social distancing between each patient.
  • Our teams wear protective equipments adapted according to the need.
  • We welcome you personally to guide you as good as possible.

If you have Covid-19 symptoms, do not come to the Clinic and cancel your appointment. If necessary, get in contact with your GP.


Companion

  • Medical consultations: patients with mobility issues: max 1 companion allowed
  • Medical consultations: underage patients: max 1 supervisor allowed

All other companions are not allowed.

 

How to make an appointment?

It is now possible to make appointments for non-urgent medical consultations again. This can be done via:

  • 0800/50.452 (free phonenumber)
  • our medical secretariats

If you have Covid-19 symptoms, do not come to the Clinic and cancel your appointment. If necessary, get in contact with your GP.

You are not able to come to the Clinic because of your health condition and you suffer from chronic issues? Teleconsultation can be a possibility for you. Get in contact with your doctor or with his/her medical secretariat.

Teleconsultation:
If your doctor schedules a medical teleconsultation (consultation using videochat), you can read our TEAMS tele-consultation guide or view our tutorial.

In the Clinic, always follow our recommandation. This way we can protect one another.

  • Wash your hands everytime it is necessary, and for sure before and after your consultation.
  • Wear a mask all the time during your visit. You do not have one at your disposal? You will give you one upon arrival.
  • Keep 1,5m distance between you and others, all the time and everywhere (waiting rooms, lifts, hallways, …)
  • Do not come too early and, once your consultation is finished, get directly back home after.
  • Come alone at your appointment, unless you bring a child for a consultation or you have limited mobility and require help. All other companions are not allowed..
  • Always favour Bancontact payments.

If you have Covid-19 symptoms, do not come to the Clinic and cancel your appointment. If necessary, get in contact with your GP.

 

Emergencies

For all emergencies (Covid and non-Covid), go to our emergency department at Rue du Marais. Covid and non-Covid patients are clearly separated in our buildings and facilities.

Our test center is open from Monday to Friday from 12.00 until 17.30 and on Saturday from 12.00 until 16.30. It is closed on Sunday.

 

Protective equipment for patients and visitors

The Clinic has enough material (for example masks) to ensure a safe visit in our facilities. Our staff will provide you with the necessary equipment upon arrival in our Clinic.

 

You do not feel well and have coronavirus symptoms?

Call your general practitioner and ask for recommendations.

If your doctor asked you to go to our coronavirus emergencies at Rue des Cendres, we would like to remind you a few important points:

  • You will receive a mask to carry while waiting for your turn.
  • The doctor will decide whether you will require a hospitalisation or not. Currently only hospitalised patients will be tested. We follow the guidelines of the government in that matter.
  • If you did not get tested, we recommend you to go home, to follow the hand hygiene rules and to behave as a patient who is tested positive (and therefore isolate yourself).
  • If your symptoms are getting worse, we expect you to come back to the emergency room at 'Rue des Cendres'.

You don't have a GP and you live in Brussels? You can call 1710 to get a medical advice regarding your health condition in regards to the coronavirus pandemic.

10 easy questions to answer to determine whether you need to contact a doctor or not. Use our Online tool to help you.

 

Measures for visitors

  • No visits allowed (included the morgue).
  • Excepted for:
    • Medical consultations: patients with mobility issues: max 1 companion allowed
    • Medical consultations: underage patients: max 1 supervisor allowed
    • Pediatric and neonatologie units, and maternity: max 1 adult per patient per day
    • Relatives (max 2) of patients in critical conditions or end-of-life
       
  • How pick-up a patient who was hospitalised and got discharged?
    Maximum 1 companion is allowed to come to the unit and pick-up the patient.

    Delivery and pick-up of packages for hospitalised patients
    What to do when visits are not allowed? How to manage the laundry of a patient if visits are not allowed? Can I come and give a cellphone, a gift or something else? We have put a delivery/pick-up service in place so that you can keep in touch no matter what.

    Site Botanique:  
    Delivery between 10.00 and 18.00 at the main entrance
    Delivery in the services: between 12.00 and 13.00 and between 16.00 and 17.00
    Packages brought in before 15.00 will be delivered on the same day

    Site Méridien:
    Delivery between 10.00 and 18.00 at the main entrance
    Delivery in the services: between 15.00 and 16.00
    Packages brought in before 15.00 will be delivered on the same day

    Site Leopold I:
    Delivery between 14.00 and 16.30 at the reception desk
    There is a separated room for the laundry with one cart to pick-up dirty clothes and another one to drop clean clothes.

    Packages will only be accepted if they are sealed and clearly identified (name of the patient and service).
    The reception team reserves the right to refuse some packages and Clinic Saint-Jean does not take responsibility in case of loss of packages.

 

Protect yourself - follow the measures carefully !

We advise you to take the following measures as additional protection against the contamination of coronavirus or other infectious diseases like the flue. Those measures are effective to limit the spread of viruses in your surrounding and/or around patients.

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with hands which were not washed
  • Wash your hands regularly and thoroughly with water and soap
  • Cough and sneezing? Adapt your hygiene
    • Cough/sneeze preferably in a paper tissue and throw it away right after
    • Cough/sneeze in your arm, not in your hands, if you do not have a paper tissue
    • Always wash your hands after you cough or sneeze. Use water and soap if your hands are dirty
    • Keep a security distance of 1m5 with others
    • Wear a mask if you can not keep your distance with others
  • Always use paper tissues that you throw right after use in a dustbin which can be closed
  • Follow hygiene advice for patients who have symptoms of coronavirus and who need to remain isolated at home

 

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Hold on in these doubtful days: our CEO's blog

"We are facing challenging times: people, care, our team. As CEO of Clinic Saint-Jean in Brussels, but most of all as a human being, I share my story with you. Because my story is our story. To hold on tight in those doubtful days and to appreciate all those who care. I, with all my heart, invite you to read me, day after day." (Hadewig De Corte)

To the blog: http://hadewig.be/

 

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