BCI appreciates that you may have concerns about attending our clinics in regard to COVID-19. Please rest assured that our clinics are still operational and taking bookings.
We are taking necessary steps to protect you and our staff from COVID-19 transmission. NO VISITORS can accompany you into the hospital. NSW Health has temporarily restricted visitors to all healthcare facilities due to increasing transmission rates of the Omicron variant.
Please note if you have a face-to-face appointment at the BCI clinic, it is preferable for you to have a COVID-19 PCR test done within 72 hours prior to your appointment however if you are unable to do PCR testing, the BCI clinic staff will still attend the consult by wearing full PPE.
If you are unwell with fever, cough, or flu symptoms, please do not attend the clinic. If you cannot attend your appointment please call 88908888 between 8.30am -5pm to reschedule your appointment.
For all appointments; if you have a household contact who is positive in the last 7 days you cannot attend clinic even if you don’t have symptoms, or if a test is negative, as you should be isolating as per NSW Health directives.
At the time of your booking, our BCI Admin team will go through some screening questions and you will be advised to bring along your COVID-19 PCR negative test result if possible, for your face-to-face appointment.
Imaging clinic / Wound clinic appointment
Imaging clinic patients, it is preferable for you to have a COVID-19 PCR test done within 72 hours prior to your appointment however if you are unable to do PCR testing when you arrive at the clinic you will be redirected to do Rapid Antigen Test by health staff. If your RAT test result comes positive, then you will be asked to go home and isolate yourself as per NSW Health policy. BCI staffs will reschedule your appointment. If you don’t receive a call from BCI staff within 3 days, please ring 88905664 to reschedule your appointment.
Appointments for Breast Screening
Invitations to clients for their screening mammogram is continuing. We encourage you to book your appointment.
Please refer to the BreastScreen NSW website for more information and regular updates.
Please consult your GP without delay should you notice an unusual breast change or have any concerns about your breast health.
When you attend a hospital site for your mammogram you will be asked to do a Rapid Antigen Test by health staff. If the test result is positive, then you will be asked to go home and isolate as per NSW Health policy. BCI staff will reschedule your appointment.
Please call 13 20 50 should you wish to discuss anything further.