Do you wish to visit one of our inpatients? Please find below all the information you need to know about visits to the Clinique Bois-Cerf.

Visits restriction

Visitors over the age of 16 must present a COVID-19 certificate and identification at the clinic reception desk, in accordance with the State Council Order of August 25, 2021.

In order to protect the health of our patients, wearing a mask in the clinic remains mandatory, even for those who have been vaccinated. Masks are available at all reception points in the clinic.

A maximum of two people per patient per day are allowed to visit, subject to a valid Covid-19 certificate.

This arrangement does not apply to emergency services and may be adapted by the Clinical Services Manager in exceptional situations.

Persons with even mild symptoms are not permitted to visit patients.

Visiting patients with Covid-19 is not permitted.

The clinic recommends vaccination to limit the spread of COVID-19 disease.

Beginning Monday, September 13, persons over the age of 16 who attend the Active + Center will be required to present a COVID-19 certificate and identification at the Center's front desk, in accordance with the Federal Council's decision of September 8, 2021.

Beginning Monday, September 13, persons over the age of 16 will be required to present a COVID-19 certificate and identification at the restaurant entrance, in accordance with the Federal Council decision of September 8, 2021.

The restaurant is open every day from 09:00 to 19:30. Access to the terrace remains free for the moment.

Visiting timesIt is possible to visit most patients every day between 09:00 and 21:30. Outside these times, only close family may visit patients. For security reasons, you must check in at reception. If you have any questions, please ask at reception.
Located on the ground floor of the hospital, our bar is open from 07:30 to 19:00 Monday to Friday and 09:00 to 17:00 on Saturday, Sundays and holidays. It offers a full range of food options and a wide choice of drinks, as well as magazines, newspapers and gifts. It has a wifi connection, which you can also find throughout the hospital.


  • Visitors are welcome at mealtimes. They may eat with patients in their room (midday and evening) or in the bar (midday only). 
  • For patients with private insurance, meals are offered free of charge for two visitors. For patients with semi-private insurance, a meal is offered for one visitor. 
  • If you wish to have a meal, please ask the hospitality staff the night before. If you would like to have a meal in a two-bed room, please check with the nursing staff first.
  • Our chef, Carlo Crisci, offers a different seasonal menu every day. 
Garden and terrasseYou can enjoy a walk in the hospital garden at any time. The terrace is open during the warmer months.
ParkingThere is only limited parking in front of the Clinique Bois-Cerf. We recommend using the public car parks and parking areas available around the hospital (blue zones and the Hotel Royal Savoy car park).
Please note
  • Visits to outpatients and patients in continuing care are not permitted.
  • For reasons of hygiene, only cut flowers are allowed.
  • Visits to the recovery room are not allowed.
  • If you wish to visit a patient in the continuing care unit, please ask at reception. Only close relatives, with the exception of young children, are permitted in this unit.
Clinique Bois-Cerf
Avenue d'Ouchy 31
1006 Lausanne
+ 41 21 619 68 25