PMH TEMPORARILY CANCELS NON-EMERGENCY SERVICES AFTER CPSA ACTION

27 November

Press Release

For Immediate Release

(Tuesday, November 27th, 2018)

PMH TEMPORARILY CANCELS NON-EMERGENCY SERVICES AFTER CPSA ACTION

 

The Public is advised that as a result of the withdrawal of services by the Consultant Physicians Staff Association (CPSA) on Tuesday 27th November 2018 the Princess Margaret Hospital activated its Emergency Operations Centre.

The public is further advised that services at all Out-Patient Specialty Clinics inclusive of Medical, Surgical, Dental, ENT (Ear Nose & Throat), Eye Clinic and Family Medicine Clinics have been reduced until further notice. Persons holding appointments for clinics are asked to contact the respective clinics to reschedule appointments.

Elective Surgeries have been cancelled until further notice, only Emergency cases will be performed at this time. All Dialysis and Chemotherapy Treatments will continue to be carried out as usual.

The public is reminded that ONLY EMERGENCY cases should present to the PMH Accident and Emergency Department for care. For more information on your Emergency please contact the A&E Hotline at 326 7014.

Management apologizes for any inconvenience caused and will continue to keep the public informed as regards the full resumption of services.

 

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