Resume shedule for hospital apts which have been cancelled.

Out patient appointments which were cancelled at very short notice after 23rd March 2020 should be rescheduled starting no later than the end of May unless the number of Covid 19 infections and deaths increase significantly. The staff working in these areas should be tested for infection or antibodies and should not be working or in contact with workers in the Covid 19 inpatient areas to minimise cross infection.

Why the contribution is important

Inpatient apts are for diagnosis or follow up of patients. Putting these on indefinite hold means that either conditions are not diagnosed or patients cannot resume normal activities following treatment. For example, vision tests following strokes, which must take place in order that the person can resume driving.

by maureensimpson on May 10, 2020 at 03:05PM

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  • Posted by AMMAC May 11, 2020 at 00:21

    According to my doctor son, his hospital is running at less than 50% capacity and the non emergency staff have remarkably little to do while worrying about the people who should be there and the backlog of cases building up which will need to be dealt with eventually.
  • Posted by saballantyne May 11, 2020 at 09:02

    Having been diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011 my yearly mammogram and clinic consultation is essential for my well being and I’m hoping that screening will be introduced fairly quickly
    My tumour could not be felt but I actually had seven and more forming
    Without the screening that year I would not be here
    This is truly worrisome times about our health issues
    They haven’t gone away
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