Surgeries cancellation at Canberra Hospital denied

workexpboy 2 December 2011

The ACT Health Directorate is denying cancelling surgery at Canberra Hospital.

The Canberra Times is reporting that a leaked e-mail which was reportedly sent to hospital anaesthetists, told staff of the cancelled surgeries.

The email said, ”The anaesthetic dept has just recently been advised that Monday AM SAPU [Surgical Assessment and Planning Unit] and lists, Tuesday AM SAPU lists, Wednesday AM SAPU lists, Thursday AM Williams lists, Thursday PM SAPU lists, Friday week 1 AM Urology, Friday weeks 2-4 SAPU lists and Friday weeks 3-4 non elective lists will not be covered by anaesthetic or nursing staff.

A Health spokesperson denied the claims.

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