All outpatient services at hospitals suspended
All outpatient clinics including physiotherapy at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital (MCMH) and the Modern Medical and Diagnostic Centre (MMDC) are suspended until further notice.
This is according to a press release from the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment, which noted that several adjustments have been made to outpatient services offered by local hospital services.
These adjustments will be implemented effective on Monday, April 6.
“Patients are asked to return to their primary physicians for review and information regarding their care,” the release said. “Arrangements will be made with primary physicians and the appropriate clinical teams of Hospital Services for persons requiring urgent care.”
The release also noted that all elective surgeries have been suspended.
And patients with scheduled dates for surgical procedures at MCMH or MMDC are also advised to return to their primary physician for instructions and information regarding their care.
“All are asked to kindly take note of these new and urgent adjustments,” it said.