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QEH Resumes Out-Patients’ Clinics

The public is kindly asked to note that following the passage of Tropical Storm Dorian, all Out-Patients’ Clinics at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital will resume operations on Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Patients with appointments scheduled for Monday, August 26 and Tuesday, August 27, who were affected by the closure will be contacted by the Medical Records Department to facilitate the rescheduling of their appointments.

Antenatal patients are reminded that those who are due within the next four weeks or are high risk who were unable to attend Monday’s Dr. Chatrani and Dr. Welch Out-Patients’ Clinics due to the closure, will be accommodated on Thursday, August 29, in the Dr. Best and Dr. McIntyre Out-Patients’ Clinics. Patients in the Dr. Lafond and Dr. Robinson Out-Patients’ Clinics who are due within the next four weeks or are high risk, with appointments scheduled for Tuesday, August 29, will be accommodated on Friday, August 30, in the Dr. Chase Out-Patients’ Clinic. All other antenatal patients affected by the closure of the Antenatal Out-Patients’ Clinic will be seen the following week on their respective appointment days. Patients booked for gynaecological appointments who have been affected by the closure, will be contacted by the Medical Records Department to facilitate the rescheduling of their appointments. The Labour Ward continues its normal operations.

Patients scheduled to attend the Cardiovascular Out-Patients’ Clinic led by Dr. Stephen Moe are reminded that the time and location of this clinic have changed from 1:00 P.M. in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s (QEH) Main Out-Patients’ Department, to 8:30 A.M. in the hospital’s Cardiac Unit on this (Thursday, August 29) and every other Thursday. All patients who attend this clinic are asked to note the changes to the start time and location; and make any necessary arrangements.

In addition to the resumption of the Out-Patients Clinics, effective Wednesday, August 28, all elective surgical procedures will recommence, whilst urgent and emergency surgical procedures will continue to be facilitated. The Queen Elizabeth Hospital pharmacy has also resumed normal operations. Persons on medication are reminded that during the hurricane season, it is recommended that at minimum a seven day supply of all medications in use should be maintained.

The Board of Management of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital regrets any inconvenience caused by the disruptions to the hospital’s services, and looks forward to your continued support, and cooperation as we continue to strive towards “Getting Better Together”.

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