Outpatients Appointments Back To Normal Tomorrow
Peterborough: City Hospital Bed Shortage
Peterborough City Hospital has cancelled around 50 operations in the last 3 days due to a severe shortage of beds.
On Monday (11th March) the hospital declared an 'internal major incident' for the second time this month, saying there has been a higher-than-usual level of severe illness in the community.
Today (Wednesday 13th March) Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust spokeswoman told Heart:
"We have an improved situation at Peterborough City Hospital. The Hospital remains very busy, but we have been able to discharge some patients, freeing up sufficient beds for today's patients."
"Patients who have their appointments or surgery, who have not been contacted by the Trust, should attend as normal."
"We always ask people to consider whether their illness or ailment is really urgent, and to contact their GP, the Walk-In Centre, or Out Of Hours GP service before they seek treatment from the Emergency Department at Peterborough City Hospital."
"We continue to work with colleagues from across the health system to closely monitor the situation."
Have you been affected by this story? Have you had an operation postponed because of the shortage of beds? If so, we would like to hear from you, contact the news team: email@example.com or 01223 623830.
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