Scarborough Hospital suspends a few services due to COVID restrictions

Scarborough Hospital suspends a few services due to COVID restrictions

Due to the recent COVID-19 restrictions, the following changes will be made to services delivered at the Scarborough General Hospital, effective today Tuesday 11th May 2021:

Department of Medicine

  • Subspecialty clinics including Dermatology, Haematology, Neurology will be cancelled.
  • Medical outpatient clinic will be reduced.
  • Warfarin Clinic on Monday 17th May, 2021 will be cancelled. Patients having issues can collect prescription scripts at the hospital (clinic area).
  • Oncology, Cardiology and Nephrology clinics will continue.

Department of Surgery

  • General Surgery and Orthopaedic clinics will be reduced.
  • Elective surgeries will be cancelled.

Department of Paediatrics

  • Paediatric outpatient clinic will be reduced.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

  • Gynaecology clinic patients (patients who are not pregnant) will be rescheduled.
  • Routine ward reviews for Gynaecology patients (patients who are not pregnant) will be suspended.
  • Antenatal clinics and ward review for pregnant patients will continue.

Department of Anaesthesia

  • Elective lists will be reduced to urgent cases ONLY, such as, cancer cases, orthopaedic traumas and caesarean sections.
  • Visits to ICU patients will be reduced to one named next of kin, once daily. Doctors will provide family members with necessary updates frequently.
  • Pre-op assessment clinics will be reduced to urgent cases ONLY.

Department of Ophthalmology

  • All non-acute and non-urgent cases in the department will be rescheduled.
  • Urgent cases will be seen.

Departments of Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy and Dietetics

  • Outpatient clinic services will be reduced.

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