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Some Surgeries and Procedures at Pasqua Hospital Can Proceed on Wednesday
Surgery and procedure scheduling is in the process of returning to normal following a ventilation equipment failure Monday that resulted in the postponement of all surgeries and some procedures at Pasqua Hospital on Tuesday.
- Elective surgeries scheduled for Wednesday have been postponed, but elective surgeries are expected to resume on Thursday as usual. All affected patients have been notified.
- Emergency surgeries and a few select specialized surgeries that require Pasqua Hospital operating room equipment will proceed.
- There is no further impact on outpatient procedures from this issue, and all scheduled procedures can proceed beginning Wednesday morning.
“We again extend our sincere apologies to our patients for this disruption. Patients are already being contacted to reschedule their surgeries and procedures,” Garratt said.In total, 60 surgeries and 25 procedures were postponed as a result of this issue. The surgeries and procedures were all elective, and involved orthopedics, urology, ophthalmology, plastic surgery and general surgery patients. No emergency surgery cases arose at Pasqua Hospital that required transfer to the Regina General Hospital.
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