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Front-page Health story was misleading

THE Health and Social Services Department wishes to correct statements made in relation to the evaluation and recommended next steps for the bowel cancer screening programme on pages one and two of the Guernsey Press on Monday 27 January.

Left in limbo after operation cancelled

Christine Koshy, who has been waiting for four months for an operation on her shoulder, was told it has been cancelled because the hospital has no beds. (Picture by Adrian Miller, 1337996)

A GRANDMOTHER who has been in agony for four years with a shoulder problem was left distraught yesterday after her operation was cancelled with less than 24 hours' notice.

HSSD denies MoH misled deputies over A&E safety

HEALTH and Social Services has categorically denied that its chief medical officer misled deputies when he told them that the authors of a critical report were prepared to change its wording.

SAP 'puts patients at risk'

PATIENT safety is being threatened by the States-wide chaos that has been caused by its new computer system, Health and Social Services has revealed.