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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.  

‘Power’ issue poses bigger question

AT ABOUT the time a requete was published seeking to remove the authority the States chief executive has over his chief officers, a note was delivered to this office warning that there is a power battle going on between the executive leadership team and the Assembly.

Minister slams 'negative' report

CRITICISM that a report highlighting health and social inequality was depressing and lacked credible evidence saw tempers flare during yesterday’s States debate.