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Health at the heart of 2016 Budget

YEAR after year Health and Social Services has been the beating heart of States budgets and accounts. For much of this decade it has been attacked and criticised for being unable to meet its savings targets and regularly busting its budget.

Stand-in wards to cost £4m.

Richard Evans, HSSD,

UP TO £4m. could be spent on two temporary wards if HSSD gets States approval for a major redevelopment of the hospital, the department’s corporate services director has said.

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.

'Let down' by health service

Helen Weldon’s ‘urgent’ operation was cancelled the day before and she has had to rearrange it herself. (Picture by Adrian Miller, 1326145)

A WOMAN whose ‘urgent’ operation was cancelled with just a day’s notice feels let down by the health service.

A&E treatment is 'a lottery'

PEH, Princess Elizabeth Hospital, Accident and Emergency, A&E

PATIENTS attending Accident and Emergency face a lottery as to what type of care they receive, one States member believes.