- Three surgical clinics at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital to be closed down from February 8
- Closure will not affect emergency cases
- The affected clinics are the Urology Clinic, General Surgery Clinic and Neurosurgery Clinic
Authorities at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital are announcing the closure of three surgical clinics at the hospital following renovation works there effective Monday, February 8th.
A statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of the hospital, Mustapha Salifu has revealed that the closure or suspension of the surgery wards would never affect emergency cases especially as the Urology Clinic, General Surgery Clinic and Neurosurgery Clinic embarks under the renovation.
This is to allow for work to be completed in some of our theaters and recovery wards at the Department of Surgery that are being rehabilitated and re-equipped to improve the quality of care. It is hoped that all stakeholders will work together to speedily complete all outstanding works to enable us resume normal operations, he revealed.
The development at the Korle-bu Teaching hospital is thus expected to see all non-emergency cases to other hospitals within the metropolis. In the meantime, the suspension of services is expected to affect health care delivery a Korle-Bu Teaching hospital as concerns are being raised over the duration period of surgical clinics.