The Dryden Regional Health Centre is starting to look at rescheduling procedures that have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 crisis, on a phase-in basis.
Staff say they understand how difficult it was to postpone non-urgent surgeries and elective procedures in March, bur it was a necessary decision based on direction from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
The DRHC says Northern Ontario hospitals will be coordinating their efforts to reintroduce clinical activities, while keeping a possible surge of COVID-19 patients and the supply of personal protective equipment in mind.
Staff say a confirmed date on when rescheduled surgeries and procedures will begin will be confirmed and finalized by a group of Northern Ontario healthcare peers later this month.
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