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Operations face cancellation as Covid numbers in hospital rise

MLA warns of ‘bleak winter’ as she seeks more support for patients whose surgery is shelved

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Paula Bradshaw. Credit: Freddie Parkinson

Paula Bradshaw. Credit: Freddie Parkinson

Paula Bradshaw. Credit: Freddie Parkinson

Health bosses are preparing to cancel a raft of operations as the pressure mounts on our fragile health service.

A senior source said they expect the cancellations to happen “imminently” as the number of Covid patients being admitted to hospital continues to rise.


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