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Update on suspension of bowel surgery at Noble’s Hospital

Update on suspension of bowel surgery at Noble’s Hospital

| December 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Following the suspension of colorectal (bowel) surgery at Noble’s Hospital last month, the Department of Health can advise that an independent review has now been carried out by a team from North East England. Colorectal surgery was suspended after a series of complications occurred over a two month period – but all were complex rather […]

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Temporary suspension of elective colorectal surgery at Noble’s Hospital

Temporary suspension of elective colorectal surgery at Noble’s Hospital

| November 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Department of Health will temporarily suspend performing elective colorectal surgery at Noble’s Hospital from today. The decision to suspend surgery has been taken as a consequence of a recent recognition of a higher than expected complication rate in patients undergoing colorectal surgery. Medical Director, Mr Stephen Upsdell, said: “The decision to suspend a service […]

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