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Hospital formulating guidelines

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital is in the process of formulating ethical guidelines for the use of ventilators.

That’s according to Executive Chairman, Juliette Bynoe-Sutherland.

Executive Chairman, Juliette Bynoe-Sutherland

Ms. Bynoe-Sutherland says all patients having surgery will be pre-screened for COVID-19 and this actually back-dates to two weeks ago.

Director of Medical Services, Dr. Clyde Cave, says this not only protects others in the hospital, but the patients as well. 

Director of Medical Services, Dr. Clyde Cave

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