The children included in this study were aged between 18 months and eleven years old, and attended the early sessions for elective surgery in the Day Surgery
It found One in every ten day sur-gery units cancelled more than a third of available operating theatre sessions; n many patients also had operations cancelled at short notice; n overall staff numbers in day surgery
units were rising faster than their activity n in 40 per cent of day surgery
units, there was no single consultant in charge which the report said may be hampering the more efficient use of resources.
There are many benefits to be deprived from day surgery
, not least for the patients.
We are excited to align ourselves with a technology leader that has such strong relationships in the same day surgery
Tender of ceiling pendants, OP lamps and monitor mounts including assembly and installation for Day Surgery
Department and the Emergency Department, the new University Hospital, Aarhus (DNU).
The spokesman said: "The day surgery
unit at University Hospital in Coventry was temporarily closed as a precautionary measure on Friday November 14 after a rat was seen in a corridor near the unit at 7am before any surgery had taken place.
The day surgery
unit at HRI has four patient assessment rooms, three operating theatres, recovery area and patient waiting lounges.
Two independent reports into the future of the hospital and day surgery
unit were carried out.
Consultancy firm Tribal began examining the work of a Day Surgery
Unit at Shotley Bridge, Consett, County Durham, four months ago to see whether it could be cost-effective.
In Swansea, a new pounds 4m day surgery
unit is now carrying out procedures such as cataract removal, orthopaedic keyhole surgery and minor plastic surgery on a day case basis.
The British Association of Day Surgery
(BADS) said some units had been charging patients for the drugs they need to take after surgery for some time.
The new day surgery
unit at the Princess of Wales Hospital is due to open after Christmas and will have the capacity to deal with twice the number of cataract and urology operations.