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Dr. Lynda Williams, Public Relations Officer, Barbados Association of Medical Practitioners.
Emergencies only
With the announcement that effective immediately, only emergency cases at the island’s sole acute health care institution will be dealt with, doctors within the Barbados Association of Medical Practitioners (BAMP) and the Junior Doctors’ Association (JDA) have ended their silence about the crisis situation at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH).

Speaking to the media yesterday morning, just after the emergency meeting which was called in the QEH’s auditorium, BAMP’s Public Relations Officer Dr. Lynda Williams stated, “Our great concern for patient safety has led us to take a decision that weighs heavily upon us, because we understand the seriousness of its nature. From today [yesterday], BAMP and the JDA have instructed our members to deal with only emergency cases. The current shortages have reached a critical level and we can only use the limited supplies for the treatment of the mo...

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