Suspension of some non-urgent surgery and outpatient appointments

Bradford Teaching Hospitals has suspended some non-urgent surgery and outpatient appointments for two weeks from 20 th October, following a rise in the number of seriously unwell COVID-19 patients.

Over the last few days, Bradford Royal Infirmary (BRI) has seen admissions rise to around 100 COVID patients, with up to 30 patients requiring oxygen support via non-invasive ventilation (CPAP). This is the single highest figure of patients on CPAP of any hospital in the Yorkshire and North East region.

The hospital also has an increased number of patients in intensive care on mechanical ventilation.

For further information please see go to the link www.bradfordhospitals.nhs.uk/news/.