Jersey hospital cancels 13 non-urgent operations

A number of operations had to be cancelled at Jersey General Hospital due to a large number of patients needing intensive care beds.

There were 13 non-urgent operations cancelled on Monday, the hospital said.

The Jersey health service said it needed to make sure anaesthetists who provide intensive care support were available.

It said they were rescheduling all the operations and no other appointments were affected.

The hospital said one person was moved to the UK at the weekend for treatment at an intensive care unit.

It added operations were back to normal on Tuesday.

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites