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NHSGGC Update from Medical Director Dr Jennifer Armstrong

December 01, 2013 10:17 AM

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A further two patients have now been discharged and we currently have 12 patients remaining in our hospitals.

Of these 12 patients, one patient is receiving treatment at the National Queen Elizabeth Spinal Injuries Unit at the Southern General Hospital.

The patients affected are being treated for a range of serious injuries including; bone fractures, spinal injuries, lacerations, chest injuries and head injuries.

Once again, I would like to acknowledge the tremendous reaction and response from our staff in responding to this incident. Our staff train rigorously for such events and these skills were required to be put into place following this tragic event. The spirit of response from of all of our staff shone through with hundreds calling in from home or turning up at our hospitals to volunteer assistance.

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