Medical docs on the College Faculty Hospital (UCH) Ibadan have suspended all surgical operations within the hospital until additional discover, DAILY POST stories.
Our correspondent reliably gathered that the rationale for the suspension of the surgical operations is as a result of ongoing water shortage that’s being skilled within the hospital.
DAILY POST gathered on Wednesday that the educating hospital has been experiencing water shortage in the previous few days.
Investigation by DAILY POST correspondent in Ibadan revealed that a whole lot of sufferers who’re presently on admission and their family have been experiencing arduous time as a consequence of non-supply of water within the hospital.
A number of the sufferers who’re presently on admission within the hospital stated that sufferers purchase baggage of satchel water to tub and flush the bogs within the hospital.
A relative of one of many sufferers within the hospital informed DAILY POST on Wednesday that docs within the hospital informed his member of the family that they’ve suspended surgical operations within the hospital because of shortage of water.
He stated, “Somebody who has been on admission at UCH for days simply known as me now that there has not been water provide to UCH for 4 days now.
“Sufferers purchase baggage of satchel water to tub and flush bathroom. He’s on admission for surgical procedure and due to the water state of affairs, docs informed him no surgical procedure for now.”
One of many sufferers within the hospital informed DAILY POST on Wednesday that he was admitted on Tuesday however there isn’t a water to flush.
He stated, “I used to be admitted to the haematology day care unit in UCH yesterday. There was no water to even flush the bathroom.”
Public Relations Officer of the hospital, Toye Akinrinlola when contacted informed DAILY POST that the water shortage was attributable to ongoing renovation within the hospital.
He added that the renovation is to be accomplished within the subsequent three weeks.
“If you visited UCH what did you noticed? You’ll observe that there’s a huge renovation ongoing. We’re changing the sewage system, that’s the reason now we have to close down some services.
“When such renovation is ongoing, now we have to close down 5 blocks. We don’t admit sufferers besides some few essential circumstances.
“The renovation is to be accomplished in three weeks. The problem of water shortage that got here up this morning may be very unusual to me. We have now shut down our water plant and we can not deliver water from outdoors as a result of now we have our personal water remedy plant. The most effective is for our sufferers to be affected person with us.”
DAILY POST remembers that the suspension of surgical operations in UCH occasioned by water shortage is coming few hours after President Muhamadu Buhari left Nigeria for medical checkup in London.
Buhari had on Tuesday left the nation for London regardless of hugh sum of money budgeted for the State Home clinic and different well being services within the nation
BREAKING: Medical doctors droop surgical procedures at UCH as water shortage hits facility