Surgeons fear ARI is reaching ‘critical point’
Surgeons have taken the “exceptional” step of writing to NHS Grampian’s board chairman to raise concerns at plans to cut the number of beds at the north-east’s flagship hospital.
Consultants fear the shake-up could mean they would be unable to carry out complex operations for cancer and heart problems and only provide an emergency service at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary (ARI).
In a letter to board chairman Bill Howatson seen by the Press and Journal, doctors have claimed ARI is already at a “critical point”.
For the full story, pick up a copy of today’s Press and Journal or read our digital edition now.