It is with disappointment for our patients that we received a notification from the Department of Health that elective surgery will be reduced in Melbourne. As Geelong is being asked to take Melbourne COVID patients we will likely be included. Sadly our Geelong ICU is filling up already with Melbourne COVID patients despite our relatively small local numbers.
We apologise for what is likely to be a difficult time and a delay for your elective surgery. We will endevour to keep you informed as we receive updated directives.
We encourage everyone to observe restrictions, wear a mask and get vaccinated as soon as possible.