KHMH overwhelmed by emergencies, briefly suspends elective admissions

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Thursday, August 06, 2015. BMG: The K.H.M.H, Belize’s national referral hospital, announced Wednesday the suspension of elective admissions to the general surgical ward and day cases.Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital

According to a press release, this is because of an overwhelming amount of emergency cases from the entire country and also due to a shortage of beds at the hospital.

It was decided by K.H.M.H’s Board of Governors to make the changes in order to care for patients who have already been admitted and requiring surgery.

The release states that full services are expected to resume on August 10.

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