Port Moresby General Hospital has suspended all clinical examinations indefinitely in the hospital with immediate effect due to the spike in COVID-19 clinical cases.
PMGH’s Chief Executive Officer Dr. Paki Molumi said apart from the increased number of cases the hospital is treating, the suspension of examinations will ease the unprecedented exertion of pressure on the already limited capacity the hospital can cater for.
Dr. Molumi said this is also further in line with the hospitals circular earlier this month on the scale down of services at the Port Moresby General Hospital.
“All undergraduate and Post Graduate Clinical Examinations are now suspended indefinitely with immediate effect,” said Dr. Molumi.
He said it is therefore important that all available resources, in particular clinicians, nurses and support staff be deployed in efforts to combat and mitigate the effects of COVID-19 in the hospital.
“I urge full cooperation from everyone and for all to adhere to this instruction as we navigate through this extremely difficult situation.”