Anaesthetists call for cautious return to elective surgery

Easing of restrictions on must be done 'safely' with adequate supplies of PPE for staff, insists ASA president Dr Suzi Nou
Australian Associated Press
ASA president Dr Suzi Nou.

Anaesthetists say easing elective surgery measures must be done with caution, including patients possibly undertaking quarantine before procedures.

All category three and most category two surgeries were suspended from last month to help hospitals deal with coronavirus cases.