Surgeries Back on Schedule at Rex Hospital
Posted January 9, 2000 6:00 a.m. EST
RALEIGH — Raleigh's second largest hospital is scheduling elective surgeries again.
Rex Hospitalcancelled elective surgeriesover the weekend, after a request from four high-ranking doctors.
The doctors cited a flood of flu cases and a nursing shortage.
Rex spokesperson Brooke Stickney says 100 surgeries were scheduled for Monday, most of them elective. She says doctors performed 14 unscheduled surgeries over the weekend.