It’s time for a revitalized health system in Cape Breton. There is an opportunity to provide quality services in our communities and facilities today, and for future generations. This is connected care.
Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to engaging Nova Scotians in establishing priorities and making decisions that matter to them and affect them. Guided by this commitment, NSHA is recruiting five new members for its 12-member Patient Family and Public Advisory Council.
Access to the parking lot and ambulance entrance at Victoria County Memorial Hospital (VCMH) in Baddeck will be limited on Thursday, June 14 to allow for the arrival and installation of a new chiller unit for the hospital. Work is expected to start around 5:30 a.m. and wrap up around 9:30 a.m. While work is underway, parking will be limited on site. People are asked to park offsite or arrange for drop-off and pick-up. They are also asked to use caution on roadways near the hospital or as they enter and exit the building.
The 21st annual Clinical Day in Cardiology is scheduled to take place on Friday, June 8 at the Royal Bank Lecture Theatre at Cape Breton University in Sydney. Experts from across the province and the country will present the latest information in the diagnosis and management of cardiovascular disease at the event.
The MRI installation schedule at Cape Breton Regional Hospital has been extended following an unexpected issue when transitioning the new magnet to its permanent installation. This means that the current machine must be removed and replaced with a new unit. The new replacement unit is scheduled to be delivered this Saturday, June 9.