By mid-December, most high school students are looking forward to Christmas break. But at Digby General Hospital an enthusiastic group of students were looking forward to learning about health care careers.
Some programs and services within Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) will begin relocating to a new building this week. Starting Friday, Jan. 24 and continuing over the next few weeks, programs and services at 235 Townsend Street in Sydney will relocate to a new building at 795 Alexandra Street, Sydney (Prime Brook site). These programs and services include Child and Adolescent Mental Health & Addiction Services, Public Health, Accounts Receivable Service Centre, Payroll, Facilities Management & Support and Primary Health Care’s administrative offices.
“I love this program. The potential of it is huge.” Registered nurse Maria Forbes gets excited when she talks about the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) and what it means for patients.
Installation work on a project to add a fire sprinkler system to the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital resumes next week. Work on the next section of the main floor will begin on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. That area includes the emergency department, diagnostic imaging, lab, ambulatory care, ultrasound and EKG. This work is expected to take eight to 10 weeks.