Please note that the emergency department at Fishermen's Memorial Hospital will be closed from 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 20 through 7:30 a.m. on Monday, May 21 due to the unavailability of staff to cover shifts.
Please note that the emergency department at Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital’s collaborative emergency centre (CEC) will be closed from 5 p.m. through 8 p.m. on Friday, May 18 due to a lack of physician coverage.
An event to showcase how the arts can be used to enhance patient care and well-being will be held later this month. The Art of Medicine takes place Monday, May 28 at the New Dawn Center for Social Innovation in Sydney. It runs from 7-9 p.m. and is organized by the Cape Breton Cancer Centre.
Visitor restrictions are being lifted on the Maternal Child units at Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney. These restrictions were in place on the Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU), Obstetrics (including Labour/Delivery), the Mother/Baby and Pediatric Units at the Regional Hospital due to cases of general respiratory illnesses among patients.