The old saying goes that there are three sides to every story. An upcoming education session on organ and tissue donation puts a new spin on that saying. “Three Stories: The Organ Donor, the Transplant Recipient and the Call that Never Came” will be explored during the education session on Dec. 2 from 11:30 a.m.-1p.m. in Room 3612 on Level 3 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital.
Recently, you may have heard about issues with a device commonly used in open heart surgeries in Canada, the US and Europe. This device, which is used to heat and cool blood during surgery, has been linked to a rare infection caused by a type of bacteria called Mycobacterium Chimaera.
The staff, residents and families from Harbourview Hospital in Sydney Mines are proud today to be celebrating the one year anniversary of the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement’s E-Collaborative Better Together initiative.