Carolyn Desjardins works every day with people who are waiting for a kidney transplant. As an LPN in the dialysis unit at All Saints Springhill Hospital, she has come to appreciate the importance of organ and tissue donation and understands how agonizing the wait can be.
Visitor restrictions are in place on 2 East & West, an active care unit at Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital in Inverness. The restrictions are in place to help limit the spread of a gastrointestinal illness among patients on the unit.
There’s only a week left to register for a free program for cancer survivors in Cape Breton who finished treatment and are adjusting to life after cancer care. Cancer Transitions: Moving Beyond Treatment is a seven-week support program for people who have completed cancer treatment.