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.
Every donation is put to good use at The Daisy.
For all those thrifty shoppers out there, The Daisy, operated by South Shore Regional Hospital Auxiliary, sells gently-used clothing, jewelry, books and small household items, such as dishes and lamps, at great prices. Proceeds from The Daisy, which totalled $315,000 in 2017 alone, support the hospital and other health initiatives in the community.