Visitor restrictions are lifted on Unit 5E, an acute care medical unit at Northside General Hospital in North Sydney. The restrictions were put in place in March to help limit the spread of respiratory illness among patients on the 15-bed unit.
Visitor restrictions have been lifted on the medical surgery unit at South Shore Regional Hospital. The restrictions were put in place late last week to help limit the spread of a gastrointestinal illness among patients on the unit.
A special delivery, in the form of a new MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) unit, arrives at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital on Saturday, Mar. 24. The delivery involves taking the old unit out and bringing the new machine into the hospital through the main entrance.
Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone: Halifax area and West Hants) is continuing with its Diversity Bursary program as a step to creating a more diverse workforce that better represents the communities we serve. Applications are now open for the 2018 diversity bursaries.