The MRI installation schedule at Cape Breton Regional Hospital has been extended following an unexpected issue when transitioning the new magnet to its permanent installation. This means that the current machine must be removed and replaced with a new unit. The new replacement unit is scheduled to be delivered this Saturday, June 9.
Soccer player Eduardo Sanchez will be able to keep his eyes on the ball after stopping by the Eye Care Centre at the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax earlier this month. The 25-year-old Dartmouth resident popped by the ophthalmology department at the Victoria General site May 12 to take part in Opening Eyes, an international program that provides free eye assessments, prescription eyewear, sunglasses and sports goggles to Special Olympics participants.
The installation schedule for the new MRI at Cape Breton Regional Hospital has been extended. It is now estimated that the install project will finish near the end of June, with full service planned for later in July. It was earlier estimated that the work would be completed by late spring.
The last thing a person wants to do when dealing with critical illness is to get up and about, but new evidence suggests that this small intervention saves lives. Nova Scotia Health Authority’s Intensive Care Units at the QEII have been keeping critical care patients moving since 2014, when they began an early mobilization program pilot.
One of the key indicators of where a physician will choose to practise is where they train. This is why, in Nova Scotia, a province like many others in Canada experiencing a need for doctors, programs like the Dalhousie Medical School’s Rural Medicine Week is so important.