N.S. health minister says Baddeck hospital ER will reopen eventually – CBC

N.S. health minister says Baddeck hospital ER will reopen eventually – CBC

by tmnationtalk on October 7, 2022128 Views

Michelle Thompson, who grew up in nearby Middle River, says government is committed to health-care recruitment

Oct 07, 2022

About 200 people packed into the Alexander Graham Bell Museum in Baddeck, N.S., on Thursday evening to hear the government’s plans for Victoria County Memorial Hospital.

Residents say they are worried the closure of the emergency department and opening of a temporary urgent treatment centre will become permanent.

But Nova Scotia Minister of Health and Wellness Michelle Thompson, who grew up in nearby Middle River, says that won’t happen.

The government is working on staff recruitment to reopen an emergency department in Baddeck that will be staffed around the clock, she told the crowd.

“We know that the emergency room here is important. We understand why and so we are committed to getting back to that model,” Thompson said later in an interview.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/baddeck-hospital-emergency-department-1.6609392

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