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Nova Scotia to close two hospitals in Cape Breton, expand two others

Nova Scotia to close two hospitals in Cape Breton, expand two others
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The Nova Scotia government announced a plan to ‘reshape’ the health system in Cape Breton — with the closure of two hospitals and the expansion of two others in the region.

Premier Stephan McNeil and Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) president and CEO Janet Knox were heckled and booed as they announced the CBRM Health Care Redevelopment Plan in Sydney, N.S., on Monday.

The plan says the Northside General Hospital and New Waterford Consolidated Hospital will be closing to be replaced by new and “modern” community health centres and long-term care facilities.
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