Next Steps for Cape Breton Regional Hospital Expansion and Renovations

Government is inviting bids from companies interested in managing the construction of a major expansion at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. The Cape Breton Regional Hospital is getting a new emergency department, critical care department and cancer centre. All three services will be part of the new 190,000 square-foot building to be built at the back of the hospital as part of the CBRM Health Care Redevelopment project.

Josh Delong, right, looks over an image of the new collaborative healthcare facility planned for New Waterford. GREG MCNEIL/CAPE BRETON POST

Province announces details of North Sydney, New Waterford health redevelopments

From the Cape Breton Post – Acknowledging that it’s a unique combination of services, Premier Stephen McNeil announced Friday that the province will move ahead with a community hub model for its hospital redevelopment project in New Waterford, bundling a new health care centre and long-term care home along with Breton Education Centre.