Building Tomorrow

Glace Bay Hospital

Opened in 1986, Glace Bay Hospital is a community hospital that serves Glace Bay, Dominion, Reserve Mines, Donkin, Port Morien, and surrounding areas. It currently has 44 acute care beds and 18 long-term care beds on 4North, a transitional long-term care unit.

The renovations will increase space by an estimated 30% and included the newly opened Tom Peach Renal Dialysis Clinic, a six-station unit that began treating patients in October, 2020.

Glace Bay Hospital

Other Improvements Include

CBP Infrastructure Cliff

New Emergency Department

Increased Space for Surgeries

Cliff Delaney – Project Manager at Nova Scotia Lands 

Glace Bay Hospital

Renal Dialysis Unit

The new six-station satellite renal dialysis unit opened in October 2020, enhancing and complementing services provided at other facilities in Cape Breton. 

The main dialysis centre for renal services in the Eastern Zone is at Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney with 26 stations. There are also four satellite renal dialysis units located at Northside General, Inverness Consolidated Memorial, St. Martha’s Regional and Strait-Richmond hospitals.

About the Renal Dialysis Unit:

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Latest Updates

Former Sydney dairy plant transformed into mock hospital

Former Sydney dairy plant transformed into mock hospital

From CBC – Part of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital redevelopment came to life this past week when a mock-up of several departments was constructed in the Sydney building that formerly housed the Scotsburn dairy plant.

Mockups allow Cape Breton medical professionals to see spaces before they’re built

Mockups allow Cape Breton medical professionals to see spaces before they’re built

From Saltwire – It may only look like pieces of coloured tape stuck to the floor but Troy Penney wants you to see windows, doors and medical equipment when you tour through the warehouse area of the former Scotsburn Dairy building on Upper Prince Street where two and three-dimensional mockups of future hospital rooms are temporarily housed.

Two areas of Glace Bay Hospital slated for construction

Two areas of Glace Bay Hospital slated for construction

From Saltwire Network – Two areas in Glace Bay Hospital will get some freshening up as part of a three-month-long upgrade project.

Glace Bay’s mini-boom: New businesses, renovated buildings, widespread construction spearheading wave of positivity

Glace Bay’s mini-boom: New businesses, renovated buildings, widespread construction spearheading wave of positivity

From the Cape Breton Post: The transformation of Senator’s Corner in the heart of downtown Glace Bay is symbolic of an increasing positivity in the economically-beleaguered former coal mining town, says a longtime community booster.