Baddeck hospital ER being replaced with urgent treatment centre

Nova Scotia Health says the move is only temporary due to difficulties scheduling doctors and nurses

CBC NewsTom Ayers

The emergency department at the Victoria County Memorial Hospital in Baddeck, N.S., is being replaced with an urgent treatment centre.

That's an appointment-only clinic for non-life-threatening health issues such as simple fractures, sprains, earaches, minor cuts and mild abdominal pain.

Nova Scotia Health says the move is temporary as it struggles to find doctors and nurses to staff the emergency department.

The Baddeck emergency department has been closed for much of the summer and nearly all of…

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CBC NewsTom Ayers, Posted: Sep 22, 2022 5:32 PM AT | Last Updated: 29 minutes ago
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