More Temporary ER Closures Expected at Northside General
The Emergency Department at the Northside General Hospital in North Sydney remains closed until further notice because of a broken water pipe. The Cape Breton District Health Authority says repairs and cleanup are currently underway at the hospital. Meanwhile, an announcement on more closures at the Northside Emergency Department is expected today. District spokesperson Erin Forsey says there will be a series of closures next month because of a shortage of nurses. The district’s Northside Family Physicians representative, Dr. Bernie MacInstosh says he was told the Emergency Department will be closed every night in December.