Hants Community Hospital

Background

Completed in February 2018, the renovated Hants Community Hospital in Windsor is part of QEII New Generation project. A redevelopment of the QEII Health Sciences Centre, the project will make it possible for services to move out of the aging Victoria, Centennial and Dickson buildings on the Victoria General site.   

Care and services will be delivered at Hants Community Hospital or Dartmouth General Hospital, or the new Bayers Lake QEII Community Outpatient Centre or the expanded and renovated QEII Health Sciences Centre Halifax Infirmary (HI) campus.

Update

  • An unused operating room, along with the existing operating room, were renovated and reopened in February 2018
  • 800 more surgeries (general and orthopedic) will be done in Windsor each year - nearly doubling the annual number of procedures
  • The project cost $3.8 million

Benefits

  • Reducing wait times
  • Providing another option for where patients can go for surgery, in some cases closer to home
  • Providing modern, state-of-the-art operating rooms to work in
  • Helping recruit and retain doctors, nurses and other health professionals
  • Reinforcing the importance of the hospital to the community and surrounding area

Quick facts about Hants Community Hospital

  • 24-hour emergency department
  • inpatient care (28 hospital beds)
  • long-term care facility (32 beds)
  • surgery programs including general and orthopedic surgery
  • several specialty clinics (including obstetrics, gynecology, pediatrics, hematology)
  • mental health team