QEII

Construction of Dialysis Unit at Dartmouth General Hospital Moving Forward

Nova Scotians want better access to dialysis treatment. That is why government is moving ahead with an expansion of the dialysis unit at Dartmouth General Hospital.

Government has approved $7.46 million to add six more dialysis chairs as part of the QEII New Generation project. As a result, 36 more patients will be able to be treated in Dartmouth each week, bringing the total to close to 100 patients.

Construction of Dialysis Unit at Dartmouth General Hospital Moving Forward

Nova Scotians want better access to dialysis treatment. That is why government is moving ahead with an expansion of the dialysis unit at Dartmouth General Hospital.

Government has approved $7.46 million to add six more dialysis chairs as part of the QEII New Generation project. As a result, 36 more patients will be able to be treated in Dartmouth each week, bringing the total to close to 100 patients.

Two Companies Qualify to Bid on Halifax Infirmary Expansion

Two companies have qualified to bid to lead the expansion of the Halifax Infirmary, a major component of the QEII New Generation project.

EllisDon Infrastructure Healthcare and Plenary PCL Health will bid on the public-private-partnership project, which includes designing, building, financing and maintaining the expansion of the Infirmary site of the QEII Health Sciences Centre.

The expansion includes a new QEII Cancer Centre, a new outpatient centre, an expanded inpatient centre (hospital beds and operating rooms) and a new innovation and learning centre.

Next Steps for Bayers Lake Community Outpatient Centre

Government has issued a request for proposals for the QEII New Generation Project, which will allow the three companies vying to win the contract for the new Community Outpatient Centre in Bayers Lake, Halifax Regional Municipality, to develop their bid.

The request for proposal for the design, build, financing and maintenance of the new centre had been issued to the three successful bidders announced in May. The bidders include Bird Integrated Health Partners, Community Health Partners and EllisDon Infrastructure Healthcare.

Three Companies Qualify to Bid on Community Outpatient Centre

Three companies have been short listed to lead the public-private-partnership of the new Community Outpatient Centre in Bayers Lake, Halifax Regional Municipality.

Bird Integrated Health Partners, Community Health Partners and EllisDon Infrastructure Healthcare have qualified to bid on the design, build, finance and maintain of the new centre, which is part of the QEII New Generation project.

A request for proposals will be issued to the three successful bidders in July.

Another Construction Contract Awarded for QEII New Generation Project

Government has awarded the construction contract for relocating the QEII Health Sciences Centre’s chemotherapy preparation lab to a Bedford company.

Pomerleau Inc. was awarded the contract today, April 18.

As part of the QEII New Generation Project, the Halifax lab where chemotherapy treatment is prepared will move from the Victoria Building to the Dickson Building on the Victoria General site of the QEII Health Sciences Centre.

Hospice Halifax Celebrates Ribbon Cutting with Partners

(Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Halifax, NS)

Halifax’s first hospice residence for Nova Scotian patients and their families celebrated its official opening today, April 17, at 618 Francklyn Street in Halifax. The facility will welcome patients and families by the end of the month.

The 10-bed hospice residence, designed by architect Anne Sinclair, will provide end-of-life care for people living with a terminal illness. The facility cost $7 million to build.

Province Awards Contract for Dartmouth General Hospital Parking

Construction of the Dartmouth General Hospital's parking lot expansion begins this month, as part of the QEII New Generation project.

A contract was awarded to Avondale Construction Ltd. today, April 10, to knock down part of a provincially owned warehouse at 10 Acadia St. adjacent to Dartmouth General Hospital. This project will create more spaces for hospital parking. Currently, the hospital has about 350 parking spaces. Once complete, there will be about 500 parking spaces.

The cost of the contract is $1.4 million.

Chemotherapy Preparation Lab Relocating

Government and Nova Scotia Health Authority are improving cancer care by relocating the province's busiest lab where chemotherapy treatment is prepared.

As part of the QEII New Generation project, the province has approved about $4.6 million to move the Halifax lab from the Victoria Building to the Dickson Building on the Victoria General site of the QEII Health Sciences Centre.

The new lab will be bigger, modern and have new technology and equipment to better meet the current and future growing demands.

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