Kendall Worth: This is a story about William (not his real name), a man who was forcibly handcuffed by police and taken to the QEII when he had a mental health breakdown. William came out of the hospital feeling even worse than when he went in.
Media release: Friends of Halifax Common (FHC) are calling on the Halifax Regional Municipal and Nova Scotia governments to scrap the $30 million dollar, 500-stall, 8-storey parking garage planned for the Nova Scotia Museum property as part of the proposed $2 billion dollar QEII hospital expansion.
Media release: A Friends of Halifax Common petition on the proposed $2 billion dollar QEII hospital expansion will be presented by HRM Councillor Waye Mason at HRM council on Tuesday morning – Feb 25.
Long time trade union and anti-racism activist Dr. Lynn Jones is upset about the way she was treated by several staff members during a recent visit to the QEII emergency department in Halifax.
Danny Cavanagh on the government plans to build the QEII replacement through a P3 approach. “The real lesson history teaches is that private-public partnership deals are bad for taxpayers.”
NSGEU news release on this morning’s announcement that QEII redevelopment, which include the eventual decommissioning of part of the Victoria General site and the construction of five new health care buildings in the Halifax area, will be using a P3 model. “This government has chosen the most expensive way to get this project done,” said NSGEU President Jason MacLean.
Social isolation leads people living in poverty to go to the QEII Emergency Department just to experience a bit of human warmth. Kendall Worth investigates.
KJIPUKTUK (Halifax) – Placing the new QEII Community Outpatient Centre in Bayers Lake Industrial Park will create hurdles for many people…