As the soothing sounds of Sting’s Fields of Gold fill the hallway, a small crowd gathers to listen to the volunteer choir that is singing in the foyer outside An Cala, the palliative care unit at Cape Breton Regional Hospital.
Nova Scotia Health Authority is moving to a summer nursing schedule for its emergency departments in Sydney, Glace Bay, North Sydney and New Waterford to ensure residents can continue to access the care they need.
Nova Scotia Health Authority’s (NSHA) Crossroads Cape Breton is working with Pathways to Employment Cape Breton to celebrate a community space of deep meaning and importance. On Friday, June 16, the partners will hold a celebration of remembrance on the Ach-Na-Sith property. The site, meaning “Field of Peace” is located in Sydney River. It is a memorial site for patients of the former Cape Breton Hospital, the largest mental health facility in Cape Breton’s history.