NS government announces closure of two Cape Breton hospitals, expansion of two others

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Premier Stephen McNeil announced the closure of the Northside General Hospital and the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. In their place, the province proposes to build new community health centres staffed with medical teams and including day services and clinical support services. CBC reporters and Mainstreet host Yvonne LeBlanc - Smith spoke with Premier McNeil, Dr. Chris Milburn, Dr. Stephanie Langley & former CEO of the Cape Breton District Health Authority, John Malcom.

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