Plans for New Hospital in Springdale Presented Today

Plans for New Hospital in Springdale Presented Today

 

July 11, 2018 ~  Plans for the new hospital in Springdale were presented today at the boardroom of Green Bay Community Health Centre in Springdale.

MHA Brian Warr attended,  as did  Louise Jones Interim President & CEO of Central Health and Donald Sturge Chair of the  Board of Trustees of Central Health.

Rendering for the new hospital in Springdale

Through the chants by protesters in support of Dr. Todd Young outside, John Haggie, Minister of Health and Community Services, announced construction will begin in August and is expected to take 18 to 20 months to complete.

Minister Haggie stated today construction will begin “… as soon as the contractor can be mobilized…”

A rendering for the new hospital in Springdale

The construction contract has been awarded to JMJ Holdings and is valued at approximately $12.6 million.

The new Green Bay Health Centre will be an about 3,000 square metres.  It will include space for doctor clinics, diagnostic and laboratory services, rehab, an emergency department and a nine-bed in-patient area.

Community Services will also be housed at the new facility.

FLOOR PLAN for the new hospital – The main door is at the top of the plan. Pink is emergency, dark green is in-patient rooms, yellow is reception, orange is rehabilitation, light blue is Community Services, deep pink is clinics

About 2 dozen protesters were outside the hospital during today’s announcement. They made their presence known  through chants in support of Dr. Todd Young who has been trying to have his full hospital privileges reinstated.

They were easy to hear from within the hospital’s boardroom, through the speeches and announcement.

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