The Honourable Dr. Andrew Furey, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador introduced in the present day that the Authorities of Newfoundland and Labrador will construct a brand new hospital to switch St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital in St. John’s.
Premier Furey was joined for the announcement by the Honourable Tom Osborne, Minister of Well being and Neighborhood Companies, and the Honourable Elvis Loveless, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure.
Whereas the location of the brand new hospital has not been finalized, the location of the previous Grace Hospital is being thought of.
Consultants will probably be engaged this fall to start the planning of the brand new hospital.
Recognizing the kid care challenges confronted by well being professionals within the province, significantly with shifts throughout irregular hours, consideration for early studying and youngster care sources will probably be a part of the planning course of for the brand new hospital.
The substitute is along with the development of the brand new grownup psychological well being and addictions hospital, at the moment beneath development at Well being Sciences Centre. Building of the brand new grownup psychological well being and addictions hospital is anticipated to be accomplished in late 2024.
The Division of Transportation and Infrastructure additionally issued a young earlier this 12 months to enhance and increase the emergency division on the Well being Sciences Centre on the redevelopment of two,230 sq. metres of the present house and the development of a brand new 2,690 sq. metre extension.
The division anticipates awarding a contract on the redevelopment within the close to future.
The brand new infrastructure will assist realign the supply of acute care companies on the Northeast Avalon, enhance entry to healthcare, and make sure the applicable infrastructure is in place to fulfill future well being care wants.
“We all know that trendy healthcare infrastructure creates higher working environments and helps entice healthcare professionals, which results in higher well being care companies – and that’s the reason it is very important change this century-old constructing. That is consistent with the rules of Well being Accord NL, with the purpose of bettering social, financial, and environmental situations affecting the well being of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians and offering timelier entry to high quality care. We stay up for the following steps of constructing a brand new hospital for our province.”
Honourable Dr. Andrew Furey
Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador
“Our authorities is dedicated to rising entry to high quality well being care by reimagining and bettering the supply of companies all through our province. The development of a brand new hospital to switch St. Clare’s Hospital aligns with this dedication and permits for the supply of well being care in a brand new, trendy setting.”
Honourable Tom Osborne
Minister of Well being and Neighborhood Companies
“We’re excited that the substitute of St. Clare’s will assist enhance healthcare service supply for all Newfoundlanders and Labradorians. This mission can even create work for tradespeople on this province. Greater than 90 per cent of the tradespeople on the brand new grownup psychological well being and addictions hospital and new hospital in Nook Brook are from this province and we stay up for seeing that proceed.”
Honourable Elvis Loveless
Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure
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