Gatineau Hospital intensive care unit resumes service

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The Gatineau Hospital intensive care unit has resumed service after being closed because the weekend as a result of a scarcity of nurses.

In a launch, the regional well being authority, CISSS) stated the reopening was potential with the reassignment of different nurses already skilled in intensive care.

As well as, CISSSO stated it’s engaged on a extra everlasting resolution by, amongst different measures:

  • Calling on retired nurses who’ve already labored in intensive care;
  • Speaking with different Quebec establishments to discover the opportunity of lending us nurses quickly;
  • Calling on unbiased staffing businesses with nurses licensed to work in intensive care.

The unit closed Saturday night time and prompted the switch of 4 sufferers, together with two to Montreal.