New ortho surgeon to join Aberdeen Hospital

The announcement of a new orthopedic surgeon to join the staff at the Aberdeen Hospital will mean shorter wait times for those waiting for hip or knee replacements. The provincial government has just announced the hiring of fur new surgeons for hospitals across the province, including the local hospital who will begin in September. “Government...

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Hundreds express concerns over state of healthcare in Pictou County

Many questions and concerns were raised on the state of healthcare in Pictou County on Sunday but few answers were found. This was the sentiment expressed by District 12 Councillor Chester Dewar at a public meeting on the issue held at Summer Street Industries. Several hundred people were in attendance. Although a non-political event, Dewar...

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