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Staffing, funding issues blamed for North Shore Hospital building remaining unused

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Tue, 9 Apr 2024, 6:51pm

Staffing, funding issues blamed for North Shore Hospital building remaining unused

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 9 Apr 2024, 6:51pm

The lights are on and the hospital beds are in place, but the new surgical building on the grounds of North Shore Hospital remains unused.

The $300 million building was supposed to open its first couple floors last December, then this month.

Sarah Dalton from the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists suspects there's issues with staffing and the operational budget.

"When there is that level of investment in hospital infrastructure, we want to see it up and running as soon as possible."

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