QUEENS GENERAL
HOSPITAL

THE HOSPITAL (QGH)

Queens General Hospital in Liverpool is one of the finest and most modern Community Hospitals in Nova Scotia.

It has recently undergone a 16 million dollar renovation and new build, which was 90% funded by the Community. This added a 22 acute care bed medical floor and a Collaborative Care wing.

HOSPITAL SERVICES

The QGH provides many expert services. These include:

  • Ambulatory Care area with endoscopy and small procedure operating room.
  • Respiratory therapy.
  • Occupational therapy.
  • Physiotherapy services.
  • Mental health services.
  • Public health services.
  • Pharmacy.
  • Stress testing.
  • Laboratory services, with full lab and point-of-care testing available.
  • Diagnostic imaging, with on-call technicians available after hours.

COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE AREA

By using a holistic approach, the hospital's collaborative practice gives patients access to the most appropriate, responsive, and comprehensive care available. Located in QGH, the collaborative practice features:

  • Room for five physicians.
  • A Nurse Practitioner, pharmacist, and social worker.
  • Family practice nurses.
  • A mental health group.
  • Addiction specialists.
  • Visiting clinics, including Medicine, Surgical, Geriatrics, Palliative Care, Pediatrics, and Psychiatry
  • Opoid replacement clinic.

Liverpool is a training centre for medical students and Family Practice residents from Dalhousie Medical School.

EMERGENCY ROOM

QGH has a full-service emergency room with 24/7 coverage. Unlike other smaller municipalities, the QGH ER has never closed in the past 64 years. The QGH ER includes features such as monitoring capabilities, a video-laryngoscope, and a FAST ultrasound, a new digital X-ray, and 24-hour laboratory services.

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QGH FACILITIES & FEATURES

Notable facilities and features include:

  • Helipad.
  • Digital X-ray machine.
  • 22 acute care rooms with private bathrooms.
  • 4 concentrated care suites.
  • 2 bariatric rooms.
  • 2 infectious disease suites with laminar flow.
  • Ergonomically designed rooms with overhead lifts.
  • Large windows that maximize the use of natural light.
  • A rooftop deck and downstairs atrium for ambulatory patients.