West Island News
Lakeshore General forced to close birthing unit Friday due to lack of staff
“Friday night, the reorganization of services affected the delivery room. Service has been back to normal since 8 a.m. Saturday morning. The neonatal care unit suspended its activities at 11:30 p.m. Friday night and will resume its services on Monday, December 20th, at 8 a.m.”, indicated by email Hélène Bergeron-Gamache, spokesperson for the CIUSSS de l'Ouest-de-L'Ile. Emergency cases will still be taken care of in the unit during this closure.
“Thanks to the collaboration of other CIUSSS birthing centers; the birthing unit of LaSalle Hospital and that of the St. Mary's Hospital Center, services will be maintained for clientele,” added the spokesperson.