LifeLines: Voting and recovery - April 26, 2012

Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 12:19pm

Voting on Tentative Agreement

NSGEU Local 42 is conducting voting until noon on Friday.  To encourage participation, Capital Health is making space available at various locations within our facilities and the NSGEU is providing additional options.  

  • Specific locations and times for voting, and the tentative agreement, are posted on the NSGEU website
  • Recovery, Pending Ratification of the Agreement
  • In addition to emergency surgeries, the volume of surgeries for patients in-house, is increasing based on physician and co-lead assessment of patient need and bed availability
  • Walk-in services for Lab and Diagnostic Imaging are fully operational
  • Closed units remain closed pending ratification of the agreement 
  • Tentatively planning to open closed units Monday
  • Rebooking of postponed patient appointments (eg Diagnostic Imaging and Surgeries) is being done as quickly as possible, based on patient need and clinical priorities as determined by the physician and administrative co-leads


  • There is a media briefing today at 1 p.m. Watch the live webcast.