**** NSHA Media Release
Two new interventional radiology suites are now open on the third floor of the Halifax Infirmary, QEII Health Sciences Centre.
This project was announced in 2018 and is the first completed construction project at the QEII’s Halifax Infirmary, as part of the QEII New Generation project.
The QEII New Generation project is working create new care spaces that allow teams to be at their best, collaborate more, and deliver the best patient care experience possible
In an IR suite, procedures are done under local anesthetic using a needle and catheter placed in small incisions in the body.
As a result, patients recover faster, have a shorter hospital stay and have an overall improved care experience. Learn more: http://www.nshealth.ca/news/two-new-interventional-radiology-suites-open-diagnostic-imaging-halifax-infirmary
The QEII Foundation is contributing $1.25M to support technology in the IR suites. Learn more about their new campaign: https://qe2foundation.ca/current-priorities/interventional-radiology-suites
View a 360 tour of an Interventional Radiology suite: https://roundme.com/tour/429815475b569b77b6713dede5ddb687