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Nova Scotia Health thanks public for help in locating missing patient
Patient Edith Hoffman has been located. She safely returned to hospital this afternoon.
Nova Scotia Health thanks the public and law enforcement for their help in locating the patient.
We also respectfully request that media remove any personally identifying information that has been published about the patient in consideration of the confidentiality of their personal health information.
Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient
Nova Scotia Health is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 73-year-old Edith Hoffman, who has gone missing from a Dartmouth hospital.
Ms. Hoffman is a Caucasian woman with long, straight black hair with bangs and hazel eyes. She stands approximately 5′ 4″and weighs 187 lbs. She was wearing black pants, a red jacket and white sneakers when last seen leaving on a short pass at 0900 this morning. Please see the photo below.
Anyone with information is asked to please contact their local law enforcement agency.