News release

Chemotherapy Preparation Lab Relocating

Government and Nova Scotia Health Authority are improving cancer care by relocating the province’s busiest lab where chemotherapy treatment is prepared.

As part of the QEII New Generation project, the province has approved about $4.6 million to move the Halifax lab from the Victoria Building to the Dickson Building on the Victoria General site of the QEII Health Sciences Centre.

The new lab will be bigger, modern and have new technology and equipment to better meet the current and future growing demands.

Construction is expected to start this spring and will take over a year to complete.

The QEII Health Sciences Foundation is contributing an additional $2 million towards equipment for the lab.

For updates, go to https://healthredevelopment.novascotia.ca/

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Government and Nova Scotia Health Authority are improving cancer care by relocating the province’s busiest lab where chemotherapy treatment is prepared, as part of the New Generation project.

As part of the Q-E-2 New Generation project, the province has approved about 4.6-million dollars to move the Halifax lab from the Victoria Building to the Dickson Building on the Victoria General site of the Q-E-2 Health Sciences Centre.

The Q-E-2 Health Sciences Foundation is contributing an additional 2-million dollars towards equipment for the lab.

For updates on the Q-E-2 New Generation project, visit the Nova Scotia Health Redevelopment website.

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Media Contacts:

Marla MacInnis
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Tel: 902-424-1750 Cell: 902-499-6428 Email:
Chrissy Matheson
Health and Wellness Cell: 902-471-2444 Email:
Carla Adams
Nova Scotia Health Authority Cell: 902-483-8516 Tel: 844-483-3344