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February 8, 2023

‘Lack of psychiatrists’ forces temporary closure of Lakeshore Hospital’s mental health unit

The psychiatric unit at Lakeshore General Hospital in Montreal’s West Island has been temporarily closed due to a shortage of psychiatrists, with patients diverted to Verdun’s Douglas Institute instead. In a statement, the West Island health authority (CIUSSS) said the move was made to “ensure safe care for our patients.” Source

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