Soccer player Eduardo Sanchez will be able to keep his eyes on the ball after stopping by the Eye Care Centre at the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax earlier this month. The 25-year-old Dartmouth resident popped by the ophthalmology department at the Victoria General site May 12 to take part in Opening Eyes, an international program that provides free eye assessments, prescription eyewear, sunglasses and sports goggles to Special Olympics participants.
The installation schedule for the new MRI at Cape Breton Regional Hospital has been extended. It is now estimated that the install project will finish near the end of June, with full service planned for later in July. It was earlier estimated that the work would be completed by late spring.