23/04/2021

Whiteabbey Nightingale Rehabilitation Facility Stood Down

The Nightingale rehabilitation facility at Whiteabbey hospital is being stood down for Coronavirus patients, the Northern Trust has announced.

The 100-bed facility opened last November as a "step down" hospital for people not ready to return home.

It will now be used as a non-Covid enhanced rehabilitation unit.
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Health Minister Robin Swann thanked all of the staff at the centre and said they provided exceptional levels of nursing.

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