NRHD News Release - Addition of a New HAU at NRGH Announced

The Nanaimo Regional Hospital District (NRHD) is pleased with the Province of British Columbia’s announcement that the new 12-bed intensive care unit (ICU) currently under construction at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH) has been expanded to include a new 12-bed high acuity unit (HAU). The cost of the HAU will be $18.5 million, with the NRHD contributing $7.4 million of the total project cost. Island Health will pool all sources of funding to build and maintain the new HAU. The ICU is expected to be open for patients in June 2023 and the HAU has a targeted opening date of September 2024.

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