Policy Number


Cobequid Community Health Centre Direct Admissions to QEII - Procedure - NSHA AD-C3-070


Due to transfer barriers between Cobequid Community Health Centre (CCHC) and Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre (QEII), patients often experience significant delays in accessing appropriate care. This procedure guide Team Members in efficiently transferring patients from CCHC directly to the QEII.

The procedure applies to:

Patients who require quick and timely access to surgery,

Patients already accepted by a consulting specialty area, or

Patients already known to a service (e.g., readmission within 30 days).